Political, Legal, and Economic Philosophy

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"Hinterfragt" - The ethics podcast

Most Recent Episode | December 2016

Friederike Schmitz: Animal Ethics and Animal Politics

Should we refrain from eating animals? How can the relationship between humankind and animal be made more equitable? A talk with Friederike Schmitz, Postfoc at the research center for Political Theory and Philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin

Past PLEP Talk


PLEP TALK: Real Realism on Migration

Dr. Lea Ypi

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Time: 18:15-20:00

Location: F021, Unitobler

As a part of the PLEP Talk lectures, Dr. Lea Ypi (London School of Economics) delivered a lecture entitled, "Real Realism on Migration" in which she discussed the core claims that advocates of realism about migration tend to make when reflecting on the conflicts that the movement of people across borders poses for contemporary liberal democracies... Read More!