IVR 2017: Special Workshop OBJECTIVITY AND LAW [Call for Papers]

Special Workshop OBJECTIVITY AND LAW 


Organizers 
Jorge Luis Fabra Zamora | Jorge Emilío Núñez | Gonzalo Villa Rosas 
XXVIII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR) 

NEW VENUE FOR 2017 IVR CONGRESS: LISBON

 16 – 21 July 2017 

Presentation 

What is the relation between rule of law and legal reasoning? Which are the necessary conditions required by the rule of law for an adequate legal reasoning? Are judicial decisions fallible? Are there right answers to legal questions? Can legal reasoning be objective when it must answer moral questions? Are there legal facts? What kind of facts are legal facts? Do legal facts suppose moral facts? Are legal facts independent from moral facts? Are there moral facts? What kind of facts are moral facts? Can moral and legal facts be identical to, reducible to, or constituted by natural facts? What are the epistemic conditions which are required for obtaining suitable legal decisions and right moral answers? These and related questions will be addressed by our speakers from metaethical and legal philosophical perspectives. A compilation book of the papers presented at the Worshop will be published in a Journal. 
Notes: Open to additional interested participants. The abstracts and brief academic biography should be submitted by no later than Friday 28th October 2016. 
Language: The abstracts must be written in English or Spanish, and it should be under 400 words. The sessions will be held in English. 
Contact: objectivityandlaw.ws2017@gmail.com 

OrganizersJorge Luis Fabra Zamora (Co-Chair) 
Jorge Luis Fabra Zamora, Ph.D Candidate, Philosophy, McMaster University and External Research, FUCTO School of Law. My research legal philosophy, international law and philosophy of private law. 
Jorge Emilío Núñez (Co-Chair) 
Jorge Emilio Núñez, PhD in Law (Manchester-UK). Senior Lecturer in Law (Manchester-UK). Profesor de Derecho (UNLP-Argentina). Areas of research: jurisprudence, legal theory, political theory, international relations. Various international publications and events worldwide as key speaker. 
Gonzalo Villa Rosas (Co-Chair) 
Gonzalo Villa Rosas, Ph.D. Candidate in Law and Philosophy, Christian-Albrechts Universität (Germany); LL.M. Summa Cum Laude, Christian-Albrechts Universität (Germany); Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) with distinction from the Universidad Externado de Colombia (Colombia); M.e.Ph. Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Colombia). Areas of research: legal theory, argumentation theory, and meta-ethics. 

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