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- noun The state or condition of being
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One who relies on the equiprobability assumption in choosing principles of justice in the original position is being foolishly reckless given the gravity of choice at stake.
When the equiprobability assumption is made, the parties in the original position would choose the principle of average utility instead of the principles of justice (see Harsanyi 1975).
If assuming equiprobability, if the event in question has such a small probability, so have all other competing events.
Harsanyi (1977) argues that a version of utilitarianism can be defended on the basis of an ˜equiprobability model,™ according to which an agent ought to choose between social systems