The Newcastle Ethics, Legal, and Political Philosophy (NELPP) 2009 spring seminar series is the following:
Professor Albert Weale (Essex)
11th February (tbc)
Professor Sir Neil MacCormick QC (Edinburgh)
Institutionalism: The Best Theory of Law
Professor Chris Brink (Vice Chancellor, Newcastle)
Professor Philip van der Eijk (Classics, Newcastle)
Did Aristotle have a concept of intelligence?
Dr Jan Deckers (Medicine, Newcastle)
Animal Rights and Process Thought
Pettit and His Critics conference
Speakers will include Thom Brooks (Newcastle), Cecile Laborde (UCL), Michael Ridge (Edinburgh), and Philip Pettit (Princeton).
Dr Ian O’Flynn (Politics, Newcastle)
Deliberating the Public Interest
Professor Hartmut Behr (Politics, Newcastle)
Compromise as a Style of Thought and Ideology Critique
Nussbaum’s Liberty of Conscience: Author Meets Critics
Speakers will include Peter Jones (Newcastle), Chandran Kukathas (LSE), Susan Mendus (York), Anne Phillips (LSE), and Martha C. Nussbaum (Chicago).
All meetings will take place in the Politics Building room G6 at Newcastle University from 4.00-6.00pm. Meetings are open to the public. The only exceptions will be the two conferences and further information on them will be forthcoming. For more details, please contact me.