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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: 07/05/2022


376 pages

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


  • Preface
  • Prologue: The Most Beautiful of Lives
  • 1. The Greek Alternative: Nature or Politics?
  • 2. The Roman Imprint: Legal Machine and Theological Constructions
  • 3. The Equality of the Moderns: Labor, Individuals, and Classes in the Age of Capital
    • I. The New Epoch
    • II. Revolutions
  • 4. Never So Equal, Never So Different: The Twentieth Century in Four Acts
  • 5. The New Equality: Figures of the Human in the Age of Technology
  • Notes
  • Index of Names

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