Appraisal 11 (1):56-60 (2016)

Martin Montoya
Universidad de Navarra
Harry Frankfurt has published On Inequality, but this is not the first time he has written about this subject. Frankfurt already criticized a rationalistic notion of equality on other occasions (Frankfurt, 1987 & 1997). In these works he says a rationalistic notion of equality cannot fit in with our belief that agents possess their own volitional necessities, which shape volitional structures of the human will. However, Frankfurt's explanatory connection between volitions, love and identification make it difficult to talk about personal freedom.
Keywords Harry Frankfurt  Love  Rationality  action  Equality
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Equality as a Moral Ideal.Harry Frankfurt - 1987 - Ethics 98 (1):21-43.
Rescuing Frankfurt-Style Cases.Alfred R. Mele & David Robb - 1998 - Philosophical Review 107 (1):97-112.
Equality.Thomas Nagel - 1979 - In Mortal Questions. Cambridge University Press.

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