Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Interview with Ronald Dworkin

The BBC programme The Interview with Owen Bennett Jones has an interview this week with Professor Ronald Dworkin (of University College London and New York University) is one of the world's leading philosophers of law. We can hear his views on interpretation of the constitution, abortion, affirmative action, torture.
28 min. BBC iPlayer (or podcast available for download until 31 January) no transcript.

For more Dworkin, go to this site with recordings of the symposium in which he received the Holberg prize.
Also available is a lecture given October 26, 2009 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  "Is There Truth in Interpretation? Law, Literature and History" either on YouTube or at the Library of Congress site. 1h07 (Dworkin begins at about 10 min.) no transcript.