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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for John Tasioulas. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about John Tasioulas, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for John Tasioulas. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about John Tasioulas, often where they are interviewed.

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John Tasioulas [1982]: Professor of Politics, Philosophy and Law at King's College London

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John Tasioulas graduated from Melbourne High School in the Class of 1982. He is the inaugural Yeoh Professor of Politics, Philosophy and Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London and Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy, and Law.

He has degrees in Law and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne, and a D.Phil in Philosophy from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He previously taught at Oxford University for twelve years and was Quain Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London. He has held visiting posts at Chicago, Harvard, Oxford, and Melbourne and has acted as a consultant for the World Bank.

Tasioulas works in moral, legal and political philosophy. In recent years, he has written extensively on the philosophy of crime and punishment, international law, and human rights. The Cambridge Companion to the Philosophy of Law, which he edited, is being published next month.

In this episode, we discuss:

 - John's fondest memories from Melbourne High

 - His road to becoming a Rhodes Scholar

 - How philosophy can apply to every area of life

 - Advice for other Old Boys or current MHS students looking to make a difference in the world

For any questions relating to the MHSOBA podcast, please contact Adam Ashton at podcast@mhsoba.asn.au

Jun 22 2020

39mins

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Human Rights, Democracy and Moral Philosophy: An Interview with Professor John Tasioulas

The Verdict: Law & Society
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In this wide-ranging interview, Professor John Tasioulas discusses his work in moral and legal philosophy that engages with some of today's major political issues from the right to health, to the importance of socioeconomic rights and the challenge of cultivating widespread democratic engagement with human rights.

Professor Tasioulas is the Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy and Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law where he also curates the Centre's series of public events, bringing some of the world's leading thinkers in legal philosophy to King's.

Follow the YTL Centre on Twitter @YTLKings and Professor Tasioulas @JTasioulas.

Find out more about the Centre's events here: https://bit.ly/2EVstF7

Read the symposium on Professor Tasioulas's reports for the World Bank here: https://bit.ly/2L0lRXw

The music used in this podcast is called Apollo1 by Olivier Girardot and it is licensed under Creative Commons.

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Nov 01 2018

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John Tasioulas, "Minimum Core Obligations: Human Rights in the Here and Now"

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast
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Professor Tasioulas discusses the notion of the ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with economic, social and cultural human rights, such as the rights to education and health. The idea of minimum core obligations, which is a nascent doctrine in international human rights law, is heavily contested both as to its meaning and utility.

John Tasioulas is Visiting Professor of Law and the Charles J. Merriam Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School; Yeoh Professor of Politics, Philosophy, and Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London; and Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy, and Law.

Presented by the International Human Rights Clinics and the Human Rights Law Society on May 5, 2016.

Jul 29 2016

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John Tasioulas on Human Rights

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What are human rights? Are they simply legal rights? What is their relation to morality? John Tasioulas discusses the basis of human rights in conversation with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.

Oct 12 2013

21mins

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