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Oxford political philosopher at BYU lecture April 9

A leading political philosopher will speak Wednesday (April 9) at 3 p.m. in room 303 J. Reuben Clark Law Building at Brigham Young University.

Joseph Raz, professor of philosophy at Oxford University, will discuss "Interpretation and Understanding in the Humanities."

Raz received a Magister Juris and graduated summa cum laude from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1963. He continued on to Oxford University and became a doctor of philosophy in 1967.

He has been a professor at Oxford University and fellow of Balliol College since 1985. He is also a visiting professor and member of the department of philosophy at Columbia University. He has also published a number of books, essays and articles in his field. In addition, Raz has served on a number of journal and book editorial boards. Most recently, he was on the advisory board for The International Journal of Constitutional Law in 2001.

For more information, contact Nathan Jennings at nrj5@lawgate.byu.edu.

Writer: Liesel Enke

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