Kant, Mill, and Rawls' Contractarianism Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Kant, Mill, and Rawls' Contractarianism
An analysis of the immorality of torture through the theories of Kant, Mill and Rawls' Contractarianism.
# 137200 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (Ethics)

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The paper discusses how Rawls' Contractarian philosophy resides in the social contracts that are made between individuals and the governments they must serve for the greater good. The paper explains that for Rawls, the premise of torture would not be a viable way for the United States (for example) to use torture, even if the person may save thousands of lives in the ticking time bomb scenario.

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