Which of the following statements reflecting the differences and similarities of Rawls and
Nozick’s conception of justice is correct? Indicate the correct option.
1. Rawls and Nozick both disagree on fundamental questions pertaining to the extent of state
intervention in the private sphere and the principles governing distribution of goods, however,
there is consensus that the protection of individual interests is most important.
2. Nozick shares Rawls’ view that the purpose of the state is to achieve a just distribution for its
3. Rawls and Nozick ascribe to a principle of justice that advocates for the equal distribution of
4. Both Rawls and Nozick adopt an ahistorical approach to establishing principles of justice which
downplays the significance of historical circumstances that are morally relevant when addressing
contemporary questions on justice.
Option 1 is Correct