Symposium on Justice & Foreign Policy


Friday, February 20, 2015, 9:00am to 5:30pm


Harvard Faculty Club

A one-day symposium on Michael Blake's new book Justice & Foreign Policy.

9:00–11:00am: First session

  • Michael Blake, "Justice & Foreign Policy: The Main Themes"
  • John Tasioulas, "The Right Kind of Arrogance: The Liberal Foundations of Foreign Policy in a Pluralistic World"
  • Arthur Applbaum, "Tolerance and Legitimacy"

11:00–11:15am: Break

11:15–1:00pm: Second session

  • Brookes Brown, "A Further Case Study in Why Political Philosophy Needs Political Science: The Coercion Theory and the Confused State of Domestic Distributive Justice"
  • Eric Beerbohm, "Fixed Points in Justice & Foreign Policy"

3:00–5:00pm: Third session

  • Michael Ignatieff, "Blake on Intervention"
  • Anja Karnein, "Realizing Liberalism?: On the Limits of Institutional Conservatism"
  • Mathias Risse, "On Where We Differ: Sites vs. Grounds of Justice in International Politics"

Michael Blake, Professor of Philosophy, University of Washington
Arthur Applbaum, Adams Professor of Democratic Governance, Harvard Kennedy School
Eric Beerbohm, Frederick S. Danzinger Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University
Brookes Brown, PhD candidate, Department of Politics, Princeton University
Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice, Harvard Kennedy School
Anja Karnein, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, SUNY Binghamton
Mathias Risse, Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
John Tasioulas, Yeoh Professor of Politics, Philosophy, and Law, King's College London