The author's primary purpose in the passage is to

Ryan-Mahabir on September 23, 2019

Why is B correct? Why is E incorrect?


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Hannah-Anderson on October 9, 2019

Same question. Any insights are appreciated!

shunhe on December 23, 2019

Hi all,

Reading through the passage, we see it as more of a presentment of information. It tells us about Rawls' theory but doesn't really argue for or against it, which is why (E) is incorrect. (B), on the other hand, tells us that the theory is "novel," which is backed up by the passage's use of "ingenious" and "clever." The specific problem the theory addresses is the determination of what is justice if we reject a utilitarian ethical framework. Hope this helps!