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

Christine Sypnowich

Abstract

This collection pays tribute to the highly influential work of Professor G.A. Cohen in the field of egalitarian political philosophy. He has a significant body of work spanning issues of Marxism and distributive justice, consistently characterized by original ideas and ingenious arguments. The volume includes essays on a number of significant 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.

Keywords: equality, justice, freedom, incentives, self-ownership, liberalism, rights, duty, democracy, property

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199281688
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199281688.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine Sypnowich, editor
Professor of Philosophy at Queen's University, Ontario
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