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2014-15


December 19, 2014 | Disputationes N°7, Leiden

Imagine Kant and Marx walking into a bar, and...

In the world of political philosophy, this is not an unthinkable scenario. In fact, Kant and Marx will meet one another in Leiden, as well as various other (political) philosophers and students, during the 7th Disputationes Quadrangulae on 19 December 2014.

Disputationes Quadrangulae is an annual meeting of political philosophers from Antwerp, Leuven, Louvain-la-Neuve, and Leiden. There will be several 10-minute presentations, followed by 20-minute discussions.

 

Program

Opening talk

10.30 - 11.00
Glen Newey (UL) - TBC

Session 1

11.00 - 11.30
Siba Harb (KUL) - The fairness principle: when can we appeal to it?

11.30 - 12.00
Luo Yizhong (UL) - I Should Not be a Free Rider, nor am I Obligated to Obey

12.00 - 13.00
Lunch

Session 2

13.00 - 13.30
Martin Deleixhe (KUL) - Kant and Marx walk into a bar. A dialogue between cosmopolitanism & internationalism

13.30 - 14.00
Richard Latta (UA) - On the Philosophy of International Law

Session 3

14.00 - 14.30
Tim Meijers (UCL) - Migrants by Plane and Migrants by Stork: Can We Exclude One But Not the Other?

14.30 - 15.00
Floris Mansvelt Beck (UL) - The Direction of Constraints in Liberal Theory

15.00 - 15.30
Coffee break

Session 4

15.30 - 16.00
Danielle Zwarthoed (UCL) - Social Justice and the Determinants of Intelligence

16.00 - 16.30
Özge Akarsu (UA) - On Spinoza’s Political Philosophy

18.00
Dinner


Venue
Room 1A22, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (.FSW), Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Contact - Local Organizers
Nicholas Vrousalis and Tim Meijers (tim.meijers@uclouvain.be)