maximin criterion


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maximin criterion

[′mak·sə‚min krī‚tir·ē·ən]
(mathematics)
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In support of the first of these propositions, that a maximin criterion should apply to "first principle goods," Pogge merely states the following: Assuming that each basic structure can be ...
(58) The idea that a just basic structure would maximise the worth of liberty for the least advantaged is best understood as the application of a maximin criterion in evaluating the extent to which institutions realise the second principle of justice.
At the other extreme, as [Pi] grows this decision criterion approaches the maximin criterion within the AH set of criteria.