Republic of Equals: Predistribution and Property-Owning Democracy

Republic of Equals: Predistribution and Property-Owning Democracy

by Alan Thomas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190602116
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/06/2016
Series: Oxford Political Philosophy Series
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Alan Thomas is currently Professor of Ethics at the University of York. Educated at Cambridge, Harvard (as a Kennedy Scholar), and Oxford Universities he has held visiting appointments at the University of British Columbia, Tulane University, St. Louis University and the Australian National University. His interests in philosophy include moral and political philosophy, epistemology and the philosophy of mind

Table of Contents


Chapter One: Rawls, Republicanism and Liberal-republicanism
Chapter Two: Justice, Pareto and Equality.
Chapter Three: G. A. Cohen's neo-Marxist Critique of Rawls
Chapter Five: Three Forms of Republican Egalitarianism.
Chapter Six: A Liberal-republican Economic System
Chapter Seven: Rawls's Critique of Welfare State Capitalism.
Chapter Eight: Property-owning Democracy Versus Market Socialism
Chapter Nine: Towards a Pluralistic Commonwealth
Chapter Ten: Classical Liberalism and Property-owning Democracy
Chapter Eleven: A Realistic Utopianism?
Chapter Twelve: Inequality and Globalization
Conclusion: Nothing is Obvious


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