Events

Gerald Postema's 'Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World' Symposium


15 June 2015

Join us for a symposium on Gerald Postema's Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World (Springer, 2011).


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Professor Postema has published extensively in legal and political philosophy and ethics. In 2011 he published Legal Philosophy in the 20th Century: The Common Law World. He wrote Bentham and the Common Law Tradition (Clarendon 1986/1989) and edited Racism and the Law (Kluwer 1997); Rationality, Conventions, and the Law (Kluwer 1998); Jeremy Bentham: Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy (Ashgate 2002) and Philosophy and the Law of Torts (CUP 2001). He is associate editor of the 12 volume, Treatise in the Philosophy of Law (Springer 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011).

A selection of the jurisprudential writings of Sir Matthew Hale will also be published by Oxford University Press under his editorship. Former Guggenheim and Rockefeller fellow, and fellow of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies and the National Humanities Center, he was editor of Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Law (1995-2006) and was special issues editor of Law and Philosophy (1996-2001). In fall, 2012, he was awarded the George J. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Art and Humanities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Program

10:00am Welcome

10:05am Associate Professor Carlos Bernal-Pulido (Macquarie University)

10:25am Professor Ngaire Naffine (University of Adelaide)

10:45am Professor Miguel Vatter (University of New South Wales)

11:05am Dr Kevin Walton (University of Sydney)

11:25am Morning Tea

11:45am Response by Professor Gerald Postema (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)


This event is presented by the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence in partnership with the Sydney Intellectual History Network.


Time: 10am-1pm

Location: Common Room (level 4) New Law Building (F10), Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Cost: Free, however registration is required

Contact: PLaCE co-ordinator

Phone: 9351 0248

Email: 14201b454e320d0d432a381a1a2501312a63263144450218