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This edition: A Room of One's Own

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Episode Details

Looks at justice in the context of the relationship between the individual and the community, exploring the defense of civil disobedience, the utilitarianism of Bentham and Mill, Simone de Beauvoir's concept of alterity or otherness, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's economic theories. Poets Hilary Tham, Roland Flint, Stanley Kunitz, Lucille Clifton, Carolyn Forche, and biographer Francine du Plessix Gray.