The 2016 Fall Critical Human Rights Theory Workshops
Workshop II: Equalibery
Professor Étienne Balibar
University of California, Irvine
Nanterre and Distinguished Professor of Humanities
Professor Emeritus of moral and political philosophy, Université de Paris X
Thursday, October 6, 2016
4:20 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.
Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall, 7th Floor Case Lounge, Room 701
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027
Étienne Balibar, one of the preeminent political theorists of our time, is Professor Emeritus of moral and political philosophy at Université de Paris X – Nanterre and Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He has published widely in the area of Marxist philosophy and moral and political philosophy in general. Equaliberty, a term coined by Balibar to connote the tension between the two ideals of modern democracy: equality (social rights and political representation) and liberty (the freedom citizens have to contest the social contract).
Readings available for download at http://tiny.cc/equaliberty
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Future CHRT Workshop guests in this Fall Semester Workshop include Ariella Azoulay, Michel Feher and Ayten Gündogdu. ALL ARE WELCOME.
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