against fairness

Against Fairness

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Hour 1:           Should the world be a fair place, where everyone gets a chance or would things be better if we showed our natural tendencies toward selfishness? We’ll talk this hour with Stephen T. Asma, Professor of Philosophy and Distinguished Scholar in the Department of Humanities at Columbia College Chicago. His new book is “Against Fairness” (University Of Chicago Press, 2012).

  • Dr-Know/IQ-2k

    Ever hear of the statement, “All men are created equal”? Unfortunately the professor presents his argument on a scale that negates the “one-ness” of humanity while delivering the kind of divisiveness found in today’s partisan politics. I think his argument and more broadly that of government is to demand social responsibility in return for fairness.

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