Arthur Ripstein is a professor of law and of philosophy at the University of Toronto. His research and teaching interests include torts, criminal law, legal theory, and political philosophy. In addition to numerous articles in legal theory and political philosophy, he is the author of Force and Freedom: Kant’s Legal and Political Philosophy (Harvard 2009) and Equality, Responsibility and the Law (1999). Ripstein is also an Associate Editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs, a former Editor of Ethics, serves on the editorial board of Legal Theory, and is Advisory Editor of the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.
- The Lecture is jointly organized by Prof. Dr. Matthew Braham (Practical Philosophy) and Prof. Dr. Peter Niesen (Political Theory).