2008 – 2009 Seminars

Fall Term

Friday, September 19, 2008

Emergency Powers and Constitutional Theory

speaker: Victor V. Ramraj National University of Singapore
respondent: François Tanguay-Renaud Osgoode
video recording
Friday, October 3, 2008

Four Concepts of Validity: Further Reflections on the Inclusive/Exclusive Positivism Debate

speaker: Wil Waluchow McMaster University
respondent: Les Green Osgoode/Oxford
video recording
Friday, October 24, 2008

The Moral Responsibilities of Criminal Justice Officials

speaker: Kimberley Brownlee University of Manchester
respondent: Malcolm Thorburn Queen’s University
video recording

Winter Term

Friday, January 23, 2009

The Supersession of Historical Injustices

speaker: Dwight Newman Univ. of Sask. College of Law
respondent: Alice MacLachlan York Philosophy
guest chair: Brian Slattery Osgoode
video recording
Friday, February 13, 2009

Crime and the Distribution of Security

speaker: Victor Tadros University of Warwick
respondent: Susan Dimock York Philosophy
video recording
Friday, March 13, 2009

On Law and Coercion

Delivered as Osgoode’s 2009 ‘Or ‘Emet Lecture on 12 March
speaker: Fred Schauer University of Virginia
respondent: Craig Scott Osgoode
‘Or ‘Emet Lecture, March 12, 2009
seminar, March 13, 2009
Friday, March 20, 2009

Approaches to Global Citizenship

speaker: James Tully University of Virginia
respondent: Louis-Philippe Hodgson York Philosophy
video recording
background paper (1 of 2)
background paper (2 of 2)
Friday, April 3, 2009

What Philosophers Can Learn from Non-Philosophers about the Concept of Law

speaker: Brian Tamanaha St. John’s University
respondents:Michael Giudice York Philosophy, and Peer Zumbansen Osgoode
video recording