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Moral Philosophy Reading Group

Moral Philosophy Reading Group Description: This group reads and discusses an article per week, chosen by a different member each time. Day/time: Wednesdays 3pm to 4pm on Teams. Organizer: Theron Pummer (tgp4).

CEPPA Talk – Thomas Hurka (University of Toronto)

Title: "Against 'Good For,' Against 'Well-Being'" Abstract: This paper challenges the widely held view that ‘good for’, ‘well- being’, and related terms express a distinctive evaluative concept of central importance for ethics and separate from ‘simply good’ as used by G.E. Moore and others. More specifically, it argues that there’s no philosophically useful good-for or well-being […]

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Moral Philosophy Reading Group

Moral Philosophy Reading Group Description: This group reads and discusses an article per week, chosen by a different member each time. Day/time: Wednesdays 3pm to 4pm on Teams. Organizer: Theron Pummer (tgp4).

CEPPA Talk – Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University)

Title: “Epistemic Reparations and the Right to be Known” Abstract: In this paper, I provide an account of the epistemic significance of the phenomenon of “being known” and the relationship it has to reparations that are distinctively epistemic. Drawing on a framework provided by the United Nations of the “right to know,” I argue that […]

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Moral Philosophy Reading Group

Moral Philosophy Reading Group Description: This group reads and discusses an article per week, chosen by a different member each time. Day/time: Wednesdays 3pm to 4pm on Teams. Organizer: Theron Pummer (tgp4).

CEPPA Talk – Linda Martín Alcoff (City University of New York)

Event co-Hosted with ECT and FPST. Title: Extractivist epistemologies Abstract: This paper (which is very much a work in progress) will develop the concept of extractivist epistemology as a way to think through the effect of colonialism on knowing practices. Extractivist epistemologies work analogously to extractivist capitalism: seeking an epistemic resource of some sort---such as […]

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Moral Philosophy Reading Group

Moral Philosophy Reading Group Description: This group reads and discusses an article per week, chosen by a different member each time. Day/time: Wednesdays 3pm to 4pm on Teams. Organizer: Theron Pummer (tgp4).

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Moral Philosophy Reading Group

Moral Philosophy Reading Group Description: This group reads and discusses an article per week, chosen by a different member each time. Day/time: Wednesdays 3pm to 4pm on Teams. Organizer: Theron Pummer (tgp4).

CEPPA Talk – Peter Railton (University of Michigan)

Climate Change, COVID-19, Justice, and Quality of Life Abstract: Justice would appear to require that those who are the principal beneficiaries of a history of economic and political behavior that has resulted in harmful global climate change should bear a correspondingly large share of the burden in contending with these harms worldwide. At the same time, […]

CEPPA Talk – Jennifer Morton (University of Pennsylvania)

Title: An Agential Account of Poverty Abstract: Poverty has traditionally been conceived as a state of deprivation. To be poor is to lack something that is essential to human flourishing. How that something is conceived—in terms of welfare, resources, or capabilities—and how it is to be measured—in absolute terms or as relative to a social […]

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