For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

References for Theme: Kymlicka Citations

  • Kymlicka, Will
    • Contemporary Political Philosophy (2002)
      (p.192) the issue is not whether unalienated labour is a good, but whether it is an overriding good, a good which is necessary to any decent life, and which outweighs in value all competing goods. I see no reason to think unalienated labour is such a good.
    • Contemporary Political Philosophy (2002)
      (p.193) there are many values that may compete with unalienated production… Some people will view productive labour as ‘life’s prime want’, but others will not. A prohibition on alienated labour, therefore, would unfairly privilege some people over others
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