Equality for Inegalitarians (BOK)

George Sher

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This book offers a new and compelling account of distributive justice and its relation to choice. Unlike luck egalitarians, who treat unchosen differences in people's circumstances as sources of unjust inequality to be overcome, Sher views such differences as pervasive and unavoidable features of the human situation. Appealing to an original account of what makes us moral equals, he argues that our interest in successfully negotiating life's ever-shifting contingencies is more basic than our interest in achieving any more specific goals. He argues, also, that the state's obligation to promote this interest supports a principled version of the view that what matters about resources, opportunity, and other secondary goods is only that each person have enough. The book opens up a variety of new questions, and offers a distinctive new perspective for scholars of political theory and political philosophy, and for those interested in distributive justice and luck egalitarianism.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter George Sher
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107009578
Antall sider 190 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 488 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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