Friday, August 6, 2010

The Morality of Law: Kantian Perspectives

University of Keele, 27 November 2010


Howard Williams (Aberystwyth): Ethics and Right in Kantian Global Distributive Justice
Adrian Piper (Berlin): Kant's Self-legislation Procedure Reconsidered
Peter Niesen (Darmstadt): Laws for Which an External Legislation Is Possible
Stephen Engstrom (Pittsburgh): Laws of Inner and of Outer Freedom
Sorin Baiasu (Keele): Morality and Enforceability

Call for Commentators and Chairpersons:

The conference aims to explore the relation in Kant between ethical and juridical laws. We invite expressions of interest from scholars who would like to comment on a paper or chair one of the conference's sessions. Please send an email to by 31 August 2010.

The Keele Forum for Philosophical Research Annual Lecture will be given by Professor Stephen Engstrom on 26 November in the evening. The topic will be
"Universal Legislation as the Form of Practical Knowledge". The event is free of charge and participants to the conference will be welcome to attend the Annual Lecture too.

The conference is organised with the support of the European Consortium for Political Research and Keele University.

Best wishes,


Dr Sorin Baiasu
Lecturer in Philosophy
University of Keele

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