2021 Seminars

First Semester

Jan 18th, 2021 - 6pm Belo Horizonte Time
Law and the Metaethics of Discord 
Katja Vogt
Columbia University
Comments by Margaret Martin (Western University, Canada) & Thomas Bustamante (UFMG)
Link to Youtube recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyAvMRp3li8&t=3519s  
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Jan 28th, 2021 - 6pm Belo Horizonte Time
What is the ‘is’ in ‘What is law’? Eliminativism in Legal Philosophy
Hillary Nye
University of Alberta
Comments by Ronaldo Porto Macedo Jr (USP)
Link for YouTube recording:  https://youtu.be/BX5lxRVlC4o
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Feb 11th, 2021 - 6pm Belo Horizonte Time
Pragmatism and Associative Political Obligation
David Lefkowitz
University of Richmond
Comments by Jorge Fabra Zamora (University of Toronto)
Link for Youtube recording: https://youtu.be/e3dVrJoltFA
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March 3rd, 2021 - 2pm Belo Horizonte Time
The Backward-Looking Puzzle of Responsibility in Negligence: Some Preliminary Thoughts for Understanding Inadvertent Actions
Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco
Comments by Thomas Bustamante (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
University of Surrey
Link for Youtube recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9aiz__BEcw&t=255s
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March 25th, 2021 - 5pm Belo Horizonte Time
Nonbasic Epistemology: Must the Epistemology of a Nonbasic Domain Track Its Metaphysics
Mark Greenberg
University of California in Los Angeles
Comments by Saulo De Matos (UFPA) and Heitor Guimarães (UFPA)
Session removed at author's request
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April 05th, 2021 - 2pm Belo Horizonte Time
Implicit Law
Kevin Toh
University College of London
Comments by Thomas Bustamante (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
Session removed at author's request
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April 23rd, 2021 - 4pm Belo Horizonte Time
Clash of Titans: Hercules vs. Dennis Martinez (Reflections on the Fish-Dworkin Debate)
Charles Barzun
University of Virginia
Link for Youtube Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDnYB-cXBYs
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May 3rd, 2021 - 10am Belo Horizonte Time 
A Standing Conception of Law
Alon Harel
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Link for Zoom session:   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86050245935?pwd=UzN0dncxZlp5enRyZDgyZVhyWW5CQT09
Paper available at SSRN on this Address (coauthored by Avihai Dorfman): https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3700509
June 4th, 2021 - 2pm Belo Horizonte Time 
Title to be advertised soon
Amalia Amaya
Universidad Autonoma de México (UNAM).
Link for Zoom session:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89465973380?pwd=aEJtWUdGNlErRDFpaFdDczBBR2poQT09
Paper will be available soon
Date to be Advertised (likely July) 
Title to be advertised soon
Nicole Roughan
University of Auckland (New Zealand)
Link for Zoom session:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89465973380?pwd=aEJtWUdGNlErRDFpaFdDczBBR2poQT09
Paper will be available soon
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Rules for participation

Seminars will be held on Zoom with simultaneous transmission in Youtube (link to be disclosed).

There is a limit of 100 participants in the room, whose attendance will be certified and who will be authorized to make questions.

There is not need to register for the event. Participants shall enter the meeting room 5 minutes before seminar starts.

Room opens 15 minutes before seminar.

The sessions will be transmitted at Youtube in Prof. Thomas Bustamante’s personal channel.