Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory - Spring 2005

Spring Semester 2005


WORKSHOP ARCHIVES
These meetings were held in the JSP Seminar Room, 2240 Piedmont Avenue (see map) Thursdays from 1-4pm and are open to the campus community. * To request a copy of papers contact: curtinc@law.berkeley.edu.

Jan. 20 Victoria Kahn
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
University of California, Berkeley
PROMISE V. CONTRACT: THE SOVEREIGN SUBJECT REVISITED
Jan. 27 Jeff McMahan
Professor of Philosophy
Rutgers University
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor
THE BASIS OF MORAL LIABILITY TO DEFENSIVE KILLING
Feb. 3 Stephen Sugarman
Agnes Roddy Robb Professor of Law
University of California, Berkeley
Boalt Hall

THE FAILURE OF TORT THEORY

Feb. 10 Frances Kamm
Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy
Harvard University
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor
TERRORISM AND SEVERAL MORAL DISTINCTIONS
Feb. 17 Margaret Jane Radin
W. Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law
Stanford University
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor
MACHINE RULE: THE LATEST CHALLENGE TO LAW
Feb. 24 Samuel Freeman
Steven F. Goldstone Term Professor of Philosophy and Law
University of Pennsylvania
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor
DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE AND THE LAW OF PEOPLES
March 10 Christopher Kutz
Professor of Law
University of California, Berkeley
Boalt Hall

THE DIFFERENCE UNIFORMS MAKE: COLLECTIVE VIOLENCE IN CRIMINAL LAW AND WAR

March 17 Anne Alstott
Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Taxation
Yale University
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor
NO EXIT: WHAT PARENTS OWE THEIR CHILDREN--AND WHAT SOCIETY OWES PARENTS
March 31 Dennis Thompson
Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy
Harvard University
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor

WHO SHOULD GOVERN WHO GOVERNS? 
April 7

Jodi Halpern
Assistant Professor of Bioethics
and Medical Humanities
University of California, Berkeley

WHEN FEAR UNDERMINES AUTONOMY: CONCRETIZED EMOTIONS AND DELIBERATIVE INCAPACITY
April 14 Debra Satz
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Stanford University
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor
INEQUALITIES IN SCHOOLING: THE CASE FOR DEMOCRATIC ADEQUACY
April 21 Rogers Smith
Christopher H. Browne Distinguished
Professor of Political Science
University of Pennsylvania
Judge William H. Orrick, Jr.
Visiting Professor
PROVIDENTIALISM, FOREIGN POLICY, AND THE ETHICS OF POLITICAL DISCOURSE

* These meetings will be held in the Dean's Seminar Room, 215B Boalt Hall, and are open to the campus community. The Workshop is also offered as a course for credit (Law 210.2). In addition to attending the Thursday sessions, students enrolled in the course will also meet with Professors Rakowski and Scheffler on Tuesdays from 2:20-4:10 p.m. in the JSP Seminar Room, 2240 Piedmont Ave. Graduate students in departments outside the Law School are eligible to enroll. Those wishing to do so should attend the first class meeting on January 15, 2008 in the JSP Seminar Room.

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