Academic year
2009/2010
Teacher
Paula Casal
Department
Law School, Area of Legal and Political Philosophy
University
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Itinerary
Master courses
Module
Module 7. Issues in Contemporary Theoretical and Practical Philosophy
Code
565840
Credits
5
Language
English
Dates
2010-00-10
Schedule
tue 11:00-13:00

Description

 Description of content and aim

The course examines three questions: what are the correct principles of distribution (equality, priority, sufficiency?), what should be distributied equally -or according to whatever is the correct principle- in a just society (welfare, resources, capabilities?) and what is the scope of distributive justice, that is justice global, intergenerationa or interspecific?

 

Metodology

Breve explicación del tutor, y discusión con los alumnos basada en la lectura de un artículo por sesión.

 

Evaluation

Ensayo breve en inglés

 

Bibliography

M Clayton y A Williams eds. Ideals of Equality.

W Kymlicka, Introduction to Political Philosophy.

C McKinnon Issues in Political Theory.

Pojman, Equality.

Darwall, Tanner Lectures (acceso libre en la web).

Okin Justice Gender and the Family.

T.Pogge ed. Global Ethics y Global Justice.