All lectures will take place on Tuesday or Thursday, 2.00-3.15 in C2033. Lectures will last approximately 45 minutes, followed by discussion. Whenever possible, discussion will be continued informally at Bitters.  Any further papers will be scheduled for a Thursday slot.  (For further information email - or ring the Department at 737-8336)




Tuesday, Jan 18

Evan Simpson, The Right to Life after Death


Tuesday, Jan 25

Peter Harris, Natural Law and the Moral Order in an Evolutionary World

Tuesday, Feb 1

Change from previous schedule

Jason Breen, Beyond the Law: Free Speech and Kant's Contractarianism


Tuesday, Feb. 8

Suma Rajiva, From the Lawlike to the Lawful in Kant’s  Critique of Judgement


Tuesday, Feb 15

Jay Foster, Gravity - Not a Good Idea, But the Law



Arnold Bennett, Mitzvot: The Laws of Moses



David Peddle (SWGC), The Separation of Church & State in Rawls and Hegel


Tuesday, March 1

Arthur Sullivan, Questions about Translation


Tuesday, March 8

Antoinette Stafford, Laws Human & Divine: Feminist Responses to Hegel’s Antigone


Tuesday, March 15  

Change from previous schedule

Peter Trnka, Decision & Violence in the Rule of Law: Derrida, Agemben, Negri


THURSDAY, March 17

Bernard Wills, Two Rival Seventeenth Century Theories of Order


Tuesday, March 22

Darren Hynes, Intuitions of Order


THURSDAY, March 24

Christopher Dennis, Adorno on the Beautiful in Nature


Tuesday, March 29

Stephen Crocker (Sociology), Order & its Parasites in Michel Serres


THURSDAY, March 31

Eilert Jan Lohne (Bergen Univ.), Values in Public Service: A Scandinavian Perspective


Tuesday, April 5

Jennifer Dyer, Aesthetic Order: Going for Baroque