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6/1 – Julie Cooper

For our final meeting of the year we are delighted to welcome Julie Cooper (University of Chicago, Political Science) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Secular Powers: Humanity and Humility in Modern Political Thought”. The meeting will take … Continue reading

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5/18 – Talbot Brewer

This week we are delighted to welcome Talbot Brewer (University of Virginia) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “What is Practical Knowledge?”. The meeting will take place on Friday May 18th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Wieboldt 408. … Continue reading

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5/4 – Russ Shafer-Landau

This week we are delighted to welcome Russ Shafer-Landau (University of Wisconsin Madison) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “How Does the Origin of Our Moral Beliefs Affect Their Credibility?”. The meeting will take place on Friday May … Continue reading

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4/20 – Benjamin McKean

This week we are delighted to welcome Benjamin McKean (University of Chicago Society of Fellows) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Justice and Social Order in the Political Realisms of Raymond Geuss and Bernard Williams”. The meeting will … Continue reading

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4/6 – David Holiday

This week we are delighted to welcome David Holiday (Chicago, graduate student) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Unthinkable, Unconscionable, Impossible: The Morality of Incapacity”. The meeting will take place on Friday April 6th from 10.30am – 12.20pm … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Schedule

Our schedule for the spring quarter will be as follows: 4/6 – David Holiday (Chicago, graduate student) - ”Unthinkable, Unconscionable, Impossible: The Morality of Incapacity” 4/20 – Benjamin McKean (Chicago) -  ”Justice and Social Order in the Political Realisms of Raymond Geuss … Continue reading

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3/9 – Anton Ford (Chicago)

This week we are delighted to welcome Anton Ford (Chicago) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “The Province of Human Agency”. The meeting will take place on Friday March 9th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Wieboldt 111. In … Continue reading

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2/24 – Mark Hopwood

This week our speaker at the Practical Philosophy Workshop will be Mark Hopwood (Chicago, graduate student). Mark will be presenting a paper entitled “Love as an Ideal: Ascent and Irony in Iris Murdoch”. The meeting will take place in Wieboldt … Continue reading

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2/10 – Joe Lubenow

This week we are delighted to welcome Joe Lubenow (Chicago, graduate student) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “Raz and the Interest Theory of Rights”. The meeting will take place on Friday February 10th from 10.30am – 12.20pm … Continue reading

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1/27 – Will Small

This week we are delighted to welcome Will Small (Chicago, grad student) to the Practical Philosophy Workshop. Will’s paper will be entitled “Success and Failure in Action”. The paper will be read in the workshop, and will not be available in advance. … Continue reading

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