Event Detail

Thu Oct 11, 2018
Great Hall, Bancroft Hotel, 4–5:45 PM
Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Joseph Raz (Columbia University)
Identity and Social Bonds

Do we have duties because we belong to groups membership in which does not depend on our consent? Examples are duties due to one’s national belonging, or social class. The lecture will seek an answer to these questions through examination of the meaning of belonging to such groups.