Freedom Center Colloquium Series, 2011-12

August 30, 2011
Cheshire Chalhoun, Freedom Center Research Professor, “What About the Animals?”

September 6, 2011
Danny Shahar, Freedom Center Graduate Fellow, “Should We Restrict Our Contributions to Climate Change?”

September 27, 2011
Bican Sahih, Hacettepe University, “Toleration and Diversity in the Nation State”

October 4, 2011
Christopher Robertson, University of Arizona, “Paying Patients: How Medicare and Private Insurers can Change the Flow of Funds so that Patients Will Help Control Healthcare Costs”

October 11, 2011
Daniel Silvermint, Freedom Center Graduate Fellow, “Reconceptualizing Oppression”

October 18, 2011
Mark Budolfson, Freedom Center Visiting Faculty, “Consequentialism and the Inefficacy Objection”

October 25, 2011
Thomas Bever, University of Arizona, “The Nature and Perils of Doing Research on the Animal Foundations of Human Emotions and Cognition”

November 1, 2011
Dan Russell, Freedom Center Faculty, “Two Mistakes about Stoic Ethics”

November 8, 2011
Sameer Bajaj, Freedom Center Graduate Fellow, “Facts, Stability, and the Concept of Justice”

November 15, 2011
David Schmidtz, Freedom Center Faculty, “Hayek Against Justice”

November 22, 2011
Kevin Kemper, University of Arizona, “Freedom of Expression in Indian-Country: Can Ethnic Particularism and Communalism Co-exist with Individual Liberties and a Pluralistic Society?”

November 29, 2011
Michael McKenna, “Intuitions Near and Far: The Dubious Status of Manipulation Cases in Arguments for Incompatibilism”

December 4, 2011
Fernando Tesón, Florida State University, “State Legitimacy and Permissible Democracy”

January 13, 2012
Mark Budolfson, Freedom Center Visiting Faculty, “On the Ethical and Political Significance of Futility, Especially in Collective Action Situations”

January 24, 2012
John Thrasher, Freedom Center Graduate Fellow, “Rules and Practical Reasoning: Towards an Empirical Model of Rule-Following”

January 31, 2012
Daniel Asia, University of Arizona, “Three Perspectives on Composition”

February 6, 2012
Ionut Sterpan, University of Bucharest, “Pure and Impure States of Nature”

February 7, 2012
David Schmidtz, Freedom Center Faculty, “Adam Smith on Dilbert”

February 14, 2012
Meg Bowman, University of Utah, “Are Our Goals What We’re Really After?”

February 21, 2012
Edella Schlager, University of Arizona, “The Costs of Compliance with Interstate Agreements: Insights from Water Compacts in the Western United States”

February 28, 2012
Steve Wall, Freedom Center Faculty, “Sen and Equality”

March 6, 2012
Margaret Gilbert, University of California – Irvine, “Rights without Laws”

March 9, 2012
Fred Miller, Freedom Center Research Professor, “The Role of Reason in Plato’s Laws”

March 20, 2012
Carol Rose, University of Arizona, “Psychologies of Property”

March 27, 2012
Bill Glod, Institute for Humane Studies, “Why Public Justification Needs a Wide Scope”

April 3, 2012
Dean Machin, University of Warwick, “A World Constitutional Solution to the Problem of International Political Legitimacy”

April 10, 2012
Hannah Tierney, Freedom Center Graduate Fellow, “A Maneuver around the Modified Manipulation Argument”

April 11, 2012
John Simmons, University of Virginia, “Resource Rights: Locating the Limits”

April 17, 2012
Iris Oved, University of Arizona, “Robots that Carve at the Joints”

April 24, 2012
Guido Pincione, Freedom Center Faculty, “Constitutional Neutrality among Economic Policies”

May 1, 2012
Massimo Renzo, York University, “Political Obligation and the Right to Fight”