The Ethicalization of Law
 
 

Fundamental Questions, Dangers and Opportunities from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Max Planck Research Group "Legitimacy of Ethical Decisions", Heidelberg

Institute of Public Law, Dep. 2: Public International Law and Comparative Law, University of Freiburg

The Symposium's aim was to analyse the existence and the legitimacy of a possible ethicalization of the development and application of law from a legal, philosophical, sociological, political-scientific and interdisciplinary perspective.

The recordings of several lectures which are published below can also be found at the Podcastservice of the University of Freiburg. Suscriptions are possible via iTunesU and RSS

All contributions will be published soon: Vöneky / Beylage-Haarmann / Höfelmeier / Hübler (Hrsg.), Ethics and Law – The Ethicalization of Law / Ethik und Recht – Ethisierung des Rechts, Springer 2012.

Die Einheit praktischer Vernunft. Zum Verhältnis von Interesse, Moral und Recht

Julian Nida-Rümelin (München)

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Bioethics and Human Rights: Wherever the Twain shall meet

Henk A.M.J. ten Have (Pittsburgh)

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"Law, Marching with Medicine but in the Rear and Limping a Little": Ethics as "First Aid" for Law

Margaret Somerville (Montréal)

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Reflections on Theorizing About the Moral Foundations of the Law: Using the Laws Governing Detention as a Case Study

Alec D. Walen (Rutgers)

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Panel: Gerechtfertigter Einsatz von Ethik­ko­mmis­sionen – Grundlagen und Grenzen

Hans-Georg Dederer (Passau) / Ralf Poscher (Freiburg) / Ludwig Siep (Münster)

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