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Ethics, Politics and Society Lecture Series - Philip Pettit

Philip Noel Pettit is an Irish philosopher and political theorist. He speaks at the Baker Institute as part of the Ethics, Politics and Society lecture series, co-hosted with the Rice University Department of Philosophy. He is the Laurence Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. Pettit is known for defending a version of republicanism in political philosophy and for arguing for a tight connection between issues in cognitive science, philosophy of social science, free will and political philosophy. Pettit specifically develops the idea of how laws should be based on nondomination as a route to liberty.

Speaker Philip Pettit


Thu, Feb. 14, 2008
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago


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