2017 Workshop

The 2017 workshop took place on June 12 & 13 at the University of Edinburgh. Its focus was on moral, legal, and political normativity. This was the programme:

Monday, June 12

8:30-9:00 Tea & coffee available

9:00-10:30 John Horty (Maryland), “Common law Reasoning”
Comments: Cláudio Michelon (Edinburgh)
Chair: Kieran Oberman (Edinburgh)

10:30-11:00 Tea & coffee available

11:00-12:30 Mihaela Popa-Wyatt (Birmingham), “How Words Cause Harm”
Comments: Bryan Pickel (Edinburgh)
Chair: Debbie Roberts (Edinburgh)

12:30-14:30 Lunch (own arrangements)

14:30-16:00 Javier González de Prado Salas (UAM, Madrid), “Against the Balance of Reasons for Belief”
Comments: Mike Ridge (Edinburgh)
Chair: Guy Fletcher (Edinburgh)

16:00-16:30 Tea & coffee available

16:30-18:00 Elizabeth Harman (Princeton), “There is No Moral Ought And No Prudential Ought”
Comments: Elinor Mason (Edinburgh)
Chair: Justin Snedegar (St Andrews)

19:30 Workshop dinner

Tuesday, June 13

8:30-9:00 Tea & coffee available

9:00-10:30 Laura Valentini (LSE), “There Are No Natural Rights”
Comments: Guy Fletcher (Edinburgh)
Chair: Adam Etinson (St Andrews)

10:30-11:00 Tea & coffee available

11:00-12:30 Patrick Tomlin (Reading), “Intended and Foreseen Harming Under Uncertainty”
Comments: Kieran Oberman (Edinburgh)
Chair: Elinor Mason (Edinburgh)

12:30-14:30 Lunch (own arrangements)

14:30:16:00 Nathan Howard (USC), “Buck-Passing and the Problem of Mixed Reasons”
Comments: James Brown (Edinburgh)
Chair: Mike Ridge (Edinburgh)

16:00-16:30 Tea & coffee available

16:30-18:00 Max Hayward (Columbia), “Immoral Realism”
Comments: Silvan Wittwer (Edinburgh)
Chair: Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh)