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ERC Research Seminar (3): Responsibility and liability

26 January 2021, 4:00 PM6:00 PM GMT

The third meeting of the project’s research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 26 January, 2021, online via Zoom (the possibility of convening physically will be reviewed). The link to the Zoom meeting location is available to the registered participants.

The topic for this meeting is: Responsibility and liability

  • Questions: What is the relationship between responsibility and liability? Does Duff’s distinction between responsibility and liability apply equally to law and morality?
  • Readings:
    • Duff, R. A. 2007. Answering for Crime: Responsibility and Liability in the Criminal Law. Hart. Chap. 1 “Responsibility and Liability.”
    • Hart, H. L. A. 2008 (1967). “Postscript: Responsibility and Retribution.” In Punishment and responsibility: essays in the philosophy of law (2nd edn.). Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

For the schedule for the whole term, see this post.


26 January 2021
4:00 PM–6:00 PM GMT
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