Reading Group De 2020-11-06 a 2020-11-06
Online session, 2p.m.
The 7th session of the reading group of the PREDPOD project will take place November 6 2020 at 2pm. In this session the following article will be discussed: Gavin Kerr, "Predistribution: what it is and why it matters" (manuscript). Gavin Kerr, our invited speaker, will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of his paper which will be followed by a debate with the participants. The password to join the meeting room are as follows: Meeting Room (password: 612106)
Gavin Kerr an independent post-doctoral researcher currently based near Bonn in Germany. His research interests lie at the intersection of the fields of politics, philosophy, and economics. He pursued his doctoral studies in political philosophy at Queen's University Belfast, and has been conducting research on the ideas of predistribution and the property-owning democracy since graduating in 2011. His current research focuses on the importance of land and other forms of rent in economic theory and practice, and on the relevance of land economics to the issue of environmental sustainability. His book on these topics was published in 2017, The Property-Owning Democracy: Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century, by Taylor & Francis.