Theatre

A Theory of Justice: The Musical!

Ziyad Hayatli reviews a novel work of political philosophy.

As a trio of Oxford PPE (Philosophy, Politics & Economics) students struggled with their studies, they came up with an amusing way to revise political philosophy. This joke grew into a full musical production entitled John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice: The Musical! So thanks to Eylon Aslan-Levy, Ramin Sabi, and Tommy Peto, we have the first ever musical completely to do with political philosophy. As I sat in the small O’Reilly Theatre of Keble College in Oxford, I did not know what to expect. “How are they going to pull this off?” I thought. By the end, though, I was very impressed.

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