Law and Philosophy

Review of Nussbaum's New Book, 'Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice'

Love and Politics: Reflections on Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice
Walter G. Moss
LA Progressive
November 19, 2013

Our political culture is in the pits. It would be better if it displayed more compassion. The great religions of the world advocate it, as do humane atheistic thinkers like Albert Camus. But our politics too seldom does...

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum

Brian Leiter on "Toleration: Its Nature and Moral Justification" in Newport, RI

Date: 
10.03.2013
Location: 
Bazarsky Hall, Salve Regina University, Ochre Point Avenue Newport, RI 02840

As part of the "Spectacle of Toleration" conference, Brian Leiter, Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago will present Toleration: Its Nature and Moral Justification at Salve Regina University’s Bazarsky Lecture Hall.

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter

Philip Pettit, "Giving Corporate Agents their Due — and Only their Due"

Suitably organized, corporate groups mimic the capacities of individual persons and operate as agents with minds of their own. And in order to function in this agential manner, they have to be assigned legal rights that they can assert or transfer or waive in their dealings with others.

Crossing the Midway, By and By

Author: 
Martha Nussbaum

Professor Martha Nussbaum speaks at the Midway Dinner on the “carnival of interdisciplinary delights” available to law students.

On February 7, 2013, Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, delivered this speech to the Class of 2014 at the annual Midway Dinner.

Philip Pettit, "Giving Corporate Agents their Due — and Only their Due"

Suitably organized, corporate groups mimic the capacities of individual persons and operate as agents with minds of their own. And in order to function in this agential manner, they have to be assigned legal rights that they can assert or transfer or waive in their dealings with others.


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Brian Leiter Discusses "Why Tolerate Religion?"

New book questions preferential legal treatment of religious liberty
Sarah Galer
University of Chicago News Office
March 27, 2013

The Western democratic practice of singling out religious liberty for special treatment under the law is not in sync with the world we live in today, argues University of Chicago Law School professor Brian Leite

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter
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