Spheres Of Justice: A Defense Of Pluralism And Equality

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Basic Books, 2008-08-05 - 364 psl.
The distinguished political philosopher and author of the widely acclaimed Just and Unjust Wars analyzes how society distributes not just wealth and power but other social “goods” like honor, education, work, free time—even love.
 

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Membership
31
Security and Welfare
64
Money and Commodities
95
Office
129
Hard Work
165
Free Time
184
Education
197
Kinship and Love
227
Divine Grace
243
Recognition
249
Political Power
281
Tyrannies and Just Societies
312
NOTES
323
INDEX
337
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Michael Walzer is Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, and the author of many widely heralded books, including Spheres of Justice, Exodus and Revolution, and The Company of Critics, all available from Basic Books. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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