Margaret Moore on “Towards a Theory of Resource Justice”

We are very pleased to announce that Margaret Moore, Professor in Political Studies at Queen's University, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Photograph of Margaret Moore
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This paper rejects a common assumption in both common ownership of resources and equality of welfare theories of resources, as exemplified in Chris Armstrong’s recent book "Justice and Resources", arguing instead in favour of a complex, pluralist and relational theory of resource justice.

About Margaret Moore

Margaret Moore is a professor in the Political Studies department, cross-appointed as a courtesy in Philosophy where she teaches in the Master’s in Political and Legal Theory program. She is the author of three books, all with Oxford University Press: A Political Theory of Territory, Ethics of Nationalism and Foundations of Liberalism and has edited several other books and journal special issues.A Political Theory of Territory was the winner of the Canadian Philosophical Association’s Best Book Prize in 2017, and was translated into Japanese in 2018. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Political Philosophy, Political Theory, Philosophical Studies, Political Studies, and Ethics and International Affairs. In 2018 she was an RSS visiting fellow at the Australian National University and the Olof Palme Visiting Research Professor at the University of Stockholm.

About the seminar series

Philosophical Seminar is a philosophy colloquium series, hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at UiO. The departmental colloquium has previously hosted renowned philosophers such as Charles Taylor, Peter Railton,  Galen Strawson, Julia Annas, Martin Kusch, Stephen Darwall, Berit Brogaard, John Sallis, Robert B. Pippi, Serena Parekh and Laurie Paul.

The colloquia are open to everyone and followed by an open and informal reception on the third floor in the same building. Students are especially encouraged to attend, and all participants are invited to the reception afterwards.




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Published Mar. 28, 2019 11:50 PM - Last modified Apr. 30, 2019 7:47 PM