Philosophy, Law, and Battery

The Philosophy Bites podcast recently interviewed Georgetown law professor John Mikhail about what battery can teach us about moral philosophy.  Here is a description of the podcast:

Hitting someone without their consent, spitting at someone, or throwing a ball hard at their head: these are all examples of what in Tort Law is called battery. John Mikhail thinks that  our judgments that people who commit battery are blameworthy reveals someting important about morality and its sources. 

 

  

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May 3, 2013 · 10:14 pm

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