Basic Capabilities, How Universal Are They?

Nussbaum advocates for a universal metric of basic capabilities. However, a Tibetan village that maintains a traditional way of living may challenge her progressive outlook towards ensuring certain basic capabilities.   Imagine…

Universal Basic Service

According to a PwC report written in March 2017[1], robots…


At Yale-NUS College, we are thinking about ideals of equality and democracy, and how they relate to practice, in Singapore and in the wider world.

This website showcases our reflections.

Articles were originally submitted as course papers for Professor Sandra Field’s classes Contemporary Egalitarianism and Democratic Theory.

The Equality&Democracy project has been made possible through the support of a Teaching Innovation Grant from the Yale-NUS Centre for Teaching and Learning: ‘Applying Political Philosophy to Real World Cases’.

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