The Institute for Law and Philosophy at Rutgers University will host a two-day symposium on Amartya Sen's "The Idea of Justice" (Harvard University Press, 2009) on April 15-16, 2011.
Friday, April 15
Samuel Freeman (Pennsylvania):
"Perfect Justice and the Well-Ordered Society"
Erin Kelly (Tufts)
“Public Reason as a Collective Capability” (pdf)
David Estlund (Brown):
"The Best and the Rest: Optimizing and Comparing in Theories of Justice"
Saturday, April 16
Henry Richardson (Georgetown)
"Mapping Out Improvements in Justice: Comparing vs. Aiming" (pdf)
Gerald Gaus (Arizona):
"Social Contract and Social Choice" (pdf)
Debra Satz (Stanford):
"The Idea of Justice: What Approach, Which Capabilities?"
Professor Amartya Sen will also attend the symposium.
The proceedings will be published in a special issue of the Rutgers Law Journal.