Liberty, Equality, and Redistribution
Whether claims to redistribute resources in society are based on calls for justice, equity, or compassion, differences in wealth and power put pressure on the existing political and economic institutions. This conference discussed the phenomenon of calls for redistribution and greater equality, particularly as they pertain to Latin America and the developing world.
From Liberty Fund
by By Helmut Schoeck
This classic study is one of the few books to explore extensively the many facets of envy—“a drive which lies at the core of man’s life as a social being.” Ranging widely over literature, philosophy, psychology, and the social sciences, Professor Schoeck— a distinguished sociologist and anthropologist—elucidates both the constructive…
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