Many ethicists see equality as (a) a basic value, (b) a basic moral norm, or (c) a fact about persons underlying moral rights. Some thinkers have argued against (a) and (b). Here I
The reasons each of us has for choosing and acting are those intelligible goods which go to make up the flourishing of human persons and their communities. Though basically common
Theories of equal human rights have experienced an exponential growth during the past thirty or forty years. From declarations of human rights, such as the United Nations' Universa
This article is concerned with social and political equality. In its prescriptive usage, ‘equality’ is a loaded and ‘highly contested’ concept. On account of its normally positive
Equality is a comparative notion: thus, for example, there is equality between two people in relation to a benefit or a burden when each receives the same benefit or shoulders the
Equality has long been a source of political and philosophical controversy. A central question about equality is how one might link empirical or moral claims about the extent to wh
When he presents the heart of his redemptive mission, Jesus says: "I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly" (Jn 10:10). In truth, he is referring to that "new" and "
The Incarnation of the Son of God shows the equality of all people with regard to dignity: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male n