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Ep. 45 - "What is the Point of Equality?" by Elizabeth Anderson (PPE series prt2)

August 4th, 2022

In part 2 of the Political Philosophy Reading Group series, Adam, Giffin, and I discuss the paper "What is the Point of Equality?" by Elizabeth Anderson, which investigated the role of luck in creating egalitarian outcomes. Anderson focuses on a capabilities approach to political equality which differs from some common intuitions held by luck egalitarians.

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