Socialism

Socialism: political doctrine emphasizing the active social control of private property and redistribution of income for the sake of the common good. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford,… Read More

Socialist equality of opportunity

Socialist equality of opportunity: The principle that seeks to correct for all disadvantages for which the agent cannot herself reasonably be held responsible, whether they be disadvantages that reflect social misfortune or disadvantages that reflect natural misfortune. See Left-liberal equality of opportunity. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and… Read More