Predistribution and Property-owning Democracy De 2022-07-20 a 2022-07-20
The 12th session of the Predistribution and Property-Owning Democracy online seminar, will take place July 20th at 5pm (Lisbon time). In this session we will be discussing Mark Reiff’s recent paper ‘Is Universal Basic Income a Trojan Horse?’ (2022). Mark Reiff, our invited speaker, will make a brief presentation of the main ideas of the chapter, followed by a reply by a discussant to be announced and a debate with the participants.
Mark Reiff (speaker)
Mark R. Reiff is the author of five books: In the Name of Liberty: The Argument for Universal Unionization (Cambridge University Press, 2020); On Unemployment, Volume I: A Micro-Theory of Economic Justice and Volume II: Achieving Economic Justice after the Great Recession (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015); Exploitation and Economic Justice in the Liberal Capitalist State (Oxford University Press, 2013); and Punishment, Compensation, and Law: A Theory of Enforceability (Cambridge University Press, 2005). His papers on issues within political, legal, and moral philosophy have appeared in leading academic journals in the US, the UK, France, and Canada, and his work has been translated into and discussed in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Chinese. Dr. Reiff has taught political, legal, and moral philosophy at the University of Manchester, the University of Durham, the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, and the University of California at Davis, and in 2008-09 he was a Faculty Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. He is currently completing a book called The Unbearable Resilience of Illiberalism on the rise of Trumpism, populism, and the alt right.