Workshop Location: Desmarais Building, Room 3105, 55 Laurier Avenue East, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON

9:00 am – 9:30 am: Breakfast and Welcome

9:30 am – 12:00 pm The Persistence of Inequality

Joseph Fishkin, “The How of Unequal Opportunity”

Alex Gourevitch, “Debt, Freedom and Inequality”

Miles Corak, “Inequality and Equality of Opportunity: How to slide down the Great Gatsby Curve”

Discussant:  Andrew Lister

 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (DMR 3105)

 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Defining (In)equality

Lucas Stanczyk, “Equality of Opportunity, Education, and Socioeconomic Outcomes”

Jay Drydyk, “Two Approaches to Inequality, and some Exotic but Important Cases”

 Discussant: Idil Boran

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Choice and Egalitarianism

 Derrick Darby and Nyla R. Branscombe, “Egalitarianism and Perceptions of Injustice”

Kristi Olson, “Our Choices, Our Wage Gap? Philosophical Reflections on Recent Empirical Research on the Gender Wage Gap”

Discussant: Nomi Lazar

7:00 pm Dinner at the Black Tomato (11 George Street, Ottawa ON)


9:00 am – 10:45 am Community and Egalitarianism

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, “Social Relations Egalitarianism versus Luck Egalitarianism: What Is at Stake?”

Richard J. Arneson, “Rethinking Luck Egalitarianism and Unacceptable Inequalities”

Discussant: Charles Jones

10:45 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:45 pm Egalitarianism and Health Injustices

Paul Kelleher, “Egalitarianism, Equal Concern, and Health Inequalities”

Gopal Sreenivasan, “Equality, Opportunity, Ambiguity”

Discussant: Christine Straehle

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch (DMR 3105)

1:45 pm – 3:45 pm Social Relations and Inequality

Erin Kelly, “Blame and Responsibility in Criminal Justice”

Eszter Kollar (Munster/John Cabot), Daniele Santoro (LUISS), “Not by bread alone: Inequality, relative deprivation and ‘self-respect’”

Fabian Schuppert, “Suffering from Social Inequality: Normative Implications of Recent Empirical Research on the Effects of Inequality”

Discussant: Joseph Carens

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Concluding Words


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