Claremont Events

MAR 31

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