Ideas from 'The Idea of Equality' by Bernard Williams [1962], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Problems of the Self: Papers 1956-1972' by Williams,Bernard [CUP 1979,0-521-29060-0]].

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23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / h. Respect
Equality of opportunity without equality of respect would create a very inhuman society
25. Social Practice / B. Equalities / 1. Grounds of equality
Equality seems to require that each person be acknowledged as having a significant point of view
Equality implies that people are alike in potential as well as in needs
25. Social Practice / B. Equalities / 4. Economic equality
It is a mark of extreme exploitation that the sufferers do not realise their plight