SAP sponsored event: LTRG Workshop – Law as a Reason for Action: Account and Limits

The Society for Applied Philosophy in partnership with Edinburgh Law School present this year’s LTRG Workshop

‘Law as a Reason for Action: Account and Limits’

Law doesn’t exist to guide us – Joshua Pike (LSE)

Joshua Pike joined the Law School as an LSE Fellow in September 2022, following the completion of his doctorate at the University of Oxford, where he also taught for a number of years. Josh works in Jurisprudence, with a focus on normativity, practical reasoning, and the law. At the LSE, Josh will be looking at the issues raised in moral and political philosophy by duties that are impossible to conform to intentionally, particularly those purportedly created by the use of objective standards in the law.

An Accountability First Account of the Normativity of Law – Ezequiel Monti (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)

Ezequiel is an Assistant Professor at Torcuato Di Tella University, School of Law. He got a law degree at the University of Buenos Aires (with honours), an MJur (Distinction) at the University of Oxford, and a PhD in Legal Philosophy at King’s College London. He is interested in legal, moral, and political philosophy. He specializes in legal philosophy. His most recent work focuses on the nature of obligations and authority, the normativity of conventions, and the nature and grounds of legal facts.

The Morality of Sex in Law – Ana Cannillia (Glasgow)

Ana Cannilla joined the University of Glasgow as a Lecturer in Public Law in September 2021. Prior to that, Ana was a Lecturer in Law at the University of Reading where she completed her PhD in 2019. Ana’s research interests include constitutional theory and feminist legal theory.