PSAI All-Island Political Theory Seminar: Allyn Fives (NUIG) ‘Political obligation, defeating reasons, violating freedom.’
Dr Allyn Fives is a lecturer in political theory NUI Galway, working in the areas of moral and political philosophy, with particular interest in moral conflict, pluralism, political realism, and issues of power including parental power and the rights and liberties of children. He was Chair of the University's Research Ethics Committee (2013 - 2017) and is Director of the MA in Politics and Sociology.
His research expertise is in two main areas:
Political Philosophy: He works on value pluralism, the legitimacy of parental power, the role of philosophy in public matters, research ethics, civic education, and the philosophical thought of Bernard Williams, Judith Shklar, Isaiah Berlin, John Rawls, and Alasdair MacIntyre.
Weekly Friday workshops are online via MS Teams and papers are pre-circulated.
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