Reading group – 16th session De 2021-05-27 a 2021-05-27
16h (GMT+1 - Lisbon time)
The 16th session of the reading group of the PREDPOD project will take place on May 27 at 16h (GMT+1 Lisbon time). In this session we will be discussing Jens van ’t Klooster’s papers: Central banking in Rawls’s property-owning democracy (2019) and Central Banks To appear in: The Cambridge Handbook of Constitutional Theory (3 vols.). Jens van ’t Klooster, our invited speaker, will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of his two papers, followed by comments from Josep Ferret.
Jens van ’t Klooster (speaker): Jens van ‘t Klooster is a Research Foundation – Flanders postdoc at the KU Leuven’s Institute of Philosophy and a member of the University of Amsterdam’s "A New Normative Framework for Financial Debt" research group. His research in political philosophy focuses on normative questions in the governance of financial markets.
Josep Ferret (discussant): Josep Ferret pursued doctoral studies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, having authored a dissertation on the distributive justice and political legitimacy of independent financial institutions. He has since carried out postdoctoral research at the Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics and at the Centre de Recherche en Éthique. He was also a visiting professor at the Central European University.