Australasian Journal of Philosophy 87 (3):425 – 443 (2009)
|Abstract||Many think that equality is an intrinsic value. However, this view, especially when based on a consequential foundation, faces familiar objections related to the claim that equality is sometimes good for none and bad for some: most notably the levelling down objection. This article explores a unique (consequential) conception of equality, as part of a more general conception of fairness concerning the resolution of interpersonal conflicts, which is not exposed to these objections.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Re'em Segev (2010). Hierarchical Consequentialism. Utilitas 22 (3):309-330.
Caj Strandberg (2001). Two Conceptions of Inequality. Philosophical Papers 30 (2):169–199.
Roger Fjellstrom (2002). Equality Does Not Entail Equality Across Species. Environmental Ethics 24 (4):339-352.
R. Elgueta (1997). Characterization Classes Defined Without Equality. Studia Logica 58 (3):357-394.
Ingmar Persson (2011). Prioritarianism, Levelling Down and Welfare Diffusion. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 14 (3):307-311.
Larry S. Temkin (2003). Equality, Priority or What? Economics and Philosophy 19 (1):61-87.
Joseph Raz (2009). On the Value of Distributional Equality. In Stephen De Wijze, Matthew H. Kramer & Ian Carter (eds.), Hillel Steiner and the Anatomy of Justice: Themes and Challenges. Routledge.
Thomas Christiano & Will Braynen (2008). Inequality, Injustice and Levelling Down. Ratio 21 (4):392-420.
Added to index2010-05-07
Total downloads45 ( #24,498 of 549,017 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #25,706 of 549,017 )
How can I increase my downloads?