What are Natural Rights? Are There Any?

Hosted by the Thomistic Institute and the University of Notre Dame.

Claremont Institute Senior Fellow Dr. Charles Kesler and Publius Fellow Vincent P Muñoz ('95) will speak at a conference exploring "What are Natural Rights?" hosted at the Catholic Center at NYU.



12 p.m.: Register/sign in

12:30 p.m.: What's the Problem with Natural Rights? 
Prof. Nigel Biggar, Oxford University

1:30 p.m.: Break

2 p.m.: Do Thomists Have Rights? (Do Non-Thomists?)
Fr. Dominic Legge, OP, The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception

3 p.m.: Break

3:30 p.m.: Natural Rights and Public Right in the American Founding
Prof. Charles Kesler, The Claremont Institute

4:30 p.m.: Break

5 p.m.: Panel Discussion and Open Q&A
Sherif Girgis, author of What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense
Adrian Vermeule, Harvard University
Chad Pecknold, Catholic University of America
Vincent Phillip Munoz, Notre Dame University

Saturday, April 1, 2017
12:30 p.m.

The Catholic Center at NYU
238 Thompson Street
New York, NY 10012