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Social equality : on what it means to be equals

Author: Carina Fourie; Fabian Schuppert; Ivo Wallimann-Helmer
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
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Is equality valuable? This question dominates many discussions of social justice, which tend to center on whether certain forms of distributive equality are valuable, such as the equal distribution of primary social goods. But these discussions often neglect what is known as social or relational equality. Social equality suggests that equality is foremost about relationships and interactions between people, rather  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carina Fourie; Fabian Schuppert; Ivo Wallimann-Helmer
ISBN: 9780199331109 0199331103
OCLC Number: 879662319
Description: xiv, 242 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The nature and distinctiveness of social equality : an introduction / Carina Fourie, Fabian Schuppert, and Ivo Wallimann-Helmer --
Part I: The nature of social equality. The practice of equality / Samuel Scheffler ; Relational equality, non-domination, and vulnerability / Marie Garrau and Cécile Laborde ; Conceptions and dimensions of social equality / John Baker ; To praise and to scorn : the problem of inequalities of esteem for social egalitarianism / Carina Fourie ; Being equals : analyzing the nature of social egalitarian relationships / Fabian Schuppert --
Part II: The relationship between equalty, justice, and politics. Justice, respect, and treating people as equals / Andrew Mason ; Social equality--or just justice? / Christian Schemmel ; The principles and the presumption of equality / Stefan Gosepath ; On the scope and grounds of social equality / Rekha Nath ; Social equality and social inequality / Jonathan Wolff.
Responsibility: edited by Carina Fourie, Fabian Schuppert, and Ivo Wallimann-Helmer ; foreword by David Miller.


This volume brings together a collection of ten original essays which present new analyses of social and relational equality in philosophy and political theory. The essays analyze the nature of  Read more...


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a positive and distinctive contribution ... An important addition to the literature on moral and political equality ... Highly recommended. * H. Oberdiek, CHOICE * ... Social Equality contains many Read more...

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