Real Freedom for All: What (if anything) can justify capitalism? (Oxford Political Theory)

Real Freedom for All: What (if anything) can justify capitalism? (Oxford Political Theory)


Capitalist societies are jam-packed with unacceptable inequalities. Freedom is of paramount value. those convictions are largely shared the world over, but they appear to be thoroughly contradictory with one another. combating inequality jeopardizes freedom, and taking freedom heavily boosts inequality. Can this clash be resolved? during this ground-breaking publication, Philippe Van Parijs units out a brand new and compelling case for a simply society. Assessing and rejecting the claims of either socialism and traditional capitalism, he provides a transparent and compelling replacement imaginative and prescient of the simply society: a capitalist society supplying a considerable and unconditional simple source of revenue to all its individuals. not only an workout in political idea, this e-book is going directly to express what his perfect of a loose society potential within the genuine international via drawing out its coverage implications. it will likely be crucial studying for somebody interested by the simply society and the welfare kingdom as we circulation into the twenty-first century.

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