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Posts tagged as “equality”

Is social equality an illusion?

Some people evidently thought that in my last post I was writing approvingly about Plato’s division of the community/society into three classes (philosopher-kings/queens — yes,…

Jacques Ranciére – the philosopher of equality

It was about time that someone restored equality to its rightful place in the constellation of philosophical concepts, after decades of the valorisation of “difference”…

Inequality, a direct link to political instability

Addressing the challenges of inequality around the world, specifically in Africa, is becoming increasingly paramount. Degrees of inequality at all levels of society negatively impact…

We need to change the gendered value system

Are men and women different? If so, are those differences significant today? Recently I’ve had two discussions with men about the differences between men and…