There is a fantastic “Author Meets Critics” event  being held at Stanford this week, which will discuss Professor Charles Beitz’s book, The Idea of Human Rights. 
Friday, May 14, 2010
Philippines Room-3rd Floor Encina Hall
Critics: Barbara Herman (Philosophy, UCLA)
Tim Scanlon (Philosophy, Harvard)
Jenny Martinez (Law, Stanford)
James Fearon (Political Science, Stanford)
Response: Charles Beitz ( Politics, Princeton)
Professor Charles Beitz is a Professor of Politics at Princeton University. His philosophical and teaching interests focus on international political theory, democratic theory, the theory of human rights and legal theory. He coedited International Ethics and Law, Economics, and Philosophy. His current work includes projects on the philosophy of human rights and the theory of intellectual property.
Lunch will be provided.
The sponsors are
Philosophy & Public Affairs
Program on Global Justice, Freeman Spogli Institute
Political Theory Workshop, Stanford Political Science.