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The Egalitarian Conscience: Essays in Honour of G. A. Cohen

by Christine Sypnowich (Editor)

Other authors: Joshua Cohen (Contributor), Jon Elster (Contributor), Susan Hurley (Contributor), Will Kymlicka (Contributor), Derek Parfit (Contributor)5 more, John Roemer (Contributor), T. M. Scanlon (Contributor), Samuel Scheffler (Contributor), Hillel Steiner (Contributor), Jeremy Waldron (Contributor)

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The Egalitarian Conscience pays tribute to the highly influential work of Professor G. A. Cohen. Professor Cohen is a philosopher of international stature and tremendous achievement, who has been vital to the flourishing of egalitarian political philosophy. He has a significant body of workspanning issues of Marxism and distributive justice, consistently characterized by original ideas and ingenious arguments. The high standard of rigour he sets for progressive thinkers, particularly himself, has been a source of inspiration for colleagues and students alike.The volume honours Professor Cohen with first-rate essays on a number of significant and fascinating topics, reflecting the wide-ranging themes of Professor Cohen's work, but united in their concern for questions of social justice, pluralism, equality, and moral duty. The contributors are scholarsof international stature: Joshua Cohen, Jon Elster, Susan Hurley, Will Kymlicka, Derek Parfit, John Roemer, T. M. Scanlon, Samuel Scheffler, Hillel Steiner, and Jeremy Waldron. There is an afterword by G. A. Cohen.… (more)
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Sypnowich, ChristineEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cohen, JoshuaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Elster, JonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hurley, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kymlicka, WillContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Parfit, DerekContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roemer, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scanlon, T. M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scheffler, SamuelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steiner, HillelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Waldron, JeremyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The Egalitarian Conscience pays tribute to the highly influential work of Professor G. A. Cohen. Professor Cohen is a philosopher of international stature and tremendous achievement, who has been vital to the flourishing of egalitarian political philosophy. He has a significant body of workspanning issues of Marxism and distributive justice, consistently characterized by original ideas and ingenious arguments. The high standard of rigour he sets for progressive thinkers, particularly himself, has been a source of inspiration for colleagues and students alike.The volume honours Professor Cohen with first-rate essays on a number of significant and fascinating topics, reflecting the wide-ranging themes of Professor Cohen's work, but united in their concern for questions of social justice, pluralism, equality, and moral duty. The contributors are scholarsof international stature: Joshua Cohen, Jon Elster, Susan Hurley, Will Kymlicka, Derek Parfit, John Roemer, T. M. Scanlon, Samuel Scheffler, Hillel Steiner, and Jeremy Waldron. There is an afterword by G. A. Cohen.

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