Wednesday
29
April
Time
17:00
Wednesday, 29 April 2009 - 5:00pm

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Equality in an Era of Responsibility

Professor Jon Roemer
5.30 pm, 29 April 2009

Mordan Hall, St Hugh's College, Oxford

John Roemer, Professor of Political Science and Economics, Yale University

Professor Roemer argues that Rawlsian veil-of-ignorance thought experiments will not produce the recommendations that egalitarians desire, and that a more direct and non-contractarian approach must be taken to integrate responsibility into egalitarian theory.

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