5.30 pm, Thursday 4 December 2008
Mordan Hall, St Hugh's College, Oxford
FLJS Annual Lecture
Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government
Professor Jasanoff argued that the law today is a powerful force for naturalizing, that is, for rendering natural the legal dispensations that we wish to live by.
How does the law know what should be done; what in effect is just? And how does the lawâs knowledge of the right facts relate to its understanding of the right norms?
Listen to the lecture(54 minutes)