Monday, October 31, 2011

Richard Epstein on Inequality

Is inequality unjust? Does it matter how the inequality came about, or is it prima facie unjust? And does it matter if the least well off are benefited by the exchanges that lead to the inequality? Richard Epstein ably makes the argument for why Rawlsians should be pro-market, and accept more inequality than they commonly countenance...

Watch Does U.S. Economic Inequality Have a Good Side? on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

(nod to Tim Doran for the link)

1 comment:

  1. This is a fantastic, thanks for posting. Epstein is really an incredible speaker. You know there were very few edits, and you just know that there didn't need to be any.


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