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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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Both suggestions support the conclusion that egalitarians should aim to secure the nonsubordination of people as agents and that the involuntary disadvantage that the insurance model leaves in place is consistent with egalitarian nonsubordination properly understood.
Dworkin does not only argue that egalitarians must be concerned with choice and individual responsibility.
Ellis believes the political theorist Benjamin Barber has grasped the means of avoiding moral catastrophe: The left must be democrats first and egalitarians only after that.
On the back cover are words of praise from famous conservatives (William Bennett and Lynne Cheney, for example) who call the book a "crucial" work, "alarming," and "powerful." Unfortunately, the book paints the "education establishment" with a broad brush: More than a few principals will be surprised to read that they are "radical egalitarians." Yet educators of all stripes should be familiar with these arguments.
In this powerful and thought-provoking book John Christman formulates and defends both a general analysis of the nature of property rights, and a particular egalitarian conception thereof.
Despite this belief in equal opportunity, high medical costs have placed egalitarians in a weak position.
On the face of it and according to their own descriptions, egalitarians have differing ideas with respect to defining the concepts "justice" and "equality." However, all schools of egalitarian thought lead to the same ultimate goal: distribution.
In this way, the thesis that the radicals were egalitarians becomes immune to refutation.
"So Democrat voters end up disliking those who voted for a third party of the left, and the liberals and egalitarians are at each others' throats right from the start....
A better approach, for social egalitarians, would combine universal service with conscription.
Rauch concedes much of what the egalitarians and humanitarians have to say.
Despite this, her surveying approach necessitates rather brief references to many women writers, which occasionally leads to a misgiving that some of these writers are not really 'Matriachs' or 'Egalitarians' at all.