The moral foundation of politics by Ian Shapiro

Can someone please explain me what is the meaning of cash out in this context on the highlighed sentence? I have found in dictionaries meanings like "to convert (noncash assets) to cash" bu it does not seem to be true.

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    – Eddie Kal
    Jul 28 '20 at 0:45

"Cash out" usually means "to convert a non-cash asset to cash", for example, to convert gambling tokens to cash at the end of the night, or to convert stocks to cash money.

Wiktionary shows an obscure meaning in philosophy:

Wiktionary "cash out"
4. (by extension, often in analytic philosophy) To explain what is entailed by an idea or proposition.

The sense here seems to be akin to "sum up". The two ideals, "implausible utopian ideal" and "workmanship ideal" that are in tension are summed up as "theory of exploitation". This is done incoherently, and so is not convincing.

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