Book Discussion on On Compromise and Rotten Compromises
Avishai Margalit talked about his book On Compromise and Rotten Compromises (Princeton University Press; November 1, 2009). In his book he… read more
Avishai Margalit talked about his book On Compromise and Rotten Compromises (Princeton University Press; November 1, 2009). In his book he talks about the virtues and limits of political compromise, focusing on the tension between peace and justice. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This program of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs was held at 5:40 p.m. EST on December 9, 2009, in New York Cty.
Avishai Margalit, professor emeritus of philosophy at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and current George F. Kennan Professor at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study, is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books. His books include Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies and The Decent Society. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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