Schedule

  • All sessions take place in room 3.10/11 at the Dugald Stewart Building, University of Edinburgh. (Tea & coffee will be available on the 7th floor. See below for more.)
  • All sessions are pre-read; participants are expected to have read the papers in advance. Register at foundationsofnormativity4@gmail.com to access the papers.

Thursday, June 14

9.00 – 10.30 am:

  • Speaker: Evgenia Mylonaki (Athens & College Year in Athens), ‘Perceptual Intuitionism and McDowell’s Challenge; a Murdochian Perspective on Moral Perception
  • Commentator: James Brown (Edinburgh)
  • Chair: Silvan Wittwer (Edinburgh)

10.30 – 11.00 am: Tea & coffee available (on 7th floor)

11.00 am – 12.30 pm:

  • Speaker: Justin Clarke-Doane (Columbia), ‘Objectivity and Evaluation’
  • Commentator: Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh)
  • Chair: Chris Cowie (Durham)

12.30 – 2.00 pm: Lunch (own arrangements)

2.00 – 3.30 pm:

  • Speaker: Jared Riggs (Toronto), ‘Normative Pluralism as a Response to Causal Debunking’
  • Commentator: Neil Sinclair (Nottingham)
  • Chair: Claire Field (St. Andrews)

3.30 – 4 pm: Tea & coffee available (on 7th floor)

4.00 – 5.30 pm:

  • Speaker: Chelsea Rosenthal (NYU), ‘What Decision Theory Can’t Tell Us About Moral Uncertainty’
  • Commentator: Holly Lawford-Smith (Melbourne)
  • Chair: Patrick Denning (Edinburgh)

7.30 pm: Drinks at Auld Hoose & workshop dinner at Kismot.

 

Friday, June 15

8.30 – 9.00 am: Tea & coffee available (on 7th floor)

9.00 – 10.30 am:

  • Speaker: Silvan Wittwer (Edinburgh), ‘Evolutionary Debunking, Self-Defeat and Total Evidence’
  • Commentator: Camil Golub (Rutgers-Newark)
  • Chair: James Brown (Edinburgh)

10.30 – 11.00 am: Tea & coffee available (on 7th floor)

11.00 am – 12.30 pm:

  • Speaker: Paulina Sliwa (Cambridge), ‘Varieties of Moral Advice’
  • Commentator: Elinor Mason (Edinburgh)
  • Chair: Teemu Toppinen (Helsinki)

12.30 – 2.00 pm: Lunch (own arrangements)

2.00 – 3.30 pm:

  • Speaker: Max Lewis (UPenn), ‘The New Puzzle of Moral Deference’
  • Commentator: Lani Watson (Edinburgh)
  • Chair: Elinor Mason (Edinburgh)

3.30 – 4 pm: Tea & coffee available (on 7th floor)

4.00 – 5.30 pm:

  • Speaker: Sarah McGrath (Princeton), ‘Philosophical Methodology and Levels of Generality’
  • Commentator: Mike Ridge (Edinburgh)
  • Chair: Geoff Sayre-McCord (UNC-Chapel Hill)
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