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Hosted by the Programme on Cohesive Capitalism

Cohesive Capitalism Event

Professor Ingrid Robeyns discusses her book 'Limitarianism: the case against extreme wealth'

Ingrid Robeyns (Utrecht University)

Wednesday 13 March 2024 12:00 - 13:25

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About this event

Following her public lecture in January, the Programme on Cohesive Capitalism Programme (PCC) has invited Ingrid Robeyns to return and host a lunch time event on 13th March as an opportunity to discuss the themes in her book in more detail.


“About Limitarianism

In this astonishing, eye-opening intervention, world-leading philosopher and economist Ingrid Robeyns exposes the true extent of our wealth problem, which has spent the past fifty years silently spiralling out of control. In moral, economic, social, political, environmental and psycho­logical terms, she shows extreme wealth is not only unjustifiable but harmful to us all, the rich included.

In place of our current system, Robeyns offers a breathtakingly clear alternative: limitarianism. The answer to so many of the problems posed by neoliberal capitalism - and the opportunity for a vastly better world lipes in placing a hard limit on the wealth that any one person can accu­mulate. Because nobody deserves to be a millionaire. Not even you..

*** Please register here if you would like to attend.***

Bio - Ingrid Robeyns

Lunch will be provided.

For further information please contact Lubala Chibwe, by email: l.chibwe@lse.ac.uk.