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Caldwell 105

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, 27599

January 2019

PPE Talk: Why We Should Care More About the Worse Off

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Caldwell 105, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, 27599
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The interests of the worse off matter more than the interests of the better off. This is not because being worse off than one’s fellows is bad in itself. Nor is it because inequality is bad in itself. Nor still is it because the worse off are badly off in an absolute sense. Instead, it is because the overall good in a society is more sensitive to the good of its relatively worse off members than of its relatively better…

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