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Respect for difference : the possibilities of pluralism

Sparrow, Robert James


This thesis develops a pluralist politics founded on a discursive ethics of respect for difference, in the context of a response to the liberal-communitarian debate. Drawing on and responding to the work of Iris Marion Young, Will Kymlicka, Chandran Kukathas, Michael Walzer and Richard Rorty, I combine a communitarian concern for the embeddedness of persons in social groups with a liberal recognition of the many different groups within which we find ourselves. Chapter 1 analyses the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d778418a79c4


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