Rawls’ Cake — Justice as Fairness

Rawl’s Principles of Justice Explained.

John Rawls is a famous American philosopher who is well known for his book A Theory of Justice. Rawls published this book in 1971 and spent the rest of his life answering objections, and reviewing his theory, until his death in 2002. In this article, I will try to explain in lay terms both Rawl’s original position or veil of ignorance, and his two principles of…