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The Egalitarian Conceit

For two centuries, ever since the revolution of 1789, Europe has been haunted by the spectre of egalitarianism. Yet the pursuit of equality has benefited precious few.

Kenneth Minogue - Thursday 26th October 1989

Kenneth Minogue is Emeritus Professor of Political science at the London School of Economics. He has written books on liberalism, nationalism, the idea of a university, the logic of ideology, and more recently on democracy and the moral life. He has written and reviewed in many places, and has been a columnist for The Times, the Times Higher Education Supplement and for other outlets.