Democratic socialism encyclopedia of activism and social justice Sage reference project (forthcoming)
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Democratic Socialism -- The relationship between democracy and socialism is a curious one. Both traditions are rooted philosophically in the concept of equality, but different aspects of equality are emphasized. Democracy appeals to political equality, the right of all individuals to participate in setting the rules to which all will be subject. Socialism emphasizes material equality--not strict equality, but an end to the vast disparities of income and wealth traceable to the inequalities of ownership of means of production.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Thom Brooks (2007). Equality and Democracy. Ethical Perspectives 14 (1):3-12.
Pablo Gilabert (2012). Cohen on Socialism, Equality and Community. Socialist Studies 8 (1):101-121.
Richard J. Arneson (2000). Luck Egalitarianism and Prioritarianism. Ethics 110 (2):339-349.
Sagar Sanyal (2012). A Defence of Democratic Egalitarianism. Journal of Philosophy 109 (7):413-34.
Friedrich A. von Hayek (1979). Social Justice, Socialism & Democracy: Three Australian Lectures. Centre for Independent Studies.
John E. Roemer (1994). Egalitarian Perspectives: Essays in Philosophical Economics. Cambridge University Press.
Raymond Plant (1981). Democratic Socialism and Equality. In Anthony Crosland, David Lipsey & R. L. Leonard (eds.), The Socialist Agenda: Crosland's Legacy. Cape.
Kai Nielsen (1989). A Moral Case for Socialism. Critical Review 3 (3-4):542-553.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads16 ( #108,529 of 1,101,948 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #306,569 of 1,101,948 )
How can I increase my downloads?