Spheres Of Justice: A Defense Of Pluralism And Equality

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Basic Books, 5 aug. 2008 - 364 pagina's
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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Walzer argues in favour of an idea he calls "complex equality", and against the view that goods with different meaning and content can be lumped together into the larger category of primary goods, as is advocated by John Rawls, in his A Theory of Justice (1971). Volledige review lezen

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Real world philosophy rather than the ivory tower justice of Rawls, Walzer separates the world into spheres where justice is distributed differently in each sphere, with many real world examples ... Volledige review lezen

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Over de auteur (2008)

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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