The Ideal of Equality

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Matthew Clayton, Andrew Williams
St. Martin's Press, 2000 - Philosophy - 230 pages
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One of the central debates within contemporary Anglo-American political philosophy concerns how to formulate an egalitarian theory of distributive justice which gives coherent expression to egalitarian convictions and withstands the most powerful anti-egalitarian objections. This book brings together many of the key contributions to that debate by some of the world's leading political philosophers.

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Great collection of essays on different versions of egalitarianism. I'm especially fond of the essays by Parfit ("Equality of Priority") and Dworkin ("Justice in the Distribution of Health Care"). I ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Matthew Clayton is Lecturer in Government at Brunel University.

Andrew Williams is Research Fellow in Public Philosophy at the University of Warwick.

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