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The Pursuit of Equality in the West

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674975750

Publication Date: 06/14/2022


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


A bold, original book—learned without ever being pedantic, engaging without being frivolous, highly personal without ever being self-referential. It takes the reader through a vast body of European literature without ever losing its way. In the end, the reader will come away with far deeper, more nuanced understanding of what ‘equality’ has come to mean over the centuries, what it should mean for us today, and what its possible future might be.—Anthony Pagden, author of The Pursuit of Europe: A History

The Pursuit of Equality in the West displays an extraordinary historic, legal, and philosophical knowledge, enabling Schiavone to cover the full span of Western history with great mastery.—Roberto Esposito, author of Politics and Negation: For an Affirmative Philosophy

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