Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy

Robert Goodin "An Epistemic Case for Legal Moralism"

Robert E. Goodin is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and of Social & Political Theory in the Research School of Social Sciences at Australian National University. This talk was recorded January 16, 2008 as the 2007-2008 John Dewey Lecture on Jurisprudence.

Robert Goodin: "An Epistemic Case for Legal Moralism"

Robert E. Goodin is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and of Social & Political Theory in the Research School of Social Sciences at Australian National University. This talk was recorded January 16, 2008 as the 2007-2008 John Dewey Lecture on Jurisprudence. Ignorance of the law is no excuse, or so we are told. But why on earth not? The statute books run to hundreds of volumes.


74:15 minutes (67.99 MB)

Richard Rorty: "Dewey and Posner on Pragmatism and Moral Progress"

Richard Rorty (1931-2007) was Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and Philosophy at Stanford University. This talk was recorded April 10, 2006 as the annual Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy. © 2006 The University of Chicago


82:20 minutes (75.39 MB)

Peter Singer: Q & A

Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University. This talk was the 2004 Dewey Lecture.


75:30 minutes (8.64 MB)

Peter Singer: "America's Responsibilities as A Global Citizen"

Peter Singer is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University. This talk was the 2004 Dewey Lecture. Prof. Singer was introduced by Martha Nussbaum.


86:29 minutes (9.9 MB)
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