Philosophy and Public Policy after Piketty

24 October 2017, 12:00 - 14:00

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Martin O'Neill (University of York)

Clare Chambers (Department of Philosophy, University of Cambridge)


In his recent article ‘Philosophy and public policy after Piketty’, Martin O’Neill brings out the wealth of political ideas to be found in Capital in the Twenty-First Century. He also explores what research agenda follows from this work and how Piketty’s findings should inform public policy. The article will be the basis for a discussion of income and wealth statistics, the way our understanding of inequality shapes politics and politics shapes our understanding of inequality.

Martin's article can be found here



Open to all.  No registration required
Part of The Politics of Economics Research Group Seminar Series

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