Egalitarian Distributive Justice and Reasoning Luck
Luck Egalitarianism is an intensively developing theory of distributive justice, one of the most intriguing social problems of all times. This theory requires that only those distributive inequalities which result from peoples' wrong choices are allowed; and, in some versions, the account even recognizes such inequalities as being just. But wrong choice may also be a matter of personal bad luck of its agent; this posits a problem for a Luck Egalitarian: as matters of luck, the disadvantages caused by such wrong choices should be neutralized in spite of the fact that their agents could choose otherwise. In the following article, the nature of this problem will be analyzed, and some solutions will be observed.