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The Desert of the Best Qualified

Andrew Mason

in Levelling the Playing Field: The Idea of Equal Opportunity and its Place in Egalitarian Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199264414
eISBN:
9780191718489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264414.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the most obvious way of developing a meritocratic account, one in terms of the idea of desert. According to this approach, the best-qualified candidates should be appointed to ... More


Distributive Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


Against ‘Complex’ Equality

Richard J. Arneson

in Pluralism, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280088
eISBN:
9780191599927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280084.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Richard Arneson argues that Michael Walzer's theory of complex equality is not sufficiently egalitarian, as it permits any degree of inequality. Arneson claims that David Miller's reinterpretation of ... More


Limiting Sovereignty

Henry Shue

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Employs historical analysis and philosophical reasoning to argue that sovereignty is inherently limited. The writings of classical theorists such as Grotius and Vattel indicate that aspirations to ... More


The Intrinsic Argument (Or, Are Nations Moral Communities?)

Margaret Moore

in The Ethics of Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297468
eISBN:
9780191599958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297467.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter is concerned with moral arguments about membership in a national community, focusing on David Miller's On Nationality and Tom Hurka's article ‘The Justification of National Partiality’. ... More


Miller, Nationality, and Distributive Justice

Charles Jones

in Global Justice: Defending Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242221
eISBN:
9780191697067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242221.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the implications for questions of distributive justice of theories attaching fundamental ethical significance to nations, and analyses David Miller's contribution. National ... More


The Arbitrariness of Nationality

Kok-Chor Tan

in Justice, Institutions, and Luck: The Site, Ground, and Scope of Equality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199588855
eISBN:
9780191738586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588855.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 7 examines objections against extending luck egalitarian considerations to the global domain. These are objections that even if nationality is arbitrary, and that the aim of egalitarian ... More


Politicizing the Demos: Sharing Affect as Self-Conscious World-Building

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter critically examines the belief that commonality generates affective ties between citizens in democracy. That is, democratic theorists often argue that people care more for those who ... More


A humanist defense of global equality

Pablo Gilabert

in From Global Poverty to Global Equality: A Philosophical Exploration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639717
eISBN:
9780191739033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639717.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides a defense of humanist global egalitarianism. Section 6.1 presents the humanist approach to global equality, explaining how we can move from commitment to the Cosmopolitan Idea ... More


Fairness and Legitimacy in Justice, And: Does Option Luck Ever Preserve Justice?

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148700
eISBN:
9781400838660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148700.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter defends the claim that what recommends an outcome that was achieved by just steps from a just starting point is not, in the general case, itself (unqualified) justice, but the different ... More


Non-Statist Theories of Territory

Margaret Moore

in A Political Theory of Territory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter examines non-statist theories of territory, associated principally with the works of Avery Kolers and David Miller. Both attach rights to territory to non-statist collectives: to ... More


Reaction Qualifications

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

in Born Free and Equal?: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Nature of Discrimination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199796113
eISBN:
9780199350995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796113.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 9 returns to discrimination in the labor market. More specifically, it explores the issue of the morality of cases where employers discriminate, not because they themselves harbor any ... More


Theopoiesis and the Pluriverse: Notes on a Process

Catherine Keller

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter draws into relationship three strands of self-designated “theopoetics” not normally brought into interaction. This is odd, given how little the theopoetic alternative gets articulated at ... More


Toward a Right to Mobility

Phillip Cole

in Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199731732
eISBN:
9780190267490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199731732.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a positive case for a basic human right to freedom of international movement. It first considers Christopher Heath Wellman's argument that states have the right to exclude ... More


Selection Criteria

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199731732
eISBN:
9780190267490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199731732.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the selection criteria used by some countries as part of their immigration policies. It challenges the idea that even if states have the right to exclude all outsiders, it does ... More


Against Equal Division of Natural Resources

Megan Blomfield

in Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198791737
eISBN:
9780191834028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791737.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter rejects Equal Division, focusing on Hillel Steiner’s formulation of the view. First, further explanation of why one might take Equal Division to follow from Equal Original Claims is ... More


The Dominant Culture View and the Women of the Wall: Competing Significances, Elusive Tradition, and Inegalitarianism

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

in Women of the Wall: Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190280444
eISBN:
9780190280468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280444.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses the dominant culture view (DCV), which argues that, in any given country, majorities can legitimately advance their religious traditions and shared cultural understandings ... More


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