Date: 04Oct 2018


50th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series
Sapientia et Virtus – The Contributions of Jurisprudence

Scott Veitch, Paul KC Chung Professor in Jurisprudence
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Jurisprudence is the study of law and legal institutions in their social, philosophical, and historical contexts. This lecture is an anniversary celebration of five decades of jurisprudential reflection, engaging with old and new questions that confront lawyers, judges, and citizens.

It will discuss thinkers familiar to generations of law students such as Hart, Fuller, and Dworkin as well as survey more recent developments in order to address topics of wider contemporary relevance: