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Introduction

Colin M. Macleod

in Liberalism, Justice, and Markets

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198293972
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599798 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198293976.003.0001
 Introduction

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Provides an overview of the nature and importance of Ronald Dworkin's influential account of liberal equality expressed in theory of equality of resources. Special emphasis is placed on the novelty and power of Dworkin's theory in comparison to other recent works on justice.

Keywords: Ronald Dworkin; egalitarianism; equality of resources; justice; liberal equality; liberty; neutrality; John Rawls

Chapter.  6650 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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