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Grounding and Fundamentality in Metaphysics and in Ethics

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Conference at Bogazici University, Istanbul
10-12 October 2013

All sessions are at Demir Demirgil Room in the OFB building on South Campus, Bogazici University.

Keynote Speakers: Ruth Chang, Janice Dowell
Invited Participants: Tristram McPherson, Pekka Väyrynen

October 10 Thursday
10:00 – 12:00    Alexander Steinberg (University of Hamburg) “Holism about Moral Reasons and Universalizability”
12:00 – 13:00     Lunch     
13:00 – 15:00     Derek Baker (Lingnan University) “Why Should I—If You Can’t Explain Normativity?”
15:00 – 15:15     Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:15     Ana Laura Edelhoff (Humboldt-Universitat Zu Berlin) “Grounding in Aristotle”
19:00     Dinner

October 11 Friday
10:00 – 12:00     Jussi Suikkanen (University of Birmingham) “Ethical Theories and the Correlation Problem”
12:00 – 13:00    Lunch
13:00 – 15:00     Ralf Bader (New York University) “Two Levels of Good-Making”
15:00 – 15:15     Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:15     Tristram McPherson (Virginia Tech) TBA
17:15 – 18:00     Coffee Break
18:00 – 19:40     Keynote Speaker: Janice Dowell (Syracuse University)
20:00     Dinner

October 12 Saturday
10:00 – 12:00     Ryo Chonabayashi  “Normative Explanations and Reductive Explanation Problem”
12:00 – 13:00     Lunch     
13:00 – 15:00     Andrew Jones (St. Louis University) “Moral Supervenience, Dispositional Essentialism, and Robust Metaethical                             Realism”
15:00 – 15:15     Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:15     Pekka Väyrynen (University of Leeds) TBA
17:15 – 18:00     Coffee Break
18:00 – 19:40     Keynote Speaker: Ruth Chang (Rutgers University)
20:00     Dinner

This conference is made possible by Bogazici University Rector’s Conference and Workshop Support.
All are welcome.

 

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Written by Irem Kurtsal Steen

September 26, 2013 at 9:52 pm

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