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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5/2 – Jonathan Lear

jlear2We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Lear (Chicago) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “The Peculiar Conversation: Revised Introduction to Freud (Second Edition)”. The meeting will take place on Friday May 2nd from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Cobb 116.

In accordance with our usual practice, Prof. Lear 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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4/4 – Jason Bridges

bridges_09For our first meeting of the spring quarter, we are delighted to welcome Jason Bridges (Chicago) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Necessitation and Practical Reason”. The meeting will take place on Friday April 4th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Cobb 116.

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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Spring Schedule

Our schedule for the spring is below. This quarter our meetings will run from 10.30am – 12.20pm on Fridays in Cobb 116.

Spring 2014

4/4 – Jason Bridges (Chicago) – “Necessitation and Practical Reason”

5/2 – Jonathan Lear (Chicago) - “The Peculiar Conversation: Revised Introduction to Freud (Second Edition)”

5/9 – Dasha Polzik (Chicago, graduate student) – “Moral Freedom From Within in Rousseau’s Emile”

5/30 – Luca Ferrero (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee) - “What is So Special About Agency? Inescapability Revisited ”

6/6 – Claire Kirwin (Chicago, graduate student) – “Going Wrong By One’s Own Lights: Why Metaethical Constructivism Doesn’t Work”

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3/7 – Dhananjay Jagannathan

Dhananjay-photoFor our final meeting of the winter quarter, we are delighted to welcome Dhananjay Jagannathan (Chicago, graduate student) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Having the End in View: Why We Need Universal Principles in Deliberation and Practical Reasoning”. The meeting will take place on Friday March 7th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Social Sciences 401.

In accordance with our usual practice, Dhananjay 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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2/14 – Nethanel Lipshitz

netanel-pic-picture-1We are delighted to welcome Nethanel Lipshitz (Chicago, graduate student) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Formal Equality and Fundamental Equality”. The meeting will take place on Friday February 14th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Social Sciences 401.

In accordance with our usual practice, Nethanel 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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2/5 – Ariel Zylberman & 2/7 – Nancy Sherman

We have two upcoming talks in one week! We are delighted to welcome both of the following speakers to the PPW:

1) Ariel Zylberman (McGill) will present a paper entitled “The Juridical Epigenesis of Reason: Life, Second-Personal Dignity, and Human Rights”. The meeting, which is a joint session with the Human Rights Workshop, will take place on Wednesday February 5th from 5.00pm – 6.30pm in Cobb 102.

2) Nancy Sherman (Georgetown) will present a paper entitled “Moral Recovery After War: The Role of Hope”. The meeting will take place on Friday February 7th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Social Sciences 401.

In accordance with our usual practice, Dr. Zylberman and Prof. Sherman will be making a brief presentation on the main points of the papers at the start of the session. To download the full papers, 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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