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2016 Spring Symposium

Annual Spring Symposium

Thursday, February 11th and Friday, February 12th
Lindsay Young Auditorium (Thurs) and 1210 McClung Tower (Fri)

Schedule

Thursday, February 11 (Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library)

  • 3:30-5:00 PM
    Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture and Symposium Keynote Address
    "Agency, Values, and Alienation"
    Akeel Bilgrami
    Sidney Morgenbesser Chair in Philosophy and Professor, Committee on Global Thought
    Columbia University
  • 5:00-5:30
    Reception in Hodges Library

Friday, February 12 (1210 McClung Tower)

  • 9:00-9:30
    Breakfast
  • 9:30-10:15
    Discussion of Bilgrami, "Agency, Values, and Alienation"
  • 10:30-12:15
    "Ethics and Animal Life: A Discussion of Inside Ethics"
    Alice Crary
    Associate Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair
    The New School for Social Research
  • 12:15-1:15
    Lunch
  • 1:15-3:00
    "Human-Centered Ethics and the Great Chain of Being"
    Kristina Gehrman
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Center Fellow
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 3:30-5:15
    "Reason, Virtue, and Value"
    Gavin Lawrence
    Professor of Philosophy
    UCLA
  • 5:15-5:45
    Reception

Commentators at Large

  • Ben Laurence, University of Chicago
  • John Hacker-Wright, University of Guelph

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