What is the right thing to do in episode 01 of the moral side of murder? Bentham said, the right thing to do (individually or collectively) is to maximize utility as in his remarkable quote “the greatest good for the greatest number”. The welfare, utility, and happiness of everybody are justified reasons to do an act of murder.
What does Sandel say about justice? Sandel explained the three basic schools of thought behind justice, succinctly represented by the words “Utility”—seeking the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people; “Consent”—respecting the rights and freedoms of individuals; and “Virtue”—promoting virtue through government and law.
What is the veil of ignorance according to Rawls? The Veil of Ignorance is a way of working out the basic institutions and structures of a just society . According to Rawls,, working out what justice requires demands that we think as if we are building society from the ground up, in a way that everyone who is reasonable can accept.
What is Rawls two principles of distributive justice? Rawls’ theory consists of three core components: All people should have equal individual rights and liberties. All people should have equal and equitable levels of opportunity. Attempts to mitigate economic inequalities should maximize the benefits of those who are the least advantaged.