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Thursday 20 February, 6.30-8pm
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Hillel Steiner, Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Manchester
Nicholas Vrousalis, Assistant Professor in Political Philosophy, Leiden University
Chair: Gabriel Wollner, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow
Child labour, sweatshops and low wages: There are many market exchanges that strike us as morally problematic because they are exploitative. But what exactly is exploitation? And how could a voluntary and mutually beneficial exchange be morally wrong? Hille Steiner and Nicholas Vrousalis will discuss the relevance of exploitation as a concept for analysing and criticising the exchanges, relations and institutions of contemporary market economies.
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