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Manuel Knoll’s Talk at Fatih University on John Rawls’s Theory of justice

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John Rawls's Theory of justice, A Critical Introduction - Prof. Dr. Manuel KNOLL

Prof. Manuel Knoll of Fatih Üniversitesi will give a seminar talk at Fatih University, hosted by Fatih Üniversitesi İdeal Gençlik Kulübü.

The title of Manuel’s talk is

John Rawls’ Theory of Justice – a critical introduction

Date: Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Time: 1-2 pm

Room: Evliya Çelebi Seminar Hall (M-229)

John Rawls’s Theory of Justice is a work of political philosophy and ethics. It was originally published in 1971 and revised in both 1975 (for the translated editions) and 1999. In A Theory of Justice, Rawls attempts to solve the problem of distributive justice (the just distribution of goods in a society) by utilising a variant of the familiar device of the social contract. The resultant theory is known as “Justice as Fairness”, from which Rawls derives his two principles of justice: the liberty principle and the difference principle

Prof. Dr. Manuel Knoll was born in Munich, Germany in 1964.
In 2000 he earned a PhD in Philosophy, Political Science and History from the University of Munich. Since 1998 he has been lecturing at the University of Munich and at the Munich School of Political Science.
In 2008 he achieved his habilitation and venia legendi in Political Theory and Philosophy. In 2011 he became a Professor of Philosophy at Fatih University, Istanbul.

How to reach us:

By public transport: Metrobus direction Beylikdüzü/TÜYAP, get off one stop before terminus (Hadımköy), take the blue bus 418 or the yellow (sometimes green or red and white) HT18 towards Hadımköy (ca. 15 min. to Fatih Kampüsü).

By car: leave the TEM at Hadımköy gişeleri, turn right and follow the signs for Fatih Üniversitesi

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Written by rainerbroemer

November 23, 2012 at 1:15 pm

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