Centre For Politics, Law and Society Seminars 1998/99
Ronald Dworkin conducts the seminars in the second and third terms.
October 14: Fred Rosen UCL
`Reading Hume backwards: the idea of utility in Hume and Bentham'
October 21: Paul Kelly LSE
`Classical utilitarianism and freedom'
October 28: Roger Crisp Oxford
`Self-love and the general interest: Hume on impartiality'
November 4: Michael Otsuka UCL
`Political society as a voluntary association: A reconstruction and critique of the Lockean ideal'
November 18: John Charvet LSE
'How much equality should we want?
November 25: Peter Nicholson York
`A family quarrel? T H Green's heirs examine their political inheritance'
December 2: Jonathan Riley Tulane University
`Toward an optimal constitutional code: Bentham versus J S Mill'
December 9: David Weinstein Wake Forest University
`D G Ritchie's evolutionary utilitarianism and the spectre of Herbert Spencer'
January 13: Ronald Dworkin UCL
January 20: Susan Mendus York
`Pluralism and modernity'
January 27: G.A. Cohen Oxford
February 3: John Gray LSE
`Where pluralists and liberals part company'
February 10: Jonathan Wolff UCL
`Ability, disability, and equality'
May 19: John Skorupski University of St. Andrews
May 26: Anthony Appiah Harvard
June 2: Tim Scanlon Harvard