Chicago's Best Ideas

CBI: Saul Levmore on "The Internet's Anonymity Problem"

Date: 
11.11.2008

There is the well known problem, or reality, of juvenile and destructive communication on the Internet, normally engaged in behind the protective cover of anonymity. Is this somehow a different problem on the Internet than it is elsewhere and, if so, are there solutions that are effective and justifiable?

Faculty: 
Saul Levmore

CBI: Daniel Abebe and Jonathan Masur, "The Two Chinas and the Problem of Global Warming"

Date: 
01.14.2009

"The Two Chinas and the Problem of Global Warming"

TALK AND DISCUSSION WITH
DANIEL ABEBE & JONATHAN MASUR
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2009
12:15 P.M. – CLASSROOM II

Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Jonathan Masur

CBI: Richard Epstein, "The Coming Meltown in Labor Relations"

Date: 
01.27.2009

Tuesday, January 27th
12:15 p.m.
Room II
Richard Epstein

The Coming Meltdown in Labor Relations

Labor relations consists of two broad areas—unions and employment

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

CBI: Martha Nussbaum and Judge Diane Wood

Date: 
02.02.2009

"Constitutions and Capabilities: a Dialogue about Political Philosophy and the Judge's Role"  
 
Professor Martha Nussbaum and Judge Diane P. Wood 
 

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
Faculty: 
Diane P. Wood

CBI: Geof Stone: "Obama's Supreme Court "

Date: 
04.14.2009

Chicago's Best Ideas presents

Geof Stone,  Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor
"Obama's Supreme Court"

12:15 pm
Room II  

CBI: Todd Henderson, "The Nanny Corporation"

Date: 
05.05.2009

"THE NANNY STATE"
TALK AND DISCUSSION WITH TODD HENDERSON
12:15 P.M. – CLASSROOM II

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

CBI: Madhavi Sunder, "Reading the Qur'an in Kuala Lumpur"

Date: 
05.07.2009

The Chicago's Best Idea Series presents:

"Reading the Qur'an in Kuala Lumpur"
Madhavi Sunder, Visiting Professor of Law

12:15pm
Room II  

CBI: Bernard Harcourt, "Neoliberal Penality: A Genealogy of Excess"

Date: 
05.21.2009

The University of Chicago Law School presents a lecture in the Chicago's Best Ideas series: Bernard Harcourt, Julius Kreeger Professor of Law & Criminology and Professor of Political Science, will speak on "Neoliberal Penality: A Genealogy of Excess."

Madhavi Sunder, "Reading the Qur'an in Kuala Lumpur"

The Enlightenment took us from a world of Empire to an Age of Reason and equality in the public sphere. But it left the private spheres of culture and religion in the Dark Ages of imposition and unreason. In the Enlightenment worldview, freedom in the public sphere is freedom itself.


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Madhavi Sunder, "Reading the Qur'an in Kuala Lumpur"

The Enlightenment took us from a world of Empire to an Age of Reason and equality in the public sphere. But it left the private spheres of culture and religion in the Dark Ages of imposition and unreason. In the Enlightenment worldview, freedom in the public sphere is freedom itself.

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