Allen Buchanan: Leverhulme Lectures 2009′ Ethics in Political Reality’

We are pleased to announce Professor Allen Buchanan’s Leverhulme Lecture Series ‘Ethics in Political Reality’. Allen Buchanan is James B. Duke Professor Philosophy at Duke University. His research is in political philosophy, with a focus on international issues, and bioethics, with a focus on the ethics of genetic interventions with human beings. He is visiting Oxford as  Leverhulme Visiting Professor for four months, and will be giving the 2009 Uehiro Lectures.

The lectures are open to all including the public and there is no need to book. For further information, please email ethics@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

 

Please see full post for the details on each lecture

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Tuesday 17 February 2009, 12.30 – 2.00 p.m.

Leverhulme Lecture 1: What Conservatism and Liberalism Have to Say About the Biomedical Enhancement Project–and Vice Versa

Professor Allen Buchanan

Venue: Seminar Room 1, Old Indian Institute, Broad St (on Corner with Catte St), Oxford  Map: http://www.21school.ox.ac.uk/about/contact.cfm

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Tuesday 3 March 2009, 12.30 – 2.00 p.m.

Leverhulme Lecture 2: The Social Ethics of Believing: Why Practical Ethics Needs Social Moral Epistemology

Professor Allen Buchanan

Venue: Seminar Room 1, Old Indian Institute
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Old Indian Institute, Broad St (on Corner with Catte St), Oxford Map:
http://www.21school.ox.ac.uk/about/contact.cfm

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Tuesday March 17 2009, 12.30 – 2.00 p.m.
Leverhulme Lecture 3:
The Egalitarianism of Human Rights
Professor Allen Buchanan
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Old Indian Institute, Broad St (on Corner with Catte St), Oxford Map:
http://www.21school.ox.ac.uk/about/contact.cfm
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Tuesday April 28 2009, 12.30 – 2.00 p.m.
Leverhulme Lecture 4:
Fidelity to Constitutional Democracy and to a Robust International Legal Order.
Professor Allen Buchanan
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Old Indian Institute, Broad St (on Corner with Catte St), Oxford Map:
http://www.21school.ox.ac.uk/about/contact.cfm

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