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1430–6). Rawls thinks that as we do political philosophy, in particular as we seek out an appropriate conception of justice, we should move back and forth between the promptings of the contractual method and the requirements of the method of reflective equilibrium. We take a certain specification of the original position and consider what principles it would lead us to endorse as principles of justice. If we find a match or equilibrium between those principles and our considered judgements, then that is fine.
3). The principles are to be general in form, not mentioning particular persons; they are to be universal in application, applying potentially to everyone; and, most important, they are to be publicly recognized as the final court of appeal for resolving people’s conflicting claims (Rawls, 1971, pp. 1430–6). Rawls thinks that as we do political philosophy, in particular as we seek out an appropriate conception of justice, we should move back and forth between the promptings of the contractual method and the requirements of the method of reflective equilibrium.
The analytical theory of the right is a contribution of positive merit and political thought is the better for taking the relevant analytical distinctions on board. Theory of the good There are two elements in the received analytical assumptions about the theory of the political good. The first is a universalist form of personalism, as I shall describe it, and the second a valuational solipsism. Personalism is a plausible working assumption in 20 analytical philosophy political philosophy but it has often been distorted by association with the solipsist thesis.