Law & Philosophy Program

Legal Theory Workshop
Fall 2008 / Spring 2009

Spring 2009

February 5, 2009
Sari Kisilevsky
Postdoctoral Scholar
UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
4:55-6:30. Room 2326
"Hard Cases and Legal Validity"

February 10, 2009
Sharon Dolovich
Professor of Law
UCLA, School of Law
4:55-6:30. Room 2326
"Cruelty, Prison Conditions, and the Eight Amendment"

February 26, 2009
Tim Scanlon
Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity
Harvard University
5:00-6:30. Location: Library Tower (4th floor)
"When Does Equality Matter?"

March 3, 2009
Ronald Dworkin
Professor of Philosophy
Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law
New York University
5:00-6:30. Room 2448
"Ethics and Freedom"

March 19, 2009
Michael E. Bratman
Durfee Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences & Professor of Philosophy
Stanford University
5:00-6:30. Library Tower (4th floor)
"Shared Valuing and Shared Policies of Acceptance"
- related to Bratman's topic-
Shapiro- Legality (Chapter VI & VII)

Fall 2008

October 9, 2008
Robin Kar
Professor of Law
Deputy Director of Center for Interdisciplinary
& Comparative Jurisprudence
Loyola Law School
4:30-6:15 pm. Room 2326
"Contractualism About Contract Law"

October 30, 2008
Trevor Morrison
Professor of Law
Columbia Law School
4:30-6:15 pm. Room 2326
"Stare Decisis in the Office of Legal Counsel"

November 20, 2008
Louis-Philippe Hodgson
Postdoctoral Scholar
UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Glendon College, York University
4:30-6:15 pm. Room 2326
"Collective Action and Contract Rights"