EPLab • Reading Group

Luís Miguel Simões on John Rawls

EPLab Reading Group

Everyone is invited to a meeting of the Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group on October 28, at 11.00h. The session will take place online, via Zoom. Anyone interested in participating can send an email to filipefaria@fcsh.unl.pt. In this session, Luís Miguel Simões will discuss Lecture I of John Rawls’ Political Liberalism (Expanded Edition, New York: Columbia University Press, 2005 (1st ed. 1993), Lecture I, §§ 1-4, pp, 3-28). Next sessions:

• 18/11 – Giovanni Damele: Cass Sunstein, Has liberalism ruined everything?. Contemp Polit Theory 19, 175–187 (2020).

• 25/11 – António Marques: Jurgen Habermas, Between Facts and Norms, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. pp. 1-17.

• 09/12 – Gabriele De Angelis: Bernard Williams: “Realism and Moralism in Political Theory”, in In the Beginning Was the Deed, ed. by Geoffrey Hawthorn (Princeton-Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2005), pp. 1-17.

• 16/12 – João Lemos: Berys Gaut, ‘The ethical criticism of art’, in J. Levinson (ed.), Aesthetics and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998 (pp. 182-203).