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Complete Lives Egalitarianism

Dennis McKerlie

in Justice Between the Young and the Old

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199769131
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979615 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769131.003.0002

Series: Oxford Ethics Series

Complete Lives Egalitarianism

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This chapter considers the arguments for why egalitarian moral concerns should include the temporal scope of a complete life. The arguments are individually and collectively persuasive, and a view that attempts to apply egalitarian principles to temporal parts of lives must respond to them.

Keywords: egalitarian moral concerns; temporal scope; complete life

Chapter.  3690 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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