Monthly Archives: May 2009

Podcasts of Cohen Conference

Audio recordings of the talks delivered at the January 2009 Oxford conference in honor of Jerry Cohen are posted as podcasts here. Most speakers and commentators are included, as are Jerry Cohen’s moving reflections that closed the conference. (The linked … Continue reading

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“The Fight for Science (and Justice)” (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of my earlier post from December. Last week President Obama give this excellent speech to the National Academy of Sciences.  He pledged to invest 3% of GDP for science research (basic and applied research).  He … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Freedom Video

Ram Neta stars in this short video about the Aristotelian conception of freedom and morality, along side a ship captain, a drowning wife and Sleater-Kinney.

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Recommendations for readings on human rights

Hi everyone, A graduate student of mine is interested in doing some research on the topic of human rights.  I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good review article that presents the main debates in the contemporary literature on human rights, or … Continue reading

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