Conference presentations and talks

[*=refereed conference; ^=invited talk]

^”A Truly Kantian Theory of Distributive Justice”, Colloquium on Kant’s Practical Philosophy, Brandeis University, 16 June 2016.

^”Robin Hood Justice” the MIT Political Philosophy Workshop, March 2016. Previously presented at The Political Theory Project, Brown University, April 2015.

*”Social Cooperation and Economic Rights: A Rawlsian Route to Social Democracy”, American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting, Chicago, March 2016.

^“A Savage Made: Rousseau on the Aims and Methods of Negative Education”, Philosophy of Education in Early Modern Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, October 2015.

*“Kant and the Question of Economic Inequality”, XII International Kant Congress, section 7: Philosophy of Law and Justice, Vienna, September 2015.

*“Basic Economic Rights: Work, Education, and Healthcare”, IVR Conference, Washington DC, July 2015

*“A Rawlsian Theory of Basic Economic Rights”, Felician Ethics Conference, Felician College, April 2015.

^“Contractualism and Economic Liberty”, The Political Theory Project, Brown University, March 2014.

*“The Basic Liberties Revisited”, American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meeting, Chicago, February 2014.

^“From Justice to Fairness: Does Kant’s Doctrine of Right Imply a Theory of Distributive Justice?”, presented at Kant on Nature and Freedom, Brown University, October 2013. (Co-authored with Jerome Michael Nance; authorship was equally shared between us.)

*“Singularity without Equivalence: on the relations between the formulae of the categorical imperative in Groundwork II”, Second Biennial Meeting of the North American Kant Society, Cornell University, May 2013.

*“The Metaphysics of Vice”, Eastern Division Meeting of the North American Kant Association, Princeton, March 2012.

^“Are Economic Liberties Basic Rights?”, Political Philosophy Workshop, Brown University, February 2012.

^“Locke and Natural Law”, Colloquium at Suffolk University, October 2011.

*“Kant’s Two Concepts of Virtue,” American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division Meeting, San Diego, April 2011.

*“Autonomy as the Supreme Principle of Morality,” Southern Study Group Meeting of the North American Kant Society, New Orleans, March 2011.

^“Rousseau’s Theory of Moral Freedom”, Suffolk University, February 2011.

*“Freedom as both Fact and Postulate,” XI International Kant Congress, Pisa, Italy, May 2010.

^“The Structural Diversity of Historical Injustices,” Berger Prize Special Session, at American Philosophical Association, Pacific Meeting, Vancouver, April 2009.

*“Facts and Principles of Justice,” American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division Meeting, Vancouver, April 2009.

*“Grotius on Justice, Legitimacy, and Political Obligation,” Association for Political Theory Conference, October 2008.

*“Hume’s Regulative Ideal of Justice,” the Canadian Philosophical Association 2007 Congress, May 2007.

*“Feinberg’s Challenge: Why we need a Mixed Theory of Legal Punishment,” Tennessee Philosophical Association Meeting 2006, Vanderbilt University, November 11th 2006.

*“On Kant’s Distinctions between Perfect and Imperfect and Narrow and Wide Duties,” paper American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Chicago, April 27th 2006.

^“Faith in Reason: Questioning Practical Reason as Fact, Norm, End, and Function of Human Rights,” Special Workshop Habermas and Rawls on Human Rights and Democracy’ at the XXII World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Granada, Spain, May 2005.

^“Habermas on Human Rights: A Critical Exposition,” ISSEI 9th International Conference, August 2004, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona Spain.

*“Kant’s Political Philosophy – Systematic Liberalism and Radical Conclusions,” Kant Symposium, University of Aarhus, Denmark, May 2004.

*“Why National Liberalism is Nonsense”, XXII World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, August 2003, Lund, Sweden.

^”Why Modern Politics are Messy,” Roskilde University, April 2004.

*“The Just Society?” Annual meeting of the Danish Philosophical Society, March 2003, Odense, Denmark

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Conference comments

Comment on Frederick Neuhouser Rousseau’s Theodicy of Self-Love: Evil, Rationality, and the Drive for Recognition, Pacific Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, San Diego, April 2011.

Comment on Rafeeq Hasan “Rousseau’s Two Concepts of Obligation,” Princeton-Columbia-Penn Graduate Student Conference in Philosophy, April 2010.

Comments on Robert W. Glover “Agonism Unbound: De-Linking the Competing Strains of Agonistic Pluralism” and William Corlett “Radical Pluralism Unbound,” North Eastern Political Science Association Meeting, Philadelphia, November, 2009.

Comment on Joel MacClellan “Rational and Animal Natures: Kantian Ethics and the Problem of Nonrational Beings”, Tennessee Philosophical Association Meeting 2006, Vanderbilt University, November 11th 2006.

Comment on Alyssa R. Bernstein “Perpetual Peace and the Law of Peoples: How Rawls Develops Kant”, Conference on Kant’s Vision in his Zum Ewigen Frieden, Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen Denmark, August 18th 2006.

Comment on Mogens Chrom Jacobsen “Kant and the Modern State System”, Conference on Kant’s Vision in his Zum Ewigen Frieden, Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen Denmark, August 17th 2006.