Fall 2003 Schedule of Presenters

Convened by Professors Ronald Dworkin and Thomas Nagel

September 4
Phillipe Pettit, Princeton University, Politics
Akrasia, Collective and Individual

September 11
Thomas Franck , NYU School of Law
Presumptions at Law: An Enquiry into the Existence of a Global Common Sense

September 18
Lewis Kornhauser, NYU School of Law
Governance Structures, Legal Systems and the Concept of Law

September 25
Klaus Günther, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Legal Pluralism and the Universal Code of Legality: Globalisation as a Problem of Legal Theory

October 2
Sharon Street, NYU Philosophy
Evolution and the Nature of Reasons (excerpts)

October 9
Ronald Dworkin, NYU School of Law
Rights and Terror
What Are Human Rights?

October 16
Edward Baker, University of Pennsylvania
Constitutional and Philosophical Foundations of Libertarian Socialism (excerpt)

October 23
Susan Wolf, University of North Carolina, Philosophy
The Meanings of Lives" & "The True, the Good and the Lovable: Frankfurt’s Avoidance of Objectivity

October 30
Mattias Kumm, NYU School of Law
Towards a Constitutional Theory of the Relationship between National and International Law

November 6
Philippe Van Parijs, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Europe’s Three Language Problems

November 13
Susan Moller Okin, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study 2003-2004, Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Multiculturalism and Feminism: No Simple Question, No Simple Answers

November 20
Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University Law
Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology And The Law To Lock Down Culture And Control Creativity (excerpt)

December 4
J.H.H. Weiler, NYU School of Law
A Constitution for Europe? Some Hard Choices