Justice, Fairness and Altruism


17/10/2022 (Monday)

8.00 - 9.30 pm

The Adelaide

Just before the first Coronavirus lock-down we were scheduled to have a meeting with a number of mini-presentations on the theme of ‘What is Justice?’. We are now expanding that to ‘Justice, Fairness, and Altruism‘, on the grounds that what is just may not be fair (and vice versa); and that if we have a society that is just and fair, would there be any need or room for altruism (but think of the prodigal son parable)? We will be considering justice, fairness and altruism in their broadest senses (political, social, economic), not just at law.

We have three speakers already preparing mini-talks, and would be happy to add a fourth …