Equality and diversity

Politics, Philosophy and Economics 1 (2):185-212 (2002)
Abstract
The foundations of human inequality lie in the fact of human diversity, or in the human tendency to differentiate from some while associating with others to form groups. The diversity which results from association and differentiation makes equality unattainable. Diversity and equality are incompatible, and attempts to promote one can only be made at the expense of the other. In these circumstances, we should abandon the ideal of equality as incapable of offering us an adequate understanding of the nature of the good society. Key Words: diversity • equality • property • Rousseau • culture.
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