Predistribution and Property-owning Democracy De 2021-10-26 a 2021-10-26
Online, 14h (GMT+1 Lisbon time)
The 1st session of the PREDPOD online seminar, will take place on October 26th at 2pm GMT+1. In this session the following article will be discussed: Andrew Lister "The Difference Principle, Capitalism, and Property-Owning Democracy” (2017). Andrew Lister, our invited speaker, will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of his paper which will be followed by a reply by a discussant.
Andrew Lister (speaker): Andrew Lister is Associate Professor of Political Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. His main area of research is contemporary normative theory, in particular in relation to political liberalism and public reason, and distributive justice. His current project is about the roles of reciprocity in theories of justice.
Roberto Merrill (discussant): Roberto Merrill is Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Minho, where he coordinates the Master of Political Philosophy. He also is a researcher at the Center for Ethics, Politics and Society (CEPS), where he directs the Research Project on Unconditional Basic Income. e is also president of the Portuguese Association for Unconditional Basic Income. e is Visiting Assistant Professor in the MSc in Public Policy at ISCTE and an Associate Researcher at CEVIPOF (Sciences Po-Paris). His research interests within political philosophy include liberal neutrality, paternalism and pluralism of values, as well as contemporary theories of distributive justice.