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The System Isn’t Broken. It’s Fixed

Philosophy Department, Boston College, Stokes 245N, 21 Campanella Way, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Academic Editors: Kenneth Himes and Kate Ward
Religions 2017, 8(4), 57; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel8040057
Received: 7 February 2017 / Revised: 28 March 2017 / Accepted: 28 March 2017 / Published: 5 April 2017
This paper has two distinct and related aims. First, I attempt to clarify the oft-made claim that somehow the “system is fixed”. What is meant by that charge and how is it distinct from other kinds of complaints with regard to economic inequality? Second, I attempt to show how important it is to understand what we are doing together as members of a (political) economy. Without a clear conception of our joint, collaborative active, it is difficult to have a fruitful discussion of economic justice. Throughout the paper, I borrow insights from the philosopher Elizabeth Anderson. View Full-Text
Keywords: egalitarianism; equality of opportunity; equality of outcome; John Rawls; joint cooperative activity; Elizabeth Anderson egalitarianism; equality of opportunity; equality of outcome; John Rawls; joint cooperative activity; Elizabeth Anderson
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Lott, M. The System Isn’t Broken. It’s Fixed. Religions 2017, 8, 57.

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