Chapter 4. Egalitarianism of Opportunity and Other Egalitarianisms

  1. Paul Gomberg

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692431.ch4

How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race and Contributive Justice

How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race and Contributive Justice

How to Cite

Gomberg, P. (2007) Egalitarianism of Opportunity and Other Egalitarianisms, in How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race and Contributive Justice, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692431.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405160810

Online ISBN: 9780470692431

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Keywords:

  • egalitarianism;
  • opportunity;
  • philosophy;
  • equality;
  • traditions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Two egalitarian traditions

  • What is an opportunity?

  • Resources, capabilities, and commensurability

  • Perfectionism and liberal egalitarianisms

  • Why pay the costs of opportunities and provision of other goods?

  • Egalitarianism of opportunity and the neoclassical tradition