Law and Philosophy Workshop

Brian Leiter

Max Etchemendy

2020-21  Topic: "Recent Work in General Jurisprudence"

Sessions marked with an * are for enrolled students only.

*September 28, 2020, 4-5:30 pm:   Review of the Hart-Dworkin debate.  (This presupposes that students have read Hart’s The Concept of Law, Chapters 1-7, and Dworkin’s “The Model of Rules I & II,” plus Law’s Empire, Chapter 6.)

*October 12, 2020, 4-5 pm:   preparatory session for Sachs visit (Etchemendy).

October 19, 2020, 4-6 pm:  Stephen Sachs (Duke, Law), “Finding the Law,” 107 California Law Review 527 (2019).

*November 2, 2020, 4-5 pm:  preparatory session for Plunkett visit (Leiter).

November 9, 2020, 4-6 pm:   David Plunkett (Dartmouth, Philosophy), “Law, Morality and Everything Else:  General Jurisprudence as a Branch of Meta-Normative Inquiry,” 128 Ethics 37 (2017) (co-authored with Shapiro).

*January 11, 2020:  4-5 pm:  preparatory session for Atiq visit (TBA).

January 25, 2020, 4-6 pm:  Emad Atiq (Cornell, Law & Philosophy), “Moral Laws and the Concept of Law” (unpublished).

*February 1, 2021, 4-5 pm: preparatory session for Dickson visit (Leiter)

February 8, 2021, 4-6 pm:  Julie Dickson (Oxford, Law), excerpts from her forthcoming OUP book on jurisprudential methodology.

*April 12, 2021, 4-5 pm:  preparatory session for Etchemendy (Leiter).

April 19, 2021, 4-6 pm:  Max Etchemendy (Vinson & Elkins), [title TBA]

*May 3, 2021, 4-5 pm:  preparatory session for Toh visit (Etchemendy).

May 10, 2021, 4-6 pm:   Kevin Toh (University College London, Law), “Law, Morality, Art, The Works,” from L. Burazin et al. (eds.), Law as Artifact (Oxford University Press, 2019).