Cultural Domination:Philosophical Perspectives

Date: Friday, April 19th
Time: 205 pm
Location: IB1056

Thomas M. Besch is Luojia Professor of Philosophy at Wuhan University and Honorary Associate at the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, University of Sydney. He mainly taught in Sydney, Wuhan, and Ankara, with stints in Hradec-Kralove and Oxford. His research focuses on ideas of public reason and justification, political liberalism, and related ideas of discursive respect and discursive equality. He published widely on these themes, including a monograph on political liberalism, Über John Rawls’ politischen Liberalismus, and papers in journals like the Southern Journal of Philosophy, Philosophia, Theoria, Social Theory and Practice, or The European Journal of Philosophy, amongst others.