Paternalism and the Welfare State
This topic explores values issues associated with paternalism and the welfare state, including the perennial question of what is the “right thing” for a government to do.
Topic learning outcome
Familiarity with the philosophical questions associated with paternalism and the welfare state.
Core concepts associated with this topic
|Enforcement||Legitimate Coercion||Procedural Fairness|
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Image: The Daily Bell, at http://www.thedailybell.com/editorials/richard-ebeling-a-world-without-the-welfare-state/, accessed 31 May 2016.