Upcoming Events

"Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom" | Pier Paolo Pasolini

Mon, Nov 19, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

Panel Conversation on International Panel on Social Progress with Marc Fleurbaey

Mon, Nov 26, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Launch event for the IPSP report, which published it's report and a trade book this summer.

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Location: Robertson Hall, Bowl 016

"Last Tango in Paris" | Bernardo Bertolucci

Mon, Nov 26, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

Michael McConnell (Stanford Law School): "The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power and the Constitution"

Wed, Nov 28, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

ABSTRACT: Professor McConnell’s lectures will address executive power and its limits under the U.S. Constitution.  His lectures will argue that the actual process of formulating the executive power at the Constitutional Convention has mostly been overlooked, perhaps because the real work was done by three committees operating...

Location: Friend Center Lecture Hall, Room 101

Michael McConnell (Stanford Law School): "The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power and the Constitution"

Thu, Nov 29, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

ABSTRACT: Professor McConnell’s lectures will address executive power and its limits under the U.S. Constitution.  His lectures will argue that the actual process of formulating the executive power at the Constitutional Convention has mostly been overlooked, perhaps because the real work was done by three committees operating...

Location: Friend Center Lecture Hall, Room 101

"The Resolution" | Gyula Gazdag

Mon, Dec 3, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

Eric Mathison (University of Toronto): "The Lexical Priority of Autonomy in Medicine"

Wed, Dec 5, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

ABSTRACT: Determining the correct goals of medicine plays an important role in many current healthcare debates. For example, with the recent legalization of physician-assisted death in Canada and some American states, physicians often object to assisted dying falling within their scope. On my account, autonomy is lexically...

Location: Lewis Library 120

"Taxi" | Jafar Panahi

Mon, Dec 10, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: McCormick 106

Political Philosophy Colloquium: Laura Valentini (London School of Economics)

Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Laura Valentini holds a first degree (“laurea”) in Political Science from Pavia University (Italy), and an MA and a PhD in Political Philosophy from University College London. She was a Junior Research Fellow at The Queen’s College (Oxford University), and a postdoc at the Center for Human Values (Princeton University).

Location: Corwin 127

Political Philosophy Colloquium: Rainer Forst (Goethe Universität)

Thu, Mar 7, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Rainer Forst studied philosophy, political science and American studies in Frankfurt/Main, New York and at Harvard University. After his involvement in the Leibniz research group on legal theory with J. Habermas in Frankfurt, Forst received his PhD with a study on theories of political and social justice: “Kontexte der Gerechtigkeit.

Location: Corwin 127

James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics: Cécile Laborde (Nuffield College, Oxford)

Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Cécile Laborde holds the Nuffield Chair of Political Theory and is a Fellow of the British Academy.

Location: Computer Science, Lecture Hall 104

Program in Ethics and Public Affairs: Claudio López-Guerra (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics)

Thu, Apr 18, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (PEPA)
Location: 301 Marx Hall

"The Artist in Society": Gustavo Dudamel In Conversation With Fintan O’Toole

"Structural Transformations of the Public Sphere: Historical and Normative Perspectives"

Fri, Apr 26, 2019 (All day) to Sat, Apr 27, 2019 (All day)
Location: TBD

Program in Ethics and Public Affairs: Brandon Terry (Harvard University)

Thu, May 2, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (PEPA)
Location: 301 Marx Hall

"New Work on Population Ethics and the Ethics of Procreation"

Sat, May 11, 2019 (All day) to Sun, May 12, 2019 (All day)
Location: 301 Marx Hall