Equality as a Moral Ideal

@article{Frankfurt1987EqualityAA,
  title={Equality as a Moral Ideal},
  author={Harry Gordon Frankfurt},
  journal={Ethics},
  year={1987},
  volume={98},
  pages={21 - 43}
}
Economic egalitarianism is, as I shall construe it, the doctrine that it is desirable for everyone to have the same amounts of income and of wealth (for short, "money"). 1 Hardly anyone would deny that there are situations in which it makes sense to tolerate deviations from this standard. It goes without saying, after all, that preventing or correcting such deviations may involve costs which-whether measured in economic terms or in terms of noneconomic considerations-are by any reasonable… Expand
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