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Tanner Lectures: For the People? Representative Government in America

Event Location
Toll Room, Alumni House
Event Date
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Charles Beitz, Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics, Professor of Politics and Director, Program in Political Philosophy Princeton University

Charles Beitz is Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics at Princeton University, where he has been a member of the faculty since 2001. His teaching focuses on topics in contemporary global and democratic theory and the history of modern political philosophy. He is the author of Political Theory and International Relations (1979, rev. ed. 1999), Political Equality: An Essay in Democratic Theory (1989), and The Idea of Human Rights (2009). His recent papers include essays on topics in the theory of human rights, the fairness of partisan gerrymandering, and moral questions in property law.

Lecture I: Intimations of Failure
Monday, October 17, 2022
4:10 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., Toll Room, Alumni House
with commentary by Martin Gilens

Lecture II: Regulating Rivalry
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
4:10 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., Toll Room, Alumni House
with commentary by Pamela S. Karlan and Jane Mansbridge

Seminar and Discussion with the commentators
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
4:10 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., Toll Room, Alumni House
with commentary by Martin Gilens, Pamela S. Karlan, and Jane Mansbridge

The lectures and the seminar are free and open to the public. No tickets are required.