This vital ebook explores the values of equality and variety as promoted throughout liberal societies, drawing on a number of traditions of political and social philosophy, together with liberal egalitarianism, existentialism, and parts of post-modernism and post-structuralism. those philosophies are utilized to coverage and perform debates, in particular referring to incapacity matters, but additionally in terms of gender and multiculturalism. will probably be of curiosity to lecturers and postgraduate scholars throughout a number of social stories disciplines.

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