Kadish Lecture 2017: Central Park: A Design for Democracy

Lecture | April 27 | 4-6 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren Room --Room 295 Simon Hall

 Joshua Cohen, Distinguished Senior Fellow UC Berkeley School of Law, Department of Political Science and Department of Philosophy, Apple University and UC Berkeley School of Law

 Kadish Center for Morality, Law, and Public Affairs

The Annual Kadish Lecture will be delivered by Prof Joshua Cohen, Distinguished Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley School of Law, the Department of Philosophy, and the Department of Political Science. Professor Cohen is on the faculty at Apple University. He was previously Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society and Professor of Philosophy and of Law at Stanford University, and Leon and Anne Goldberg Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He has written extensively on issues of democratic theory, particularly deliberative democracy and its implications for personal liberty, freedom of expression, religious freedom, and political equality. He has also written on issues of global justice, including the foundations of human rights, distributive fairness, supranational democratic governance, and labor standards in supply chains.

The lecture will be a multimedia presentation which examines "Central Park: A Design for Democracy."

This event is open to the campus community and the location is wheelchair accessible.

 amatullahas@berkeley.edu, 510-642-3627