Reading group – 18th session De 2021-06-18 a 2021-06-18
16h (GMT time)
The 18th session of the reading group of the PREDPOD project will take place on June 18 2021 at 4pm. In this session the following articles will be discussed: Work in Property-Owning Democracy: Freeman, Rawls, and the Welfare State (2020) and replies proposed in the Symposium on Samuel Freeman. Ingrid Salvatorre, our invited speaker, will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of his paper.
Ingrid Salvatorre (speaker): Ingrid Salvatore is associate professor at the University of Salerno (Italy), where she teaches Political Philosophy. She also teaches Gender Studies at Luiss University, in Rome where she lives. Last works include: Liberalism and Social Justice (ed.), Book Symposium on S. Freeman, Liberalism and Distributive Justice (Oxford, 2018). What is Pluralism? (co-editor), Routledge 2020. "Ingiustizia e instabilità sociale. Gli impegni teoretici della giustizia sociale" (Social injustice and Instability: The Theoretical Burdens of social justice). Rivista di filosofia, forthcoming. She is currently trying to write a book on the theoretical status of feminism.
Gavin Kerr (discussant): Gavin Kerr is 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.