On Inequality

2016.02.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Harry G. Frankfurt, On Inequality, Princeton University Press, 2015, 120pp., $14.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780691167145. Reviewed by
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2016.02.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Harry G. Frankfurt, On Inequality, Princeton University Press, 2015, 120pp., $14.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780691167145. Reviewed by Paul Weithman, University of Notre Dame In 2005, Harry G. Frankfurt published On Bullshit, which was a revised version of a previously published essay of the same name. Ten years later, he returned to his reservoir of previously published papers and issued On Inequality, which brings together slightly revised versions of "Economic Equality as a Moral Ideal" -- originally just "Equality as a Moral Ideal" -- and "Equality and Respect", published in 1987 and 1997 respectively. Some readers will wish that the essays had been updated to take account of literature on equality that has appeared in the meantime. But publication of the book was well timed to tap into the increasing interest in inequality among philosophers and economists, as well as in popular political culture. Online searches. . .

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