Probabilistic Justice and the Beginnings of Social Insurance
Please join us on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 16:30, for the following lecture by Rachel Friedman:
"Probabilistic Justice and the Beginnings of Social Insurance"
Rachel Friedman is a Fulbright postdoctoral fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University. Her research focuses on the history of political thought and the normative foundations of the welfare state. She is currently completing a book project that explores how evolving interpretations of probability influenced the development of social policy in Western Europe and the United States. She holds a B.A., J.D., and Ph.D. from Harvard University.
This lecture is given as part of the Jerusalem Lecture Series in Political Thought and Intellectual History. It will take place at the seminar room in the Department of Political Science at the Hebrew University – Mount Scopus, Social Sciences Building, Block 3, Room 4326.