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Equality in political philosophy

Sanford A. Lakoff

Equality in political philosophy

by Sanford A. Lakoff

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Published by Beacon in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


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Originally pub. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1964.

Statementby Sanford A. Lakoff.
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Open LibraryOL14606990M

  Gerald Allan Cohen was Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford for 23 years and is considered one of the most influential political philosophers of the past quarter-century. He died in The Political Philosophy of G. A. Cohen is the first full-length study on the unity of Cohen's political thought. It proceeds thematically, . An Introduction to Political Philosophy. Author: Furio Cerutti; Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Politics is hugely complex. Some try to reduce its complexity by examining it through an ideological worldview, a one-size-fits-all prescriptive formula or a quantitative examination of as many .

This book offers a persuasive new argument for reconciling the tensions that arise when liberal democratic states try to protect two important kinds of .   He has published widely in the areas of moral and political philosophy and is the author of The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits () and The Rule of the Many: Fundamental Issues in Democratic Theory (). He is currently finishing a book on the foundations of equality.

The ideal of equality has led a double existence in modern society. In one guise the ideal has been at least very popular if not uncontroversial and in its other guise the ideal has been attractive to some and repulsive to others. These two aspects of equality are equality of democratic citizenship and equality of condition. North American rights only. Organized around such themes as equality before the law, equality of opportunity, and equality of result, the selections included in this anthology range from Plato to the present, treating a topic of fundamental importance to political theory.


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Equality in political philosophy. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Lakoff, Sanford A. Equality in political philosophy. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Sanford A Lakoff.

Equality is an undisputed political and moral value. But until quite recently, political philosophers have not fully explored its complexity. The literature on equality and egalitarianism is vast, complex, and multilayered—with over thirty-five years of philosophical discussion.

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