Reading Group - 9th session De 2021-01-21 a 2021-01-21
Online session, 4p.m.
The 9th session of the reading group of the PREDPOD project will take place on January 22 2021 at 4pm. In this session the following article will be discussed: Vallier, Kevin. "Rawls, Piketty, and the critique of welfare-state capitalism." The Journal of Politics 81.1 (2019): 142-152. Kevin Vallier, our invited speaker, will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of his paper which will be followed by a reply by Stuart White and a debate with the participants.
Kevin Vallier is an Associate Professor ofPhilosophy at Bowling Green State University, where he directs their program inPhilosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law. Vallier’s interests lie primarily inpolitical philosophy, ethics, philosophy of religion, and philosophy, politics,and economics (PPE). He is the author of three monographs, four edited volumes,and over forty peer-reviewed book chapters and journal articles. His booksinclude Liberal Politics and PublicFaith: Beyond Separation (Routledge 2014), Must Politics Be War? Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society (OxfordUP 2019), and Trust in a Polarized Age (OxfordUP 2020).
Stuart White is Associate Professor of Politics at Jesus College, Oxford, which he joined in 2000 after three years at MIT where he gained a Career Development Research Award for his teaching. His research focuses centrally on democracy, citizenship and property rights and the question of what rights to resources we should have as members of a democratic community. Relevant publications include Radical Republicanism, co-edited with Bruno Leipold and Karma Nabulsi, forthcoming,and Building a Citizen Society: The Emerging Politics of Republican Democracy. London: Lawrence and Wishart. Co-edited with Daniel Leighton. 2008. He coordinates with Roberto Merrill the project on UBI experiments UBIEXP. Webpage.