Walzer on Everything Money Shouldn’t Buy
Lecture no. 28 from the course: The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas
Taught by Professor Lawrence Cahoone | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Michael Walzer created perhaps the most interesting alternative to the distributive justice theories of Rawls and Nozick in his Spheres of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality. Explore his more communitarian theory of distributive justice and the distinction he draws between “thin” and “thick” political discourse, in attempting to deal with criticisms of his view.