Justice, institutions, and luck the site, ground, and scope of equality (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Justice, institutions, and luck the site, ground, and scope of equality

Author: Kok-Chor Tan
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Paperback ed.View all editions and formats
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Kok-Chor Tan addresses three key questions in egalitarian distributive justice: Where does distributive equality matter?; Why does it matter?; And among whom does it matter? He argues for an institutional site for egalitarian justice, and suggests that the mitigation of arbitrariness or luck is the basis for distributive commitments. He also argues that distributive obligations are global in scope, applying between  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kok-Chor Tan
ISBN: 9780198701545 0198701543 9780199588855 0199588856
OCLC Number: 951381381
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [198] - 204
Description: IX, 208 Seiten
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements ; 1. Introduction ; PART I. INSTITUTIONS ; 2. Institutions and Justice ; 3. Evading the Demands of Justice ; PART II. LUCK ; 4. Luck Egalitarianism: A Modest Account ; 5. Defending Luck Egalitarianism ; PART III. GLOBAL JUSTICE ; 6. Global Institutions and Justice ; 7. The Arbitrariness of Nationality ; 8. Clarifications and Conclusions ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Tan Kok-Chor

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Kok-Chor Tan addresses three key questions in political philosophy: Where does distributive equality matter? Why does it matter? And among whom does it matter? He argues for an institutional site for  Read more...

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The book engages with three important questions, and deals with them in great detail and with admirable even-handedness. * Chris Armstrong, Social Theory and Practice * A welcome contribution to the Read more...

 
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