Gopal Sreenivasan (Duke University) – ‘The moral independence of legal human rights’
Hannah Carnegy-Arbuthnott (University of York) – ‘A body of one’s own: the institutional point of self-ownership’
Rationale The kinds of justification or ground most commonly offered for human rights ca be divided into instrumental and non-instrumental justifications. According to the former, human rights protect valued features of human life; according to the latter, human rights are expressions of our inviolable moral status as persons. Both types of justification have significant limitations; […]
Pietro Intropi (TCD) – ‘Self-ownership and reciprocity’
Cristián Rettig (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile) – ‘Towards an action-guiding theory of human rights’
Adina Preda (TCD) – ‘Can there be positive human rights?’
Ashwini Vasanthakumar (Queen's University) – ‘Self-respect under conditions of oppression'
Jo Wolff (University of Oxford) – ‘Structural harm, structural injustice, structural repair'
Benjamin Kiesewetter (Freie Universität Berlin) – ‘What we may expect of each other' Rowan Cruft (University of Stirling) – 'What are duties?'
The Centre and the REAL project will be hosting the UK ALPP conference on September 2nd and 3rd. For more information, please visit the conference website here.
Adina Preda (Trinity College Dublin) – ‘Human rights and equality' Gerald Lang (Leeds) – 'Deontology and the minimization logic' Elizabeth Ashford (St. Andrews) – Title: TBA
Simon Kirchin (Kent) – ‘The normativity of fit' (Hosted jointly with the TCD Department of Philosophy)