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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Timothy Hinton Michael Otsuka, Libertarianism without Inequality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 2003. Pp. viii, 158. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 1 (January 2005) Michael...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 148–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
... amply repay close reading. Tan develops his view with reference to three questions: where does distributive justice matter? Why should we care about economic inequality? And among whom does justice hold? The first question is taken up in the first third of Tan's book; his answer is that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 435–439.
Published: 01 July 2016
...), such social structures can deprive the marginalized from having the ability to understand their own experience, articulate and express it, or be taken seriously when they do (124–26). 1 Laden's analysis also suggests a compelling diagnosis of what is bad about inequality when it does happen...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 600–603.
Published: 01 October 2001
... just civil condition lies at the core of his politics. Though he was willing to concede a considerable degree of economic inequal- ity, Kant recognized the pernicious aspects of such inequality and sought to limit its operation and extent. For example, his distinction between active and passive...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 603–606.
Published: 01 October 2001
..., represented most notably by Wilhelm Humboldt and Friedrich Hayek. According to Kaufman, Kant’s insistence that we have an obli- gation to secure a rightful or just civil condition lies at the core of his politics. Though he was willing to concede a considerable degree of economic inequal- ity, Kant...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2004) 113 (4): 584–587.
Published: 01 October 2004
... expressed by a global difference principle. In the present work, his main objective is to counter pov- 586 BOOK REVIEWS erty rather than global inequality as such. Indeed, the morally austere starting point of Pogge’s institutional...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2002
... maximin to derive the first principle of justice requiring equal basic liberties, but not to derive the second principle permitting inequal- ities in wealth insofar as they maximally benefit the minimally advantaged. Such a strategy is surprising. One would think that the maximin rule (picking that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 598–601.
Published: 01 October 2000
... theory of distributive justice should be “ambition-sensitive” but not “endowment-sensitive.” That is, it will allow inequalities that reflect the fact that some people “choose to invest rather than consume, or to consume less expensively rather than more, or to work in more rather than less...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
... constitutional, legislative, and political protections against inequality. These include publicly funded health and education, progressive taxation of real estate and capital gains, demogrants, and coupon ownership of the major means of production. Thomas's favored form of so-called predistribution is the coupon...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... States, racial inequality and reparations, black women's sexuality and hip-hop, and the morality of racial identity. One might distinguish the works generally as falling along one of two axes, one comprising abstract, theoretical analyses of race, such as the metaphysics of race and theories of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 601–604.
Published: 01 October 2000
... rather than equality of welfare, and in particular, he maintains that a prop- er egalitarian theory of distributive justice should be “ambition-sensitive” but not “endowment-sensitive.” That is, it will allow inequalities that reflect the fact that some people “choose to invest rather than...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 446–448.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Inequality, the Ernile, and the Social Contract-which, he says, “constitute the axes of Rousseau’s idea of formation. The formation of the human race is the axis of the Second Discourse, the formation of the individual that of the Ernile, and the formation of the citizen that of the Social...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 603–632.
Published: 01 October 2007
... (1980): 515–72. For Dworkin, see “What Is Equality? Part 2: Equality of Resources,” Philosophy and Public Affairs 10 (1981): 283–345. Discussions of Sen are drawn mainly from Commodities and Capabilities (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1985); Inequality Reexamined (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 664–667.
Published: 01 October 2013
... referred to as “cosmopolitanism.” But the account is also distinct from cosmopolitans' usual foil: a “parochial egalitarianism” (9) that denies that economic inequality between societies is a matter of fairness. James argues for significantly egalitarian cross-border duties while enshrining the state...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2003) 112 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... facts of gender segre- gation and the implications of workplace segregation on economic inequalities between men and women. In this discussion, for example, to discuss the objec- tive harm of sexual harassment would partially undercut the claim that women object to harassment only because they are...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2003
... must hold that the importance of such qualities as kindness and respect must ultimately be discov- ered through experience.) Audi does allow that injustice may itself be a ground for the rationality of wanting to avoid inequality. Perhaps he does not think of the “moral” qualities as less...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 141–147.
Published: 01 January 2012
... þ198 pp. Barfield, Raymond. 2011. The Ancient Quarrel between Philosophy and Poetry. New York: Cambridge University Press. x þ 278 pp. Bauman, Zygmunt. 2011. “Collateral Damage: Social Inequalities in a Global Age.” Malden, MA: Polity Press. 224 pp. Bennett, Karen, and Dean W. Zimmerman, eds...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 282–285.
Published: 01 April 2005
... affect any ratepayer’s overall tax liability. Third, even average tax rates are only important insofar as they affect the justice of overall distributions in terms of increasing or decreasing poverty, inequality, and so on. This widening of perspective is characteristic of the authors...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 285–288.
Published: 01 April 2005
... exemptions and credits greatly affect any ratepayer’s overall tax liability. Third, even average tax rates are only important insofar as they affect the justice of overall distributions in terms of increasing or decreasing poverty, inequality, and so on. This widening of perspective is characteristic...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 July 2001
... guaranteed minimum allowing inequalities in basic goods that favor the talented and industrious provided we maintain the mandatory floor. We must worry that Fleischacker’s concern to reward talent and industry in the name of judgment will leave the less fortunate without adequate opportunity to...