Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy

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.

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.


106:03 minutes (121.37 MB)

Elizabeth Anderson, "Tom Paine and the Ironies of Social Democracy"

The 2011-12 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy, recorded on February 29, 2012, was presented by Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.


88:44 minutes (81.24 MB)

"Giving Corporate Agents their Due — and Only their Due," 2013 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy by Philip Pettit

Date: 
02.28.2013
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

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.

Elizabeth Anderson, "Tom Paine and the Ironies of Social Democracy"

The 2011-12 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy, recorded on February 29, 2012, was presented by Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.

Joshua Cohen, "Democracy v. Citizens United?"

The 2011 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy entitled "Democracy v. Citizens United?," was presented on April 20, 2011, by Joshua Cohen, the Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society and Professor of Political Science, Philosophy, and Law at Stanford University.


104:17 minutes (95.48 MB)

Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy: Elizabeth Anderson

Date: 
02.29.2012
Location: 
Courtroom

The 2011-12 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy speaker is Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.

Joshua Cohen, "Democracy v. Citizens United?"

The 2011 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy entitled "Democracy v. Citizens United?," was presented on April 20, 2011, by Joshua Cohen, the Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society and Professor of Political Science, Philosophy, and Law at Stanford University.

[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.

Michael Walzer, "Trying Political Leaders"

The subject of this year's Dewey Lecture is the political morality and wisdom of putting political leaders on trial after we have endured their leadership (and other nations, perhaps, have endured their crimes). Political trials have a long history-and the judgments we make of their judgments are highly contested.

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