10 Sep 2009 - 12 Sep 2009All dayCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge

Description

Convener

Thomas D'Andrea  (Philosophy, Cambridge)

Conference summary

An inter-disciplinary conference exploring the relation between natural and socially constructed norms and human action from the standpoint of moral philosophy, intellectual history, legal theory, and political theory.

 
Topics will include natural right and historicity, the idea of legal authority, the contested character of political theology, popular sovereignty and human rights jurisprudence, and eugenics and the law.
 

Conference sponsors

The conference is jointly sponsored by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) and the International Society for Moral Philosophy (INSOLM).

Administrative help: Samuel Mather (Conference Programme Manager, CRASSH)

CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN THE ARTS, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Tel: +44 1223 766886
Email enquiries@crassh.cam.ac.uk