Theorizing about Justice in a Diverse Society: A Workshop on Gerald Gaus's The Tyranny of the Ideal

October 13, 2016
Department of Philosophy, Monash University

20 Chancellor's Walk
Monash University, Clayton 3800

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Gerald Gaus
University of Arizona


John Thrasher
Monash University

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A workshop on Gerald Gaus's recent The Tyranny of the Ideal. At this even Gaus will give a short intro to his work and then we will have several presentations based on the book. There will be plenty of time for discussion. The schedule is below.

10:00-10:15-Précis of The Tyranny of the Ideal

Prof. Gerald Gaus,

University of Arizona

10:15-11:00-Theorizing Institutional Change

Jayanyi Nadarajalingam

Monash University

11:00-11:45-How Cogent is a "Comparative" Theory of Justice?

Ajay Raina

University of Melbourne

11:45-12:15-Lunch Break

12:15-13:00-What Political philosophers are Learning from Evolutionary Theory

A/Prof. Toby Handfield

Monash University

13:00-13:45-Diversity: Fundamental and Paradoxical

Dr. John Thrasher

Monash University

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