Monday, August 18, 2008

"Justice, Culture and Tradition," Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, June 2-4, 2008.

This recent conference was devoted to the work of Michael Walzer. Programme: MONDAY, JUNE 2ND 9:45AM - 10:00AM Greeting Session IAS Director Peter Goddard and Conference Organizer Yitzhak Benbaji (Bar-Ilan University) 10:00AM - 12:15PM "Distributive Justice" Thomas Scanlon (Harvard University) Michael J. Sandel (Harvard University) Commentator Amy Gutmann (University of Pennsylvania) Chair Joan W.Scott (IAS) 2:00PM - 3:00PM "The Interpretive View of Ethics" Georgia Warnke (University of California) Commentator Susan Neiman (Einstein Forum) Chair Harry Frankfurt (Princeton University) 3:30PM - 6:00PM Round Table: "The Practice of Social Criticism" Mitchell Cohen (CUNY Baruch College) Martin Peretz (The New Republic) Menachem Lorberbaum (Tel Aviv University) Axel Honneth (Institut fur Sozialforschung) Chair Ian Shapiro (Yale University) TUESDAY, JUNE 3RD 10:00AM - 12:15PM "Multiculturalism, Civil Society, and the Politics of Recognition" Jacob T. Levy (McGill University) Will Kymlicka (Queen's University) Commentator Charles Taylor (McGill University) 2:00PM - 5:00PM Round Table: "The Just War Theory - Moral and Legal Perspectives" Yitzhak Benbaji (Bar-Ilan University) Jeff McMahan (Rutgers University) Brian Orend (University of Waterloo) Michael Doyle (Columbia University) Haim Shapira (Bar-Ilan University) Commentator Noam J. Zohar (Bar-Ilan University) Chair Joel Rosenthal (Carnegie Council) WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4TH 10:00AM - 12:15PM "Tradition, Radicalism and Solidarity" Avishai Margalit (Institute for Advanced Study) George Kateb (Princeton University) Commentator Moshe Halbertal (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) ChairYaffa Zilbershats (Bar-Ilan University) 2:00PM - 4:00PM "The Moral Standing of States" Ruth Gavison (The Hebrew University) Charles R. Beitz (Princeton University) Commentator Nancy L. Rosenblum (Harvard University) Chair Jacob T. Levy (McGill University) 4:30PM - 6:30PM Round Table: "The Jewish Political Tradition" Leon Wieseltier (The New Republic) David Novak (University of Toronto) Pierre Birnbaum (Columbia University Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies) Chair Noam J. Zohar (Bar-Ilan University) Further information may be found here:

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