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The Role of Solidarity

Wednesday, 2022/10/26, 18:15

Portrait von Stefan Gosepath
Prof. Dr. Stefan Gosepath (FU Berlin)

The Role of Solidarity Today there is much talk of solidarity. This is typical in times of crisis. Solidarity is a dazzling counter-concept to the threat of social division in crises. But while solidarity is invoked more and more often, these increasingly impoverished appeals are in danger of coming to nothing. Is the talk of solidarity just a trend, a fashion of terminology to attract more attention? It is often unclear or disputed what exactly solidarity means, what it requires, and who owes whom solidarity in a crisis. Gosepath addresses these questions, providing a common definition of the concept of solidarity and determining its normative role by looking at its conceptual characteristics and the foundational relation it has to neighboring concepts such as justice.

Event organizer: PLEP
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Stefan Gosepath (FU Berlin)
Date: 2022/10/26
Time: 18:15
Venue: F022
Unitobler
Lerchenweg 36
3012 Bern
Characteristics: open to the public
free of charge