MANCEPT seminar series, autumn 2012

The Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT) autumn seminar series begins on the 11th October 2012.  Each seminar takes place on a Thursday afternoon from 4pm–5.30pm in Humanities Bridgeford Street lecture theatre G6 (building #35 on this map:  The schedule is below; all welcome.

Date                        Speaker                                Title

11th October            Liam Shields (Manchester)       ‘Mission Indispensable: the Point of Political Philosophy’

18th October            Peter Jones (Newcastle)          ‘Belief, Choice, and Responsibility’

25th October            Chandran Kukathas (LSE)        ‘The State of Political Theory’

8th November          Rebecca Reilly-Cooper (Oxford) ‘The Nature and Extent of Role Model Obligations’

15th November        Nicola Mulkeen (Manchester)    ‘Socially Constructed Luck’

29th November        Raimond Gaita (KCL)                TBA

6th December         John Hadley (Western Sydney)   ‘Animal Rights Activism and Legitimate Public Deliberation’

13th December       Joe Horton (Manchester)           ‘An Objection to Relational Egalitarianism’


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