:: Calls :: The University of Lisbon, School of Law, Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities, organises the conference “The Bridge between Metaethics and Jurisprudence”, which will take place 3rd and/or 4th March, 2022. The deadline for submissions of extended abstracts (max. to 300 words) is the 30th September, 2021.
LISBON CONFERENCE ON LAW AND ETHICS
«THE BRIDGE BETWEEN METAETHICS AND JURISPRUDENCE»
3rd and/or 4th March, 2022
Venue: NOVA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES/ UNIVERSITY OF LISBON – SCHOOL OF LAW
Convenors: SUSANA CADILHA (NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities; IFILNOVA – NOVA Institute of Philosophy) and JORGE SILVA SAMPAIO (University of Lisbon – School of Law; CIDP – Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law; LxLTG – Lisbon Legal Theory Group)
SUBJECT OF THE WORKSHOP
Ethics and law are related disciplines, both dealing with the practical question of determining what to do. Nevertheless, the scope, meaning and implications of this relationship is still the subject of considerable disagreement, and is rarely studied jointly by philosophers and legal theorists. And the questions are countless. What is the angle of analysis that best explains this relation? And how deep is the connection? Is there a dominance of moral reasons over legal reasons, as some argue? Or does the institutional character of law justify its autonomy? Instead, can the authority of law actually govern morality? [read more]
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
Post-doctoral and doctoral researchers interested in presenting a paper on the workshop subject are invited to submit an abstract (max. 300 words) and a short CV by 30th September, 2021. Applicants will be notified of the selection process results by 10th October, 2021. The deadline for papers (or extended handouts) submission is 20th January, 2022. The accepted papers will be distributed to the participants on 1st February, 2022 and might subsequently be considered for an international joint publication. Meals during the days of the conference will be provided (accommodation is still depending funding confirmation).
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