Starr Forum: The Philosophy of Human Rights

Add to Calendar 02/21/2020 12:00 02/21/2020 13:30 America/New_York Starr Forum: The Philosophy of Human Rights A book talk with Anat Biletzki, Albert Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy, Quinnipiac University http://calendar.mit.edu/event/PhilosophyHumanRights [email protected] MIT Bldg. E40-496 | 1 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 MM/DD/YYYY

A book talk with Anat Biletzki, Albert Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy, Quinnipiac University

About the author:
Anat Biletzki 
is the Albert Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy, Quinnipiac University; research affiliate and co-director of the Human Rights and Technology Fellowship Program, MIT Center for International Studies. Her publications include: Talking Wolves: Thomas Hobbes on the Language of Politics and the Politics of Language (1997), and(Over) Interpreting Wittgenstein (2003). She served as chairperson of B’Tselem―the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (2001–2006) and was nominated among the “1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize―2005.” Her most recent book is Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction.

Joining the discussion will be:

  • Sally Haslanger, Ford Professor of Philosophy, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT
  • Serena Parekh, Associate Professor of Philosophy and the director of the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program, Northeastern University 

 

Books signed and sold at the event.

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Press Bookstore, MIT Department of Linguistics and Philosophy

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Date and Time
02/21/2020: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location
MIT Bldg. E40-496 | 1 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://calendar.mit.edu/event/PhilosophyHumanRights