Social Justice and the Family

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Ingrid Robeyns
"What do Just Family Policies Require? Philosophical Reflections and the Case of the Netherlands"
Tuesday, December 1, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
"Can the Unequal Gender Division of Labor be Justified?"
Wednesday, December 2, 4pm, 8417 Social Science
Open seminar for students, faculty and the public
Thursday, December 3, 1:00pm, 5181 Helen C. White

INGRID ROBEYNS is a professor in practical philosophy at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She holds master degrees in economics and in philosophy, and received her PhD degree from Cambridge University, for a dissertation on gender inequality and the capability approach. Her main areas of research are theories of justice, especially applied to issues of gender, the family, care, and global poverty, and also the further theoretical advancement of the capability approach. She is also interested in other questions at the intersection of economics and normative practical philosophy.