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CHAIRE HOOVER Louvain-La-Neuve
25 février 2020
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,...Cliquez pour en savoir plus
18 février 2020
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...Cliquez pour en savoir plus
11 février 2020
MICH "video conference" : Epistemic theory of democracy...
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...Cliquez pour en savoir plus
11 février 2020
MICH : Are Hate Speech Bans Useless? An Appraisal of...
Stéphane Courtois (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières) Are Hate Speech Bans Useless? An Appraisal of Eric Heinze’s Arguments. Most Western democracies and international institutions have currently adopted a range of policies aimed at regulating hate speech. However, the kinds of...Cliquez pour en savoir plus
04 février 2020
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...Cliquez pour en savoir plus