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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1/24 – Sarah Conly

ConlyFor our first meeting of the winter quarter we are delighted to welcome Sarah Conly (Bowdoin College & Chicago) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “One Child:  Do We Have a Right to More?”. The meeting will take place on Friday January 24th from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Social Sciences 401.

In accordance with our usual practice, Prof. Conly 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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Winter Schedule

Our schedule for the winter is below. This quarter our meetings will run from 10.30am – 12.20pm on Fridays in Social Sciences 401 (with the exception of Wednesday February 5th).

Winter 2014

1/24 – Sarah Conly (Bowdoin College & Chicago) – “One Child:  Do We Have a Right to More?”

2/5 – Ariel Zylberman (McGill) – “The Juridical Epigenesis of Reason: Life, Second-personal Dignity, and Human Rights”   * Joint Session with the Human Rights Workshop*

2/7 – Nancy Sherman (Georgetown) – “Moral Recovery After War: The Role of Hope”

2/14 – Nethanel Lipshitz (Chicago, graduate student) – “Formal Equality and Fundamental Equality”

3/7 – Dhananjay Jagannathan (Chicago, graduate student) – “Having the End in View: Why We Need Universal Principles in Deliberation and Practical Reasoning”

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12/6-12/7: Philosophy Graduate Research Conference

Please join us for the  Philosophy Graduate Research Conference (co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department and the Practical Philosophy Workshop) which features three past speakers at the PPW: David Holiday, Mark Hopwood, Joe Jubenow (Chicago, graduate students). David Holiday’s talk, entitled “Moral Incapacity: When Can’t Means Can’t”, will take place at the regular meeting time of the PPW. All talks will be held in Classics 110. You can view the full schedule here: Conference Poster

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11/22 – Stephen Shortt

stephen_shorttWe are delighted to welcome Stephen Shortt (Chicago, graduate student) to the PPW to present a paper entitled “The Disappearing Other: The Vacancy of Darwall’s Second-Person Standpoint”. The meeting will take place on Friday November 22nd from 10.30am – 12.20pm in Wieboldt 408.

In accordance with our usual practice, Stephen 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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