Symposium on David Brink, Fair Opportunity, Responsibility, and Excuse

Event date
20 March 2019
Event time
09:30 - 16:45
Oxford week
Somerville College

The focus of this symposium is Davd Brink's book manuscript Fair Opportunity, Responsibility, and Excuse. Professor Brink's monograph engages with a range of issues relating to responsibility, culpability, and excuse at the intersection of moral psychology and philosophy of criminal law. 

The symposium will comprise a number of short prepared commentaries, to which Professor Brink will respond. Ample time will be devoted to discussion with the wider audience. 

Commentators include: Roger Crisp, Gabriel De Marco, Tom Dougherty, Tom Douglas, Jeff McMahan, Karen Margrethe Nielsen, David Prendergast, Janet Radcliffe-Richards, and Victor Tadros, Gabrielle Watson, and Alexander Kaiserman.

A very limited number of attendee places are available. Those interested in attending should express their interest by 1 March to lisa.forsberg [at] Upon notification of acceptance you will be sent a full draft manuscript of the book which should be read in advance of the symposium.