Thursday, April 12, 2012

Thomas Pogge talks about John Rawls

On January 19, 2012, Professor Thomas Pogge visited Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and talked with Julia Taylor Kennedy about Rawls's theory of justice, inequality, the pharmaceutical industry, and human rights.

In this except Thomas Pogge describes what it was like to study under John Rawls.

(Thanks to "The Social Rationalist" for the pointer.)

Read a transcript of the complete conversation with Thomas Pogge here.

Thomas Pogge is Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University. He is the author of "John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice" (Oxford University Press, 2007), "World Poverty and Human Rights" (Polity Press, 2008, 2nd, expanded edition) and "Politics as Usual: What Lies Behind The Pro-Poor Rhetoric" (Polity Press, 2010).

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