"The Status and Standing of Just War Theory" 11/4

10.31.08

 

The Boston University Institute for Philosophy & Religion
2008-2009 Lecture Series

presents

J. Bryan Hehir

Harvard Kennedy School

" The Status and Standing

of Just War Theory"
      
Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 5:00 pm
Boston University School of Law, 1st floor

Barristers Hall
765 Commonwealth Avenue

 This lecture is free and open to the public.

J. Bryan Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life. He is also the Secretary for Health Care and Social Services in the Archdiocese of Boston. His research and writing focus on ethics and foreign policy and the role of religion in world politics and in American society. He served on the faculty of Georgetown University (1984 to 1992) and the Harvard Divinity School (1993 to 2001). His writings include: The Moral Measurement of War: A Tradition of Continuity and Change, Military Intervention and National Sovereignty, Catholicism and Democracy, and Social Values and Public Policy: A Contribution from a Religious Tradition.