Agenda du site HOOVER

CHAIRE HOOVER Louvain-La-Neuve

Mich : The breakdown of the social elevator : social...

Pierre Pestieau The purpose of this talk is to defend the idea that the role of the welfare state has probably never been as important as it is today, but that this implies that it is renewed to meet the challenges presented by the various social fractures. The major source of these fractures...
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MICH talk : Epistemic theory of democracy and the...

François Blais (Université Laval) Epistemic theory of democracy and the “voters’ ignorance” The Condorcet jury theorem (CJT) was generally considered to be of little use to justify or even attempt to improve democracy. The truth conditions of this theorem are simply too far removed...
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Mich : Can normative reflection on inheritance dispense...

Marie Bastin (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) Although reflections on inheritance are rarely at the heart of contemporary philosophical questions about social justice, libertarian theories give them a relatively important place in their analysis. We will therefore first examine why...
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Disputationes

Jens van’t Klooster (Leuven) - A fair interest rate 11:00 - 11:30 Josette Daemen (Leiden) - Could Security Be a Metric of Distributive Justice? 11:30 - 12:00 Camille Pascal (Louvain-la-Neuve) – Listening in Deliberation: What Reasons Should We Listen to? 12:00 - 12:30 LUNCH 12:30 -...
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Mich : Deprivation, Provocation and Punishment

Andrei Poama (Leiden University) All things equal, it seems wrong that offenders who are unjustly subject to socio-economic deprivations are held criminally responsible and subsequently punished the same as non-deprived offenders. This paper argues that, particularly for paradigmatic cases,...
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