ACCEPT Pluralism Project, UCD School of Politics and International Relations and UCD School of Philosophy
Thursday 9 May 2013
Toleration and Democracy
There will be a reception preceding the event from 6.15pm.
Rainer Forst is Professor of Political Theory at the Department for Social Sciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. He was named the ‘most important political philosopher of his generation’ when awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2012. His publications include Contexts of Justice: Political Philosophy beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism, 2002; The Right to Justification: Elements of a Constructivist Theory of Justice, 2012, and Toleration in Conflict, just published in English by Cambridge University Press (2013)
This lecture is supported by the project ACCEPT PLURALISM: Tolerance, Pluralism and Social Cohesion: Responding to the Challenges of the 21st Century in Europe (European Commission, DG Research Seventh Framework Programme Social Sciences and Humanities) (http://www.accept-pluralism.
We are also grateful for support for this event from the UCD School of Philosophy.