Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Philip Pettit on Freedom as a Robustly Demanding Good (audio)

On May 6, 2013, Professor Philip Pettit gave a lecture on freedom at the Australian National University. A podcast of the lecture is now available:

"Freedom and other Robustly Demanding Goods" [mp3].

See also Pettit's article from 2012 on "A Question for Tomorrow: The Robust Demands of the Good" [pdf].

And hear Philip Pettit's 2011 Uehiro Lectures on "Making Good: The Challenge of Robustly Demanding Values":

1. Robust Demands and the Need for Virtue [mp3] + handout [pdf]
2. Robust Demands and the Need for Law [mp3] + handout [pdf]
3. Virtues, Laws and Consequentialism [mp3] 

[Forthcoming on Oxford University Press, entitled "The Robust Demands of the Good: An Ethics of Attachment, Virtue and Law".]

Philip Pettit is Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. He is the author of "Republicanism" (Oxford University Press, 1997) and "On the People's Terms. A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy" (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

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