2015 Program

Saturday, June 13


09:30-10:00    Coffee and tea

10:00-12:00    Alex Kaiserman (Oxford), “Partial Liability”

Commentator: Sara Bernstein (Duke)

Chair: Luis Duarte d'Almeida (Edinburgh)


12:00-1:00      Lunch

1:00-3:00        Katharina Nieswandt (Pittsburgh) “Authority and Interest in the Theory of Right” 

                        Commentator: Grégoire Weber (Queen’s)

                        Chair: Alex Sarch (USC)

3:00-3:30        Coffee and Tea

3:30-5:30        Nick Sage (Columbia), “Two Kinds of Private Law Right”

Commentator: Saladin Meckled-Garcia (UCL)

Chair: Marie Newhouse (Surrey)


5:30-6:30        Drinks reception (sponsored by Hart Publishing)



Sunday, June 14


9:30-10:00      Coffee and Tea


10:00-12:00    Leora Dahan-Katz (Yale), “Response Retributivism”

Commentator: Ira Lindsay (Dartmouth)

Chair: Visa Kurki (Cambridge)


12:00-1:00      Lunch


1:00-3:00        Daniel Wodak (Princeton), “Expressivism and Varieties of Normativity”

Commentator: Mike Ridge (Edinburgh)

Chair: Jean Thomas (Queen's)

3:00-3:30        Coffee and Tea

3:30-5:30        Hrafn Asgeirsson (Iceland), “Vagueness, Knowability, and Judicial Discretion"

                        Commentator: Teresa Marques (Barcelona)

                        Chair: Euan MacDonald (Edinburgh)

Hosted by:

University of Edinburgh

Organized by:

Luís Duarte d’Almeida, University of Edinburgh

Nico Cornell, University of Pennsylvania

Dimitrios Kyritsis, University of Reading

George Letsas, UCL

David Plunkett, Dartmouth College

Sponsored by:


Mind Conference Grants  

Hart Publishing

Edinburgh School of Law
Edinburgh School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences