Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 May 2018

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198803355

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Inheritance of Wealth

Justice, Equality, and the Right to Bequeath

Daniel Halliday

New Topics in Applied Philosophy

  • The first book on the ethics of inheritance in nearly 100 years
  • A powerful attack on the right to pass wealth from generation to generation, as a driver of inequality and economic segregation
  • Defends the controversial measure of increasing inheritance tax
  • Accessible to a broad readership in philosophy, social sciences, and public policy
  • The first volume in New Topics in Applied Philosophy, a major new series for OUP