Weinstein Fellows

Carol Price
Craig Weinstein

Weinstein Fellowship

To honor her dear friend Craig Weinstein, a 1978 graduate of Berkeley Law, Carol Price established an endowed fund to support an annual one-week residency at Berkeley Law by a distinguished scholar who works in moral, legal, or political philosophy. During the residency, the distinguished scholar will give a seminar and be available to meet with Berkeley students and faculty.


Susan James
Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy 
Birkbeck University of London

GALA Seminar: April 8, 2019
Law School Room 141
12:00pm – 2:00pm
     “Living in the Light of our Knowledge:  Spinoza on Fortitude”

For a copy of the paper email requests to:


GALA Seminar format:

The GALA speaker will offer some brief background remarks about the paper and the remainder of the time will be devoted to discussion. Participants are expected to read the paper in advance. The paper for this GALA session will not be available at the GALA website.

Quentin Skinner
Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities
School of History
Queen Mary University of London
Co-Director, Centre for the History of Political Thought

Seminar: April 5, 2019
Kadish Workshop in Law, Philosophy, & Political Theory
Law School Goldberg Room
(297 Simon Hall)
12:00pm -3:00pm
Civil liberty and fundamental rights: a Neo-Roman approach”

Workshop format:
The first part of the workshop will be open to non-enrolled students of the course, faculty, and visitors who wish to participate in the workshop discussion. We’ll stop for a break at 2pm and those not enrolled in the course will leave. Enrolled students will continue the discussion with the guest from 2:10pm to 3:00pm.