Beyond the State

Governance, Legality, and, Political Morality

Beginning Friday, September 29th until Sunday, October 1st, the Ontario Legal Philosophy Partnership will host its 2017 Philosophy of Law Conference, "Governance, Legality, and Political Morality Beyond the State" at the Waterfront Hotel in Burlington, Ontario. The conference aims to clarify and address a number of tightly interconnected philosophical questions regarding institutional policies implemented to address global and transnational crises, including but not limited to transnational public health issues, climate change, human rights, responses to humanitarian crises, migration across state boundaries, and the adjudication and punishment of war crimes and crimes against humanity. 

 

WATERFRONT HOTEL BURLINGTON

 

 FRI 09/29-SUN 10/01

The conference will address a number of tightly interconnected philosophical questions regarding institutional policies implemented to address global and transnational crises, including but not limited to transnational public health issues, human rights, responses to humanitarian crises, and migration across state boundaries.

format

In addition to the keynote presentations, the conference will feature eighteen conference presentations convened during six parallel sessions. We expect to publish a compendium of keynote presentations and select conference presentations with a reputable university press.

 

Organizers

This conference is a joint endeavour on the part of:

Dr. Claudia Emerson (McMaster University, Philosophy), Dr. Michael Giudice (York University, Philosophy), Dr. Violetta Igneski (McMaster University, Philosophy), Dr. Stefan Sciaraffa (McMaster University, Philosophy), Dr. Francois Tanguay-Renaud (York University, Osgoode Hall School of Law), and Dr. Wilfrid Waluchow (McMaster University, Philosophy)