Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory – Spring 2003

Spring Semester 2003

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:

Jan. 30 David Strauss
Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law
University of Chicago Law School
Must Like Cases Be Treated Alike?
Feb. 6 Richard Rorty
Professor of Comparative Literature and Philosophy
Stanford University
Trapped Between Kant and Dewey: The Current Situation of Moral Philosophy
Feb. 13 Martha Minow
Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
Public and Private Partnerships: Accounting for the New Religion
Feb. 20 John R. Searle
Mills Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Language
University of California, Berkeley
Rotterdam Lecture: Social Ontology and Political Power
Feb. 27 Judith Jarvis Thomson
Professor of Philosophy
The Legacy of Principia
March 6 Judith Butler
Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature
University of California, Berkeley
What Is Critique? An Essay on Foucault’s Virtue
March 13 G.A. Cohen
Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, All Souls College,
Oxford University

Facts and Principles

March 20 Brian Barry
Professor in Political Science and Philosophy
Columbia University
Does Responsibility Undermine Equality?
April 3 Kathryn Abrams
Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law (Boalt Hall)
University of California, Berkeley
Sexual Harassment and the Politics of Shame: A Queer Feminist Intervention
April 10 Hanna Pitkin
Professor Emerita of Political Science
University of California, Berkeley

Question Authority


April 24 Joshua Cohen
Professor of Philosophy, Law, and Political Science
Minimalism About Human Rights: The Most We Can Hope For?
May 1 Joseph L. Sax
James H. House and Hiram Hurd Professor of Environmental Regulation, Emeritus
School of Law (Boalt Hall)
University of California, Berkeley
The Barnes Collection, The Dead Sea Scrolls, And Other Proprietary Puzzles

* 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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