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Injustice League Lecture Series

Friday, February 21, 2014
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Manchester Hall 227

Japa Pallikkathayil, of the University of Pittsburgh, will speak about "Responding to Injustice" as part of the UConn Philosophy Department's Injustice League Lecture Series this Friday, February 21, at 4 p.m. in the Philosophy Seminar Room, 227 Manchester Hall. 

Japa Pallikkathayil (Ph.D., Harvard 2008) is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.  She works on issues at the intersection of moral and political philosophy, and has recently focused on the topics of coercion, deception, and exploitation.  Her publications include “Persons and Bodies,” forthcoming in Freedom and Force: Essays on Kant's Legal Philosophy; "The Possibility of Choice: Three Accounts of the Problem with Coercion" (Philosopher's Imprint, November 2011); and "Deriving Morality from Politics: Rethinking the Formula of Humanity" (Ethics, October 2010).

The Junior Faculty Injustice League Lecture Series (ILLS) was begun in the Fall of 2013. Hosted by the department’s junior faculty in ethics, its purpose is to bring to campus mostly junior faculty working on issues of justice and injustice.


Suzy Killmister

Philosophy Department

Philosophy Department (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Human Rights Institute, Political Science

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