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001    908083876 
003    OCoLC 
005    20170124114930.0 
008    150311s2015    nju      b    000 0 eng   
010    2015009807 
020    9780691167145|q(hbk. ;|qalk. paper) 
020    0691167141|q(hbk. ;|qalk. paper) 
024 8  40025394372 
035    (OCoLC)908083876 
040    DLC|beng|erda|cDLC|dYDX|dBTCTA|dBDX|dYDXCP|dOCLCF|dLOY
042    pcc 
049    OTCC 
050 00 HB523|b.F73 2015 
082 00 340/.115|223 
082 04 339.2|223 
100 1  Frankfurt, Harry G.,|d1929- 
245 10 On inequality /|cHarry G. Frankfurt. 
264  1 Princeton, N.J. :|bPrinceton University Press,|c[2015] 
300    xi, 102 pages ;|c19 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-102). 
505 0  Economic equality as a moral ideal -- Equality and 
520    Economic inequality is one of the most divisive issues of 
       our time. Yet few would argue that inequality is a greater
       evil than poverty. The poor suffer because they don't have
       enough, not because others have more, and some have far 
       too much. So why do many people appear to be more 
       distressed by the rich than by the poor? This provocative 
       book presents a compelling and unsettling response to 
       those who believe that the goal of social justice should 
       be economic equality or less inequality. Harry Frankfurt 
       argues that we are morally obligated to eliminate poverty-
       -not achieve equality or reduce inequality. Our focus 
       should be on making sure everyone has a sufficient amount 
       to live a decent life. To focus instead on inequality is 
       distracting and alienating. At the same time, Frankfurt 
       argues that the conjunction of vast wealth and poverty is 
       offensive. If we dedicate ourselves to making sure 
       everyone has enough, we may reduce inequality as a side 
       effect. But it's essential to see that the ultimate goal 
       of justice is to end poverty, not inequality. 
650  0 Equality|xPhilosophy. 
650  0 Income distribution. 
650  0 Distributive justice.