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CONF: Rutgers Symposium on Sen’s The Idea of Justice

The Rutgers Institute for Law and Philosophy, based at the Rutgers School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, will host a two-day symposium on Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen’s The Idea of Justice [1] (Harvard 2009) on Friday April, 15th and Saturday, April 16th, 2011.

The conference will feature six presentations on Sen’s recent book and its themes by leading figures in political philosophy: David Estlund (Brown), Samuel Freeman (Penn), Gerald Gaus (Arizona), Erin Kelly (Tufts), Henry Richardson (Georgetown), and Debra Satz (Stanford). Professor Sen will also attend. The symposium’s proceedings, along with a reply by Sen, will be published in a special issue of the Rutgers Law Journal.

Attendees must register, and the fee is $25 ($10 for non-Rutgers
students). For more information, please contact John Oberdiek at lawandphil (at) camlaw.rutgers.edu.

Conference website, with more details to follow:
http://lawandphil.rutgers.edu/upcoming-events [2]