Law & Philosophy Program

UCLA and University of Antwerp Joint Conference on Law and Philosophy

A joint event sponsored by the UCLA Law and Philosophy program in cooperation with the University of Antwerp's Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values.

Updated information about this event can be found at this website.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP at this link.


Friday, October 10


12 - 1:30pm

Opening Keynote. George Pavlakos, University of Antwerp, "Law's Authority: Authorizing or Obligating? A Comment on Scott Shapiro's "Legality.""


2 - 3pm

Samuele Chilovi, University of Antwerp and University of Barcelona, "Maurice v. Judd: a Case Study on the Interplay Between Law and Language." Comments by Will Reckner, UCLA


3:15 - 4:30pm

Stephen Nayak-Young, UCLA, "Revising the Roles of Master and Servant." Comments by Lee-Ann Chae, UCLA


5 - 6:00pm

Renee Bolinger, USC, "Revisiting the Right To Do Wrong." 

Comments by David Bordeaux, UCLA  


Saturday, October 11


8:30 - 9am

Breakfast (provided)


9 - 10:15am

Daniel Pilchman, Chapman University, "On The Duty to Mitigate: A Typology of Dworkin's New Philosophy." Comments by Jonathan Gingerich, UCLA


10:45 - 11:45am

Sebastian Baldinger, University of Antwerp, "In the Beginning was the...What? -- The Problematic Role of Language Use in Law Creation." Comments by Alexi Patsaouras, UCLA


11:45am - 1:15pm

Lunch (provided)


1:15 - 2:30pm

Triantafyllos Gkouvas, University of Antwerp, "On the Verge of Verbalness." Comments by Jordan Wolf, UCLA


2:45 - 3:45pm

Olufemi Taiwo, UCLA, "Turn Down for What?" Comments by Lauren Schaeffer, UCLA


3:45 - 4:30

Break (drinks and food provided)

4:30 - 6pm

Closing Keynote. Mark Greenberg, UCLA, "Solving Religious Freedom."