Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lehrstuhl für Praktische Philosophie und Sozialphilosophie & Centre for Social Critique

Critical Theory at Work: Daniel Brudney

Critical Theory at Work: Daniel Brudney
  • Wann 17.05.2017 von 09:00 bis 20:00
  • Wo Humboldt-University of Berlin
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KTB at work – Brudney



Workshop „The moral basis and expressive role of distributive

principles“ with Daniel Brudney (University of Chicago)

17 May 2017, 9 a. m. - 8 p. m.
Humboldt-University of Berlin
Registration by May 10th with

The workshop will focus on Daniel Brudney's new work on dependency, the
expressive role of distributive principles of justice and the choice of
a conception of the person in a theory of justice. Ahead of the
workshop, Daniel Brudey’s texts will be distributed to all registered
participants and discussion will be conducted on the basis of the
pre-read papers.

Daniel Brudney is professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago.
He has published widely in political and moral philosophy, especially on
theories of justice in Rawls and Marx, bioethics and medical ethics and
on the epistemic role of literary works in moral philosophy. His
publications include Marx’s Attempt to Leave Philosophy (Harvard UP,
1998), „The Young Marx and the Middle-Aged Rawls“, in: Jon Mandle/David
A Reidy [eds.], A Companion to Rawls, Wiley&  Sons 2014)  and „Styles of
Self-Absorption“, (in: G. Hagberg/W. Jost [eds.], A Companion to the
Philosophy of Literature, Wiley-Blackwell 2010).

Organised by Rahel Jaeggi and Lukas Kübler as part of the „Critical
theory at work“ series at HU Berlin.