The core idea of Robert Nozick’s truth tracking theory is that if one has a tendency to believe something when it’s true, and not believe it when it’s false, then one knows it. (Nagel, p. 62).
What does Nozick say about redistribution?
Robert Nozick (1974, p 169) for example, has argued that redistribution in the form of compulsory taxation is “morally on par with forced labor.” And he has famously criticized egalitarian principles of distributive justice, such as Rawls’s difference principle (which categorizes as unjust any national economic order …
How would Nozick approach wealth and income inequality?
Nozick argues that inequality will certainly arise because everyone will have different combinations of luck, effort, choice, and talent that determine their wealth and income. This resultant inequality is fair so long as self-ownership is respected.
What is the redistribution of wealth theory?
Redistribution of income and wealth is the transfer of income and wealth (including physical property) from some individuals to others through a social mechanism such as taxation, welfare, public services, land reform, monetary policies, confiscation, divorce or tort law.