october, 2018

07oct11:52 am11:52 amDavid-Hillel Ruben: 'A New Theory of Trying'

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Event Details

It is my pleasure to invite you to a Hart Seminar featuring Professor David-Hillel Ruben. This is an optional pre-read seminar, and the reading will be circulated to registered attendees one week prior to the event.


David-Hillel Ruben is Emeritus Professor and Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck University of London. He has a BA from Dartmouth College (USA) and a PhD from Harvard University. He began his career at the University of Edinburgh as tutor and subsequently has held lectureships at Glasgow, Essex, and City Universities. He was made a professor at the LSE in 1994 and has been at Birkbeck on a part-time basis since 2004. His research interests are in Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Philosophy of Action and Metaphysics. He has published books on Marxism, Social Holism and Individualism, Explanation, and Action. He is currently working on action theory and on various topics in metaphysics, including the idea of simplicity


Professor Ruben’s seminar is part of our Hart Seminar Series, which features a diverse group of leading scholars working at the intersection of law and philosophy. Hart Publishing contributes generous support to make the seminar series possible.

Time

(Sunday) 11:52 am - 11:52 am

Location

University of Surrey School of Law

Frank Whittle Building (AB) Fifth Floor, Guildford, GU2 7XH

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