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State Consent and the Legitimacy of International Institutions

State Consent and the Legitimacy of International Institutions

May 20, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Event Speaker: 
Thomas Christiano, Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow, Princeton University
Event Sponsor: 
The Munro Lectureship Fund and The Lane Center
Biography: 

Thomas Christiano is Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values and professor of philosophy and law at the University of Arizona and co-director of the Rogers Program in Law and Society at the University of Arizona. He is an editor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics, as well as the author of The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits (2008) and The Rule of the Many (1996). Christiano has published many papers, mainly in moral and political philosophy, with emphases on democratic theory, distributive justice, and global justice. He is now engaged in projects on the foundations of equality as a principle of distributive justice and on the bases of international justice, the legitimacy of international institutions, and human rights.

Event Affiliation: 
Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice