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Symposium on David Brink, ‘Fair Opportunity, Responsibility, and Excuse’

20 March 2019

Lisa Forsberg, Karen Margrethe Nielsen, and Anthony Skelton  are hosting a symposium on Davd Brink’s book manuscript Fair Opportunity, Responsibility, and Excuse. Professor Brink’s monograph engages with a range of issues relating to responsibility, culpability, and excuse at the intersection of moral psychology and philosophy of criminal law. The symposium will comprise a number of short prepared commentaries, to which Professor Brink will respond. Ample time will be devoted to discussion with the wider audience. Commentators include: Roger Crisp, Gabriel De Marco, Tom Dougherty, Tom Douglas, Lisa Forsberg, Jeff McMahan, Karen Margrethe Nielsen, David Prendergast, Janet Radcliffe-Richards, and Victor Tadros. More details can be found here.

A very limited number of attendee places are available. Those interested in attending should express their interest to lisa.forsberg@law.ox.ac.uk . Upon notification of acceptance you will be sent a full draft manuscript of the book which you should read in advance of the symposium.


Somerville College, University of Oxford
Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6HD United Kingdom
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