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17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT) 17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT)

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This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Professors Joshua Cohen, Thomas Scanlon, and Amartya Sen. Readings are from Kant, Habermas, Rawls, Sen, Beitz, Nussbaum, Stiglitz, Ignatieff, Walzer, among others. This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Professors Joshua Cohen, Thomas Scanlon, and Amartya Sen. Readings are from Kant, Habermas, Rawls, Sen, Beitz, Nussbaum, Stiglitz, Ignatieff, Walzer, among others.

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norms of justice | norms of justice | interstate | interstate | political justice | political justice | economic justice | economic justice | human rights | human rights | skepticism about global justice | skepticism about global justice | global democracy | global democracy | intellectual property rights | intellectual property rights | nature of distributive justice | nature of distributive justice | pluralism and human rights | pluralism and human rights | rights to control borders | rights to control borders | Kant | Kant | Habermas | Habermas | Rawls | Rawls | Sen | Sen | Beitz | Beitz | Nussbaum | Nussbaum | Stiglitz | Stiglitz | Ignatieff | Ignatieff | 17.000 | 17.000 | 24.611 | 24.611

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11.368 Environmental Justice (MIT) 11.368 Environmental Justice (MIT)

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This class explores the foundations of the environmental justice movement, current and emerging issues, and the application of environmental justice analysis to environmental policy and planning. It examines claims made by diverse groups along with the policy and civil society responses that address perceived inequity and injustice. While focused mainly on the United States, international issues and perspectives are also considered. This class explores the foundations of the environmental justice movement, current and emerging issues, and the application of environmental justice analysis to environmental policy and planning. It examines claims made by diverse groups along with the policy and civil society responses that address perceived inequity and injustice. While focused mainly on the United States, international issues and perspectives are also considered.

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environmental justice | environmental justice | environmental justice analysis | environmental justice analysis | environmental policy and planning | environmental policy and planning | inequity | inequity | injustice | injustice | politics | politics | planning | planning | global environment | global environment | sustainability | sustainability | environment | environment | green design | green design | anthropology | anthropology | ecology | ecology | biological hazards | biological hazards | Environmental Protection Agency | Environmental Protection Agency

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17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT)

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This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Professors Joshua Cohen, Thomas Scanlon, and Amartya Sen. Readings are from Kant, Habermas, Rawls, Sen, Beitz, Nussbaum, Stiglitz, Ignatieff, Walzer, among others.

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norms of justice | interstate | political justice | economic justice | human rights | skepticism about global justice | global democracy | intellectual property rights | nature of distributive justice | pluralism and human rights | rights to control borders | Kant | Habermas | Rawls | Sen | Beitz | Nussbaum | Stiglitz | Ignatieff | 17.000 | 24.611

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17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT)

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This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Professors Joshua Cohen, Thomas Scanlon, and Amartya Sen. Readings are from Kant, Habermas, Rawls, Sen, Beitz, Nussbaum, Stiglitz, Ignatieff, Walzer, among others.

Subjects

norms of justice | interstate | political justice | economic justice | human rights | skepticism about global justice | global democracy | intellectual property rights | nature of distributive justice | pluralism and human rights | rights to control borders | Kant | Habermas | Rawls | Sen | Beitz | Nussbaum | Stiglitz | Ignatieff | 17.000 | 24.611

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Special Seminar: Individual and Collective in the Response to Mass Atrocity

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Mark J. Osiel,University of Iowa, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. The discussant is Prof Pavlos Eleftheriadis, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | transitional justice | law | politics | justice | transitional justice | law | politics | 2015-06-19

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Transitional (In)justice in Israel/Palestine

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Nimer Sultany, University of London, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on Monday, 1 June 2015. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Israel | palestine | society | justice | israeli occupation | Gaza | injustice | law | politics | Israel | palestine | society | justice | israeli occupation | Gaza | injustice | law | politics | 2015-06-01

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21H.907 Trials in History (MIT) 21H.907 Trials in History (MIT)

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This seminar examines a number of famous trials in European and American history. It considers the salient issues (political, social, cultural) of several trials, the ways in which each trial was constructed and covered in public discussions at the time, the ways in which legal reasoning and storytelling interacted in each trial and in the later retellings of the trial, and the ways in which trials serve as both spectacle and a forum for moral and political reasoning. Students have an opportunity to study one trial in depth and present their findings to the class. This seminar examines a number of famous trials in European and American history. It considers the salient issues (political, social, cultural) of several trials, the ways in which each trial was constructed and covered in public discussions at the time, the ways in which legal reasoning and storytelling interacted in each trial and in the later retellings of the trial, and the ways in which trials serve as both spectacle and a forum for moral and political reasoning. Students have an opportunity to study one trial in depth and present their findings to the class.

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Witchcraft | Witchcraft | Show Trials | Show Trials | Great Terror | Great Terror | French Revolution | French Revolution | Bolshevik Revolution | Bolshevik Revolution | Salem | Salem | Galileo | Galileo | Louis XVI | Louis XVI | Marie-Antoinette | Marie-Antoinette | Joan of Arc | Joan of Arc | Socrates | Socrates | Madame Caillaux | Madame Caillaux | Lenin | Lenin | Stalin | Stalin | Bukharin | Bukharin | Scopes | Scopes | Nuremberg | Nuremberg | moral reasoning | moral reasoning | political reasoning | political reasoning | criminal justice system | criminal justice system | public discussion | public discussion | legal system | legal system | legal reasoning | legal reasoning | storytelling | storytelling | evidence | evidence | interpretation | interpretation | law | law | society | society | social issues | social issues | public discourse | public discourse | narrative | narrative | dissenters | dissenters | transitional justice | transitional justice

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Beyond Kampala: Taking Stock of the ICC: Current Issues and Future Prospects

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Third and final panel session of the Beyond Kampala conference. Panellists for this session are; Darryl Robinson, Professor of Law, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario (addressing complementarity issues), Phil Clark (OTJR, addressing prosecutorial strategies and ICC-state relations), Moderator and concluding remarks regarding the launch of the Global Institute by Donald Ferencz, Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | 2011-05-13

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Beyond Kampala: The State of State Practice on Aggression

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Second Panel session of the Beyond Kampala conference. Panellists for this session are; Astrid Reisinger Coracini (Researcher and Lecturer at the Institute of International Law and International Relations of the University of Graz and member of Austrian delegation at the ICC Review Conference), Bill Wilson (recent member of the Scottish Parliament). Moderator: Deborah Ruiz Verduzco (PGA). Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | 2011-05-13

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Beyond Kampala: What Happened in Kampala?

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First Panel session of the Beyond Kampala: The ICC, the Crime of Aggression, and the Future of the Court, held in St Anne's college on 13th May 2011. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | 2011-05-13

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Beyond Kampala: The ICC, the Crime of Aggression, and the Future of the Court - Keynote talk

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Keynote by Vice President Hans-Peter Kaul, Judge of the ICC, introduced by Benjamin Ferencz, Chief Prosecutor at the Einsatzgruppen case at the Nuremberg Trials. Part of the Beyond Kampala conference held in St Anne's College on 13th May 2011. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | human rights | justice | Africa | kampala | transitional justice | 2011-05-13

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24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT) 24.02 Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT)

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This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern. This course will focus on issues that arise in contemporary public debate concerning matters of social justice. Topics will likely include: euthanasia, gay marriage, racism and racial profiling, free speech, hunger and global inequality. Students will be exposed to multiple points of view on the topics and will be given guidance in analyzing the moral frameworks informing opposing positions. The goal will be to provide the basis for respectful and informed discussion of matters of common moral concern.

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pleasure | pleasure | desire | desire | satisfaction | satisfaction | objectivity | objectivity | environmentalism | environmentalism | animal rights | animal rights | immortality | immortality | egoism | egoism | skepticism | skepticism | relativism | relativism | toleration | toleration | utilitarianism | utilitarianism | deontology | deontology | virtue | virtue | moral theory | moral theory | global justice | global justice | equality | equality | social justice | social justice | race | race | gender | gender | poverty | poverty | sex | sex | welfare | welfare | freedom | freedom | death penalty | death penalty | gay marriage | gay marriage | sexuality | sexuality | pornography | pornography | free speech | free speech | hate speech | hate speech

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Do bones have politics? Forensic knowledge, human remains and the politics of the past

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Dr. Claire Moon (Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and the Human Rights Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science) gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | politics | law | transitional justice | history | justice | politics | law | transitional justice | history

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The International Criminal Court and the end of impunity in Kenya

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Lionel Nichols (St. Anne's Global Justice Research Fellow, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | Africa | transitional justice | Kenya | politics | law | justice | Africa | transitional justice | Kenya | politics | law

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A critical analysis of involvement and accountability as recounted by individuals accused of international crimes at the ICTY

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Dr. Mina Rauschenbach (Research Fellow, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, University of Geneva) gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | politics | law | crime | transitional justice | justice | politics | law | crime | transitional justice

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From victims to actors: Participatory approaches to transitional justice in Nepal

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Dr. Simon Robins (Humanitarian Practitioner and Associate, Post War Reconstruction and Development Unit, University of York) gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | nepal | asia | politics | transitional justice | law | justice | nepal | asia | politics | transitional justice | law

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Dr Francesca Lessa (LAC and St. Anne's College), gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Uraguay | justice | transitional justice | politics | argentina | law | Uraguay | justice | transitional justice | politics | argentina | law

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Re-imagining Child Soldiers

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Professor Mark Drumbl gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | transitional justice | law | war | child soldiers | justice | transitional justice | law | war | child soldiers

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Challenges for Transitional Justice: The View from the Latin American Experience

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Marcie Mersky, Director of Program Office, International Center for Transitional Justice; Chair of Impunity Watch gives a talk as part of the OTJR seminar series and as part of the Oak Series on Amnesty. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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transisiotnal justice | justice | politics | amnesty | law | conflict | Latin America | transisiotnal justice | justice | politics | amnesty | law | conflict | Latin America

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Apology, Utopia and Other Catch-22s: Why Criticism of the ICC is Fun, Popular...and Inevitable

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Prof. Darryl Robinson, Professor of Law, Queen's University, Canada, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | transitional justice | international criminal court | ICC | war | justice | transitional justice | international criminal court | ICC | war

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The Price of Omission: Brazilian Government Reparations to Victims of the Military Regime: Oak Series on Amnesty

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Dr. Glenda Mezarobba, Research Fellow, Universidade de Campinas; Executive Director,. 'The Role of the US in the Structure of Global Governance' project, National Institute of Science and Technology for US Studies gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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brazil | human rights | justice | violence | transitional justice | amnesty | law | war | conflict | brazil | human rights | justice | violence | transitional justice | amnesty | law | war | conflict

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Who is the Terrorist? Memories, Victims and the Use of Legitimate Violence

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Dr Diego Muro, Santander Visiting Fellow, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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legitimate violence | justice | violence | legitimacy | transitional justice | terrorism | war | legitimate violence | justice | violence | legitimacy | transitional justice | terrorism | war

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s Pre-Colonial Past

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Asanga!Weikala, PhD Candidate, School of Law, University of Edinburgh gives a talk for the OTJR trinity term 2012 seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Colonialism | justice | asia | sri lanka | transitional justice | war | Colonialism | justice | asia | sri lanka | transitional justice | war

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Excesses of Responsibility and the Power of Political Approaches to Accountability

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Dr. Kirsten Ainley, Lecturer in International Relations, London School of Economics gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 1st May 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | society | law | politics | transitional justice | justice | society | law | politics | transitional justice

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s Internal Conflict

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Prof. Cynthia E. Milton, Professor of Latin American History, Université de Montréal gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 28th February. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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justice | transistional justice | law | peru | justice | transistional justice | law | peru

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