Monthly Archives: February 2013

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Mutuality of Restrictions, Fair Play, Cooperation: from Hart to Grice | Milan, 28 February 2013

The University of Milan — Department “Cesare Beccaria”, 28 February 2013 Lucia Morra (University of Turin) will present a paper on “Mutuality of Restrictions, Fair Play, Cooperation: from Hart to Grice”. Discussant: Claudia Bianchi (Vita-Salute University, San Raffaele, Milan). “Cesare Beccaria” Department, University of Milan, via Festa del Perdono, 7, Milan Room 420. 15.30 p.m. […]

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In memoriam: Ronald Dworkin 1931–2013

Professor Ronald Dworkin passed away on 14 February 2013 in London at the age of 81. Some obituaries on the life and work of Professor Dworkin can be found at: The New York Times, The Independet, The Telegraph and The Guardian.

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“Legal Theory and Legal History: A Neglected Dialogue?” – Annual Conference of the UK national IVR section

♦ 12–13 April 2013 at Queen Mary, University of London ♦ The 2013 annual conference of the UK national section of the IVR is designed to bring together legal theorists and legal historians (including historians of legal theory and political thought) in an attempt to facilitate and encourage dialogue between the two disciplines. Apart from some notable […]

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New publication by members of IVR national sections

Members of the Finnish and Belgian national sections of the IVR, Jaakko Husa and Mark van Hoecke, have published a new anthology on objectivity. Objectivity in Law and Legal Reasoning Edited by Jaakko Husa and Mark Van Hoecke Legal theorists consider their discipline as an objective endeavour in line with other fields of science. Objectivity in […]

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Sociedad Española de Filosofia Juridica y Politica

The Spanish IVR section (Sociedad Española de Filosofia Juridica y Politica) announces the composition of its governing board. The president is Francisco Javier Ansuátegui of Instituto de Derechos Humanos Bartolomé de las Casas at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. The vice-president is Ana Rubio, of Departamento de Filosofía del Derecho, Facultad de Derecho at Universidad de […]