Here, I prove that equality has no intrinsic value.* [*Based on: “Non-Egalitarianism,” Philosophical Studies 114 (2003): 147-71.] 1. The Thesis Egalitarianism holds that equality is intrinsically good, or (perhaps better) that inequality is intrinsically
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A Mostly Common Sense Guide to Philosophy
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