Equality and Partiality


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Derived from Thomas Nagel's Locke Lectures, Equality and Partiality proposes a nonutopian account of political legitimacy, based on the need to accommodate both personal and impersonal motives in any credible moral theory, and therefore in any political theory with a moral foundation. Within each individual, Nagel believes, there is a division between two standpoints, the personal and the impersonal. Without the impersonal standpoint, there would be no morality, only the clash, compromise, and occasional convergence of ...

Equality and Partiality 1995, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195098396

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Equality and Partiality 1991, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195069679