Univ Of Chicago Pr Books
Books editi da Univ Of Chicago Pr con argomento Basic Needs
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover) , 2015
What constitutes a need? Who gets to decide what people do or do not need? In modern France, scientists, both amateur and professional, were engaged in defining and measuring human needs. These scientists did not trust in a providential economy to distribute the fruits of labor and uphold the social order. Rather,...
The Fair Society
Corning Peter A.
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover) , 2011
We've been told, again and again, that life is unfair. But what if we're wrong simply to resign ourselves to this situation? What if we have the power—and more, the duty—to change society for the better? We do. And our very nature inclines us to do so. That's the provocative argument Peter Corning makes in The Fair...