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23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 5. Free Rider

[one who achieves maximum success by breaking contracts]

6 ideas
Sin first, then sacrifice to the gods from the proceeds [Plato]
If there is a good reason for breaking a contract, the same reason should have stopped the making of it [Hobbes]
No one who admitted to not keeping contracts could ever be accepted as a citizen [Hobbes]
We all know that just pretending to be someone's friend is not the good life [Foot]
A weakness of contractual theories is the position of a person of superior ability and power [Williams,B]
Any social theory of morality has the problem of the 'free rider', who only pretends to join in [Scruton]