The Legitimacy of Nudge Paternalism

Departmental Seminar
Open to the Public
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 1:30pm
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Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 1:30pm to 3:10pm

You are cordially invited to the Political Science departmental seminar

"The Legitimacy of Nudge Paternalism"

delivered by

Andres Moles, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Department of Philosophy, Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 13:30,

Venue: FT908.

Critics of ‘nudge paternalism’ argue that it is illegitimate since it is manipulative, or that it is disrespectful. In this paper I offer some answers available to the nudge paternalist. I also modify the scope of nudge paternalism to render it consistent with anti-perfectionist legitimacy.