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Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 3

David Sobel, Peter Vallentyne, and Steven Wall


This volume features ten papers in political philosophy, addressing a range of central topics and represent cutting-edge work in the field. Papers in the first part look at equality and justice: Keith Hyams examines the contribution of ex ante equality to ex post fairness; Elizabeth Anderson looks at equality from a political economy perspective; Serena Olsaretti’s paper studies liberal equality and the moral status of parent–child relationships; and George Sher investigates doing justice to desert. In the second part, papers address questions of state legitimacy: Ralf Bader explores counterfa ... More

Keywords: equality, justice, liberal equality, desert, state legitimacy, epistemology, just war theory, negligence, authority and harm

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198801221
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198801221.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Sobel, editor
Irwin and Marjorie Guttag Professor, Ethics and Political Philosophy, Syracuse University

Peter Vallentyne, editor
Florence G. Kline Professor of Philosophy, University of Missouri

Steven Wall, editor
Professor of Philosophy, University of Arizona

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