Nov. 4: Norton Lecture

NYU's Dworkin to deliver David Norton Memorial Lecture


1:02 p.m., Oct. 18, 2011--Ronald Dworkin, the Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law, will deliver the fall 2011 David Norton Memorial Lecture at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 4, in 004 Kirkbride Hall.

The title of the talk is "Religion Without God."

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The memorial lecture is sponsored by the University of Delaware Department of Philosophy, and it is free and open to the public.

Dworkin is among the world's most influential scholars of law and moral philosophy. He has published numerous papers and books including Taking Rights Seriously (1977), Law's Empire (1986), Freedom's Law: The Moral Reading of the American Constitution (1997), Sovereign Virtue: The Theory and Practice of Equality (2000), Justice in Robes (2007), and Justice for Hedgehogs (2011).

The Norton Lecture is designed to present contemporary work by leading figures in ethics in a manner accessible to the general University of Delaware community.

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