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(See the complete passage discussion here: lsat/viewtopic.php?t=14182)
The correct answer choice is (A)
As discussed in relation to earlier questions associated with this passage set, Passage A set out a two-principle theory of justice regarding property, while Passage B applied the principle of justice in transfer to the case of Native American land ownership. The correct answer choice will describe this distinction.
Answer choice (A): This is the correct answer choice. The general view espoused by Passage A was the theory of justice regarding property, including the principle of justice in transfer. What makes this answer choice a bit difficult is the fact that although Passage B appears to be applying the principle of justice in transfer, it is not clear that the author would agree with the position taken by Passage B. Passage B talks about the "natural" way of reasoning in the abstract - "one" might take that position, but that doesn't mean the author would. It's possible that he sees another, less obvious way of reasoning and agrees with that one instead.
Answer choice (B): Passage A does not discuss competing views, but rather details only one view, the theory of justice in property regarding property.
Answer choice (C): We cannot say that the theory of justice regarding property is a commonly held principle, and Passage A does not argue in favor of a particular policy recommendation. So, this answer choice is incorrect.
Answer choice (D): Here, the answer choice is incorrect because Passage A does not provide an argument in favor of a view. Rather, Passage A simply details a view, that of the theory of justice regarding property. Further, it is incorrect to say that Passage B does not provide an argument in support of a view, since it provides reasons for the position that land in North America should be returned to Native Americans where feasible to do so.
Answer choice (E): It is incorrect to say that Passage B attempts to undermine the theory of justice regarding property detailed in Passage A.