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Presence 29.05.2022 - 31.05.2022 09:00 - 20:00


Arbeitsbereich Praktische Philosophie (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz)


Location: to be announced


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Workshop: Ruling in a Wanton World (Arthur Applbaum)

Workshop: Ruling in a Wanton World: Arthur Applbaum’s Work and the Philosophy of Legitimacy Beyond the State

From the 29th to the 31st of May the University of Graz will host a workshop on topics from Arthur Applbaum's book “Legitimacy: The Right to Rule in a Wanton World“. For more information please follow this link.

Confirmed Speakers

Journal Issue

The journal Moral Philosophy and Politics is planning a thematic issue on Arthur Applbaum's book. Contributions to the journal are independent of the conference and will be peer reviewed.

Scientific Organisation


Date: 29th to 31st May, 2022

Location: Universität Graz, Austria

Opening and public lecture: Professor Michael Ignatieff, Central European University, 29th Mai 2022 at 17:00 at Festsaal Meerscheinschlössl, Mozartgasse 3 on the topic "Legitimacy in a World Without Rules":

How do we think about the legitimate use of political authority, both within but between states, in a world discovering that the so-called “rules based international order” has collapsed?  How do we think about rebuilding the legitimacy of international institutions from the ruins left behind by the Russian invasion of Ukraine?  How does Europe re-think democratic legitimacy on a continent where authoritarian populists win elections?


The workshop is co-funded by

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