UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights
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Ideas:“ I'm always thinking about legal theory. I have been dwelling on the influence of Augustine on the western legal/political tradition for a while, especially through the influence of theory of history. I have also been thinking, most recently, about how in the traditions of the Indian subcontinent, the different ashramas correspond, as organizing ontologies, to different legal systems. It is obvious inasmuch as the dharma is different for each, but use of the word dharma does not convey the positive nature of the different norms applicable to each when seeking to use classical ideas as sources of norms for contemporary issues related to positivist science. ”