Canadian Journal of Philosophy 37 (2):179-201 (2007)

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Christopher Morgan-Knapp
State University of New York at Binghamton
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The idea that all people are moral equals enjoys broad support. Practically speaking, there is no doubt that this is a great moral victory. Inegalitarian views are often morally arbitrary, and many have been used to support self-serving and deeply harmful actions and policies. Coming, as it does, on the heels of ideas of racial, ethnic, religious, and gender-based superiority, there is no question that the world is a far better place for our commitment to the idea that all humans deserve to be shown equal moral respect or concern.
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest  Moral standing
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DOI cjphil20073728
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