Inheritance of wealth justice, equality, and the right to bequeath

Daniel Halliday examines the morality of the right to bequeath or transfer wealth, and argues that inheritance is unjust to the extent that it enhances the intergenerational replication of inequality, concentrating opportunities in certain groups. He presents an egalitarian case for imposition of a...

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Main Author: Halliday, Daniel, 1964- (Author)
Language:English
Edition:First edition.
Series:New topics in applied philosophy.
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:Daniel Halliday examines the morality of the right to bequeath or transfer wealth, and argues that inheritance is unjust to the extent that it enhances the intergenerational replication of inequality, concentrating opportunities in certain groups. He presents an egalitarian case for imposition of a significant inheritance tax.
Item Description:This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Audience:Specialized.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
ISBN:9780191841545 (ebook)