"Why Procreators Have No Special Obligations"

Wed, Feb 17, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 
Bowl 2, Robertson Hall
Speaker(s): 

Nicholas Vrousalis is assistant professor in political philosophy at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Vrousalis read economics at Cambridge and received his doctorate in political philosophy from Oxford. Vrousalis' main research areas are distributive ethics, Marxism, and the philosophy of social science. His work has appeared in Journal of Ethics, Politics Philosophy and Economics, and Philosophy and Public Affairs. Vrousalis’ most recent monograph, a systematic reconstruction and critique of the political philosophy of G. A. Cohen, was published in September 2015. During his time at Princeton, he will complete a monograph on the conceptual and ethical connections between exploitation and power, tentatively entitled How exploiters dominate.


Respondents: Monique Wonderly, Chair; Melinda Roberts, (LSR Visiting Fellow), Respondent