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6th Social Justice Theory Workshop, 2022

Quand :
14 juillet 2022 – 15 juillet 2022 Jour entier
Où :
S-201 Philosophy Department, S Annex Concordia University, Sir George Williams Campus)
2145 Mackay

The aim of the Social Justice Theory Workshop is to enable sustained exploration in the theory of social justice. It addresses topics such as the articulation of ideals and principles of economic, political, gender, race, environmental, and cultural justice; the critique of inequality, domination, exploitation, and alienation; and the illumination of political institutions, practices and processes of transformation that might foster progressive change.

This year’s workshop will be in person. Places are limited. If you would like to participate, please send your name to Christiane Bailey (sjc@concordia.ca) by July 1, 2022. Workshop papers will be pre-circulated, and participation implies a commitment to reading the papers in advance.

This year’s workshop is organised by Pablo Gilabert and Peter Dietsch, in association with the Social Justice Centre (Concordia University) and Centre de Recherche en Éthique (Université de Montréal).

Preliminary program

(All listed times are in EDT)





Author: Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona)
Paper: “Worker Participation and The Egalitarian Conception of Fair Market Exchange.” Commentator: Arash Abizadeh (McGill University)

10:30 Welcome coffee / breakfast



Author: Suzanne Love (Georgia State University)
Paper: “Freedom from the Market. » Commentator: Sylvie Loriaux (Université Laval)
12:00 Lunch



Author: Colin Macleod (University of Victoria)
Paper: “The Demands of Justice.” Commentator: Patti Lenard (University of Ottawa)



Author: Pablo Gilabert (Concordia University)
Paper: “Self-esteem and Social Competition.” Commentator: Daniel Weinstock (McGill University)
Friday 9:45 Welcome




Author: Peter Dietsch (University of Victoria)
Paper: “Markets, power, and (in)equality”. Commentator: Patti Lenard (University of Ottawa)

11:00 Coffee



Author: Ingrid Robeyns (Utrecht University)
Paper: “What can egalitarian political philosophy learn from visions for a green egalitarian future (and vice versa)?” Commentator: Alexandre Gajevic Sayegh (Université Laval)