1. What is the difference between equality of outcome and Cohens socialist equality of opportunity? Does Cohens socialism require equality of outcome?
2. What kinds of inequalities are compatible with Cohens socialism?
3. For the sake of discussion, assume that socialism as Cohen describes it is feasible, would you prefer to live in a socialist system or in a system like the current US? Why?
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The reading this week argued that the left/right political divide will shift into an up/down political divide. What two elements does the Up-Wing political philosophy inherit from the left and the right?
2. Provide an example of a risk (real or imaginary) that Up-wingers would respond to differently. Describe how each would respond to your example.
3. Do you identify more as an Up-winger or a Down-winger? Why?
Total of six questions