The Fall 2013 David Norton Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Philip Pettit, L. S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values, Princeton, and Distinguished Professor, Australian National University. The title of the lecture is "Democracy and Justice”.
The lecture will take place Friday, September 27, 2013, at 3:45pm in Gore Hall, Room 104. Please join us for refreshments after the lecture at 5:15 pm. This lecture is free and open to the public.
PHILIP PETTIT is a highly-respected moral and political theorist. He was elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009, honorary member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2010 and Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy in 2013. His books include The Common Mind (1996), Republicanism (1997), A Theory of Freedom (2001), Rules, Reasons and Norms (2002), Penser en Societe (2004), Examen a Zapatero (2008), Made with Words: Hobbes on Mind, Society and Politics (2008) and, most recently, On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy (2012).
This lecture is supported by the David Norton Memorial Fund honoring the late UD Philosophy professor, the Makaguchi Foundation, the Class of 1955 Ethics Endowment Fund, and the American Philosophical Association.