Justice and Egalitarianism: Formal and Substantive Equality in Some Recent Theories of Justice, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Justice and Egalitarianism

Formal and Substantive Equality in Some Recent Theories of Justice, 1st Edition

By Michael Quinn

Routledge

366 pages

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First published in 1991. This study is a critical survey of substantive egalitarian theories of justice, that is to say, various theories containing principles for the distribution of social resources which, it is argued, base themselves on a fundamental principle of equality. This title will be of interest to students of politics and philosophy.

Table of Contents

Part One: Justice and Equality; 1. Formal Justice and Formal Equality 2. Egalitarianism and Justification; Part Two: Substantive Egalitarianism; Introduction; 3. Libertarianism 4. Equality of Opportunity and Differential Desert 5. ‘Liberty’ and the Conditions of Choice 6. Egalitarianism, the Plasticity of Persons, and Legitimate Inequalities; Conclusion: Equality of Value and Equality in Distribution; Bibliography

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy (54 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1924 and 2003. Political theory has a long history and broad scope, this set draws together research from leading academics covering key themes such as: liberty and justice, power, federalism, anarchy and direct action, socialism, Marxism and liberalism. It will be of interest to students of both politics and philosophy.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General