Ideas from 'A Matter of Principle' by Ronald Dworkin [1985], by Theme Structure

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25. Social Practice / E. Policies / 4. Taxation
If we assess what people would buy in an imaginary insurance market, our taxes could copy it
                        Full Idea: If we can make sense of a hypothetical insurance market, and find a determinate answer to the question of what insurance people would buy in it, then we could use the tax system to duplicate the results.
                        From: report of Ronald Dworkin (A Matter of Principle [1985]) by Will Kymlicka - Contemporary Political Philosophy: Intro 2.4.b
                        A reaction: This is a nice alternative from Dworkin to Rawls's 'veil of ignorance' approach.