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Pluralism, Justice, and Equality$
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David Miller and Michael Walzer

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780198280088

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198280084.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Pluralism, Justice, and Equality
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David Miller (Contributor Webpage)

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DOI:10.1093/0198280084.003.0001

David Miller outlines the central ideas of Michael Walzer's Spheres of Justice, focusing on the notions of political community, social goods, and complex equality. He critically examines Walzer's reliance on the interpretative method in determining the requirements of distributive justice. Miller argues that the concept of complex equality needs to be interpreted alongside that of equal citizenship.

Keywords:   citizenship, complex equality, distributive justice, interpretative method, political community, social good, spheres of justice, Michael Walzer

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