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Equality : the history of an elusive idea

text Equality : the history of an elusive idea

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"We live at a time of soaring global inequalities and a concerted challenge to the very notion that human beings can live as equals. Equality, in short, is in crisis. Yet surprisingly little work has been done to understand this complex ideal. Far... Read more
Contents
Introduction: imaginary equality -- Part I. Reversal: the deep history of equality -- Loss: the human surrender to slavery and exploitation -- Fellowship: the invention of equality in the axial age -- Part II. Justice: the equality of equals in an... Read more
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viii, 515 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Basic Books 2023

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