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Lecture Series in Practical Agency

The Lecture Series in Practical Agency features some of the most exciting recent work on philosophical issues related to agency, responsibility, freedom and autonomy. The series aims to bring together scholars working in different areas of research, including moral philosophy, legal and political theory, philosophy of action and moral psychology, but also criminal law theory, private law theory and medical ethics.

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The King's Legal and Political Philosophy Workshop, directed by Professor Lorenzo Zucca and Professor Massimo Renzo, is a forum devoted to discussing works in progress by today's leading philosophers and theorists as well as by promising younger talents from around the world.

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KCRIM Criminal Law at Kings

The King’s Criminal Law group is led by Professor Andrew Simester and Dr John Stanton-Ife. The aim of the group is to foster research into criminal law, including a variety of theoretical perspectives.

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The YTL Centre Annual Lecture in Politics, Philosophy and Law

The YTL Centre Annual Lecture in Politics, Philosophy and Law was established in 2017. Its aim is to provide a forum for a leading contemporary thinker to address an important issue of our day that engages with the disciplines of politics, philosophy and law. The inaugural lecturer in 2017 was Professor Martha Nussbaum (University of Chicago). Since then, the Centre has hosted Professor T.M. Scanlon (Harvard University) in 2018, Professor Richard Tuck (Harvard University) in 2019, Professor Miranda Fricker (City University of New York) in 2020 and Professor Jeremy Waldron (New York University) in 2021.

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Law and Justice Forums

The Law and Justice forums are one day events that discuss major questions of the day by bringing to bear inter-disciplinary perspectives from politics, philosophy, and law.


The YTL Dialogues Podcast

Academics from the Centre engage in discussion with authors of some of the most important books on politics, philosophy and law published in recent years, for this occasional podcast series.

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