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Single Idea 20611

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / D. Justice / 2. The Law / a. Legal system]

Full Idea

If we expect others to obey the laws we think just, do we have an obligation to obey the laws that other people think just?

Gist of Idea

If others must obey laws that we like, we must obey laws that they like?


Tuckness,A/Wolf,C (This is Political Philosophy [2017], 6 'What should')

Book Reference

Tuckness,A / Wolf,C: 'This is Political Philosophy' [Wiley Blackwell 2017], p.144

A Reaction

Depends whether you have to be consistent about everything. I'm picky about which laws I obey, but I'm not going to tell you that, in case you get the same idea. Free riders.