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Elizabeth Anderson traces the history of egalitarian ideas as they have grown out of grassroots movements focused on overcoming entrenched social hierarchies. In reply, Ben Jackson and Anne Phillips engage with this relational account, particularly in a British context where distributional concerns are high on the political agenda.

 

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    This essay and the responses to it are based on a talk given by Professor Anderson at IPPR on 13 June 2013. An audio recording of the event is available at https://soundcloud.com/ippr/a-history-of-egalitarianism.