Reading group – 13th session From 2021-04-09 to 2021-04-09
The 13th session of the reading group of the PREDPOD project will take place on April 9 2021 at 4pm. In this session the following article will be discussed: “Political Liberalism and Property-Owning Democracy in Contemporary Capitalism” (2018). Nuno Martins, our invited speaker, will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of his paper which will be followed by a reply by Paul Bou-Habib and a debate with the participants.
Nuno Martins (speakers): Nuno Martins has a PhD in Economics by the University of Cambridge, and a licenciatura in Economics by the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto), where he also obtained his habilitation in History of Economic Thought. He is currently full professor at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa where he teaches History of Economic Thought and Social Philosophy and Ethics. He also taught at the University of Cambridge and the University of the Azores. He is a member of the Cambridge Social Ontology Group (CSOG) interdisciplinary research network, and of the editorial board of various academic journals. He published the book The Cambridge Revival of Political Economy in 2013 (London and New York, Routledge), and co-edited the book Contributions to Social Ontology (London, Routledge). He has also published several articles in various academic journals.
Paul Bou-Habib (discussant): Paul Bou-Habib teaches political theory in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. He has written a number of articles in the history of political thought and contemporary political theory. He is currently writing a book on the consequences of the "brain drain" for global justice.