Discussion Questions on Swift, Chapter 1, pp. 22-end

1. What is the point of regarding society and government as the result of a social contract?

2. What, according to Nozick, makes a distribution of wealth just?

3. Does Nozick believe that redistribution is morally permissible?

4. Does the market distribute to individuals what they deserve?

5. What are the three notions of desert that Swift distinguishes?