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January 2015

Parr Center Talk: Russ Shafer-Landau

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Russ Shafer-Landau, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin/Madison, works in metaethics and moral theory. He is the author of The Fundamentals of Ethics (Oxford, 2012) and its companion volume,  The Ethical Life (Oxford, 2012) written to introduce people to moral theory. Other publications include Moral Realism — A Defense  (Oxford, 2005), and Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? (Oxford, 2004). He is also the editor of the widely used Reason & Responsibility  (Cengage, 2010),  Ethical Theory  (Blackwell, 2007)…

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Duke Speaker: Julia Driver (Washington University-St. Louis)

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This is a Duke Philosophy event. For more information, please visit the website link below.

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Speaker Series: Russ Shafer-Landau

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Russ Shafer-Landau, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin/Madison, works in metaethics and moral theory. He is the author of The Fundamentals of Ethics (Oxford, 2012) and its companion volume,  The Ethical Life (Oxford, 2012) written to introduce people to moral theory. Other publications include Moral Realism — A Defense  (Oxford, 2005), and Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? (Oxford, 2004). He is also the editor of the widely used Reason & Responsibility  (Cengage, 2010),  Ethical Theory  (Blackwell, 2007)…

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February 2015

Speaker Series: Alex Worsnip, “Believing at Will as a Failure of Coherence”

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Alex Worsnip (Yale University), will present a talk, “Believing at Will as a Failure of Coherence”, on Monday, February 2 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in Caldwell 213. A reception will follow. Abstract: This paper is about a classic puzzle: why is it so hard to believe something at will – that is (for the purposes of this paper) directly and consciously on the basis of pragmatic considerations? I have three, highly interrelated, contentions. First, I argue that philosophers have…

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Ethics Around the Table Series: Changing Harmful Social Norms

February 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Development’s New Initiative: Changing Harmful Social Norms For organizations like UNICEF and the World Bank, social norms can be a severe impediment to development goals. For this reason, these agencies have invested in finding the tools necessary to change harmful social norms. In this talk, Chris Melenovsky will discuss the ways that he, other social scientists, and philosophers have worked with UNICEF to help change harmful social norms across the world.  Among the questions he will explore are: When is…

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Philosophy in 15 Minutes

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Philosophy in 15 Minutes Do you like thinking about Big Ideas (about justice, fate, God, knowledge, morality, mind, causation, space and time)? Join us for an evening of food and drink, and fifteen minutes of Philosophy with faculty members Doug MacLean, Mariska Leunissen, and Bill Lycan. Come for the food… stay for the Philosophy! February 4, 2015  7:00 p.m.  Gerrard Hall  This event is free and open to all students! View past Philosophy in 15 Minutes presentations.

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Speaker Series: Jed Lewinsohn (NYU), “It’s Nothing Personal: Transferable Rights and the Distinctiveness of Commercial Relationships”

February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jed Lewinsohn will present a talk as part of our Speaker Series, on Friday, February 6 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., in Caldwell 213. A reception will follow. “It’s Nothing Personal: Transferable Rights and the Distinctiveness of Commercial Relationships” Abstract: The transferability of promissory rights is at once a basic feature of the modern economy and practically nonexistent in noncommercial contexts. One question raised by the transferability of promissory rights is conceptual: what conception of promissory rights and obligations do…

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Duke Speaker: Lara Buchak (Berkeley, Formal Epistemology)

February 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This is a Duke Philosophy event. For more information, please visit the website link below.

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Speaker Series: David Shoemaker

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

David Shoemaker is a professor of philosophy at Tulane University.  He works on agency and responsibility, identity and ethics, and moral psychology. His Responsibility from the Margins is forthcoming (Oxford University Press).  His Knowledge, Nature, and Norms: An Introduction to Philosophy, a text and reader written and edited with Mark Timmons (Cengage, 2009). He is also the author of Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, (Broadview Press, 2009) and the editor of Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility, volume…

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Parr Center Event: David Shoemaker

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

David Shoemaker is a professor of philosophy at Tulane University.  He works on agency and responsibility, identity and ethics, and moral psychology. His Responsibility from the Margins is forthcoming (Oxford University Press).  His Knowledge, Nature, and Norms: An Introduction to Philosophy, a text and reader written and edited with Mark Timmons (Cengage, 2009). He is also the author of Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, (Broadview Press, 2009) and the editor of Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility, volume…

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