Fall 2009 Schedule of Presenters

September 3
János Kis, Central European University and New York University
Constitutional Precommitment Revisited

September 10
Richard Epstein, NYU School of Law
Property Rights and the Rule of Law: Classical Liberalism Confronts the Modern Administrative States

September 17
Ronald Dworkin, NYU School of Law
Obligation and Law

September 24
Peter Singer, Princeton University and Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, University of Lodz, Poland
Secrecy in Consequentialism: A Defence of Esoteric Moralilty

October 1
Michael Smith, Princeton University
Do We Have Reason To Do What We Should Do Morally Speaking?

October 8
David Enoch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The University of Texas
A Note to Colloquium Participants
How Objectivity Matters
Against Quietism

October 15
Liam Murphy, NYU School of Law
The Nature of Law
Chapter 2
Chapter 3

October 22
Benjamin Zipursky, Fordham University
Wrongs, not Accidents: Civil Recourse and Civil Wrongs in the Law of Torts

October 29
Lily Batchelder, NYU School of Law
Optimal Tax Theory as a Theory of Distributive Justice

November 5
Thomas Nagel, NYU School of Law
Cognition and Value

November 12
Thomas Scanlon Jr., Harvard University
Summary of the 2009 Locke Lectures
Lecture 2: Metaphysical Objections

November 19
A. J. Julius, UCLA
Getting People to Do Things

December 3
Jeremy Waldron, NYU School of Law
Two Arguments about Hate Speech