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egalitarian

of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality
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We acknowledge that race conscious admissions were not contemplated by members of the Truman Commission in articulating the egalitarian or benefits justifications.
First, because the moral autonomy of the individual is the fundamental norm of the egalitarian constitution, the latter will not permit governments to enact laws whose purpose is to instruct citizens in the well-ordered integration of human goods into a self-sufficient life.
Egalitarian intuitions call for redistribution that takes from the better-off--the rich, the healthy, and the fulfilled--and gives to the worse-off-the poor, the sick, and the desolate.
The theme of the text is that egalitarian policies ought to be ethically robust, operational and minimise reductions in individual freedom and efficiency losses to the economy.
The proposition is tempting because the egalitarian goals are worthy.
The "aggressively egalitarian and conjugal" marital regime of medieval Douaisiens, for instance, is later in the book downplayed to "economic mutuality" (so as not to convey a false sense of gender equality), while the relative distinctiveness of Douai's marital property customs fluctuates throughout the text (9; 116).
The once egalitarian society has evolved into a society of haves and havenots, where schoolteachers and doctors supplement meager state incomes with ingenious moonlighting," says the article.
Furthermore, the ethical principle of justice requires that, in an egalitarian society, all individuals have an equal opportunity to access scarce resources.
This priority, Fazlur Rahman notes in the succeeding essay, derives from an initial revelation to the Prophet Muhammad that "there is one God and one humanity," the Qur'anic ideal thus being to unite humankind on an egalitarian basis.
Janie finds increasingly more freedom as she moves along the steps of her journey: Nanny, Logan Killicks, Joe Starks, and, finally, Tea Cake and the egalitarian folk community of the Everglades.
Mahowald's conception of egalitarian justice is based on a "concept of equality not blind to individual differences and context.
require an egalitarian relationship between the discerning parties in an open-ended dialogue.