Law and Philosophy

Creating Capabilities: Fostering Cognitive Development

This panel was recorded April 23, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.


131:27 minutes (120.35 MB)

Creating Capabilities: Fostering Physical Health

This panel was recorded April 23, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.


83:12 minutes (76.18 MB)

Creating Capabilities: Directions for Law and Policy

This panel was recorded April 24, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.


116:16 minutes (106.46 MB)

Creating Capabilities: Normative Issues: Which Capabilities? Whose Capabilities?

This panel was recorded April 23, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.


93:44 minutes (85.82 MB)

Creating Capabilities: Framing the Issues

This panel was recorded April 23, 2010 as part of the conference "Creating Capabilities," held at the University of Chicago Law School and organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak.


93:44 minutes (85.82 MB)

[RESCHEDULED] 2011 Dewey Lecture: Joshua Cohen of Stanford University, "Democracy v. Citizens United?"

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School Courtroom

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to present the 2011 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy.

Chicago Lawyer Magazine Lauds UChicagoLaw's Commitment to Interdisciplinary Education

School believes in interdisciplinary education
Danielle Feinstein
Chicago Lawyer
August 30, 2010

The University of Chicago Law School has offered interdisciplinary courses and programs since founding the John M. Olin Program in law and economics more than 50 years ago.

From the program's inception, the law school instituted interdisciplinary programs in the areas of philosophy, history, international law and literature.

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill
Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix
Faculty: 
Laura Weinrib
Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
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Brian Leiter
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Richard A. Posner
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David A. Strauss

Martha Nussbaum: A Profile

Nussbaum finds the drama in philosophy
Sarah Galer
University of Chicago News Office
June 28, 2010

Life in all its messiness has always been a source of scholarly inspiration for philosopher Martha Nussbaum.

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach

Amartya Sen, Keynote Address at Conference on Creating Capabilities: Sources and Consequences for Law and Social Policy

This conference, organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak, examines a variety of conceptions of human capability, including the Human Development and Capabilities Approach in relation to the recent literature on the economics, neuroscience, and psychology of human development in order to enrich both fields.

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