November 21st, Amanda Greene

This Friday, we are delighted to welcome Amanda Green (Law and Philosophy Fellow, UChicago) to present her paper “Consent and Political Legitimacy”, which should be read in advance. Access the paper on our download page (password: praxis).

When: Nov 21st, 10.30am-12.20pm     Where: Cobb 102

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November 14th, Tuomo Tiisala

This Friday, we are delighted to welcome Tuomo Tiisala (UChicago graduate student) to present his paper “Autonomy, Not Practical Wisdom: Two Ideals of Rational Agency”. Access the paper on our download page (password: praxis).

When: Nov 14th, 10.30am-12.20pm    Where: Cobb 102

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Oct 24th, Nir Ben Moshe

This Friday, we are delighted to welcome Nir Ben Moshe (UChicago, graduate student) to present his paper “The Objectivity of Moral Judgement: David Hume’s and Adam Smith’s Moral Points of View”, which should be read in advance. Access the paper on our download page (password: praxis).

When: Oct 24th, 10.30am-12.20pm   Where: Cobb 102

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Oct 10th, Karl Ameriks

This Friday, we are delighted to welcome Karl Ameriks (Notre Dame) to present his paper, ‘On the Many Senses of “Self-Determination,” or: How Autonomous is Kant’s Formula of Autonomy Itself?’, which should be read in advance. On this occasion, the paper will not be posted on the website–to request a copy, contact ckirwin@uchicago.edu.

When: Oct 10th, 10.30am-12.20pm     Where: Cobb 102

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Oct 8th, Marcus Willaschek

Hi all,

For our first meeting of the quarter, we’re delighted to be hosting Marcus Willaschek (Goethe Universität Frankfurt) at a joint event with the German Philosophy Workshop. Willaschek will be discussing his paper ‘Right and Coercion: Can Kant’s Conception of Right be Derived from his Moral Theory?’, which should be read in advance. Access the paper on our download page (password: praxis), along with optional further reading.

When: Oct 8th, 5-6.30pm    Where: Cobb 107

 

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Autumn 2014 Schedule now up!

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The PPW will return in October

Have a great summer!

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6/6 – Claire Kirwin

ckirwin2For our final meeting of the year, we are delighted to welcome Claire Kirwin (Chicago, graduate student) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Going Wrong By One’s Own Lights: Why Metaethical Constructivism Doesn’t Work”. The meeting will take place on Friday June 6th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Cobb 116.

In accordance with our usual practice, Claire will be making a brief presentation on the main points of the paper at the start of the session. To download the full paper, please visit our download page and enter the password “praxis”.

As usual, bagels and coffee will be served at the start of the meeting.

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5/30 – Luca Ferrero

ferrero_lucaWe are delighted to welcome Luca Ferrero (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “What is So Special About Agency? Inescapability Revisited ”. The meeting will take place on Friday May 30th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Cobb 116.

In accordance with our usual practice, Prof. Ferrero will be making a brief presentation on the main points of the paper at the start of the session. To download the full paper, please visit our download page and enter the password “praxis”.

As usual, bagels and coffee will be served at the start of the meeting.

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5/9 – Dasha Polzik

dashaWe are delighted to welcome Dasha Polzik (Chicago, graduate student) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Moral Freedom From Within in Rousseau’s Emile”. The meeting will take place on Friday May 9th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Cobb 116.

In accordance with our usual practice, Dasha will be making a brief presentation on the main points of the paper at the start of the session. To download the full paper, please visit our download page and enter the password “praxis”.

As usual, bagels and coffee will be served at the start of the meeting.

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