The Dennes Room

Philosophy 290-3

Fall 2019

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
290-3 Graduate Seminar: Equality and Identity Munoz-Dardé Th 2-4 Moses 234

This seminar will be focused on the political ideal of equality. We will pay special attention to

  1. the relation between ideas of equality, priority and sufficiency, or needs,
  2. the notion of equality of opportunity,
  3. the relation between equality, responsibility and desert; and
  4. discrimination of given social groups or identities.

Readings will include selections from the following authors: Elizabeth Anderson, Paula Casal, G.A. Cohen, Roger Crisp, Ronald Dworkin, Thomas Nagel, John Rawls, Joseph Raz, Thomas Scanlon, Sam Scheffler, Seana Schiffrin, Gina Schouten, Tommy Shelby, and Bernard Williams. We’ll also have a guest speaker: Niko Kolodny.