december, 2017

13dec4:30 pm6:30 pmGeorge Letsas: 'How to Argue for Law's Robust Normativity'


Event Details

We are pleased to welcome Professor George Letsas, who will present: ‘How to Argue for the Law’s Robust Normativity’. This is an optional pre-read seminar. Registered attendees will receive the paper by email one week prior to the event. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

George Letsas is a Professor of the Philosophy of Law at University College London. His main research interests are in jurisprudence and human rights with particular emphasis on the philosophy of human rights, the interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), proportionality and the margin of appreciation, theory of European law, philosophical foundations of contract law, theory of private law, and the philosophy of conventions.

Prof. Letsas’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. The complete 2017-18 line-up is available here.


(Wednesday) 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


University of Surrey School of Law

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

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