2018 – 2019, Semester 2 Talks:

  • Friday 8th February – Sunday, 10th February, 2019 – 2nd CEPPA Graduate Conference in Moral and Political Philosophy in Edgecliffe 104
  • Wednesday 13th February, 2019 – Jeffrey Howard (UCL) from 11am -12:30pm in Edgecliffe 104 – The Deep Morality of Free Speech
  • Thursday 7th March, 2019 – Helen Frowe (Stockholm) 4.30pm-6pm in Edgecliffe 104 – Rhodes Must Fall: Obligations to Remove Cultural Artefacts
  • Wednesday 13th March, 2019 – Hilary Greaves (Oxford) – from 11am to 12.30pm, in Edgecliffe 104 – The Case for Longtermism
  • Tuesday 16th April, 2019 – Remy Debes (Memphis) 4.15-5.45pm Edgecliffe 104 – As You See It: Human Dignity and Agential Perspective
  • Wednesday 17th April 2019 – Michael Otsuka (LSE) 10.15am to 11.45am in Edgecliffe 104 – Does the valuation of USS rest on a ‘large and demonstrable mistake’?: an informal discussion
  • Monday 22nd April 2019 – Jeff McMahan (Oxford) 5pm to 6.30pm in Edgecliffe 104 – Against Collective Responsibility
  • Wednesday 24th April, 2019 – Roger Crisp (Oxford) from 11.30am to 1pm in Edgecliffe 104 – Pessimism about the Future
  • Monday, 29th April, 2019 – Edwin Curley (Michigan) from 7pm to 9pm in the Brockway Room of Conway Hall in London (further details here) – Spinoza, the Enlightenment, and Religious Liberty
  • Wednesday 15th May, 2019 – Julia Nefsky (Toronto) 11am to 12.30pm in Edgecliffe 104 – Climate Change and Inefficacy: A Dilemma for the Expected Utility Approach, and the Need for an Imperfect View
  • Tuesday 21st May, 2019 – Knox Lecture – Susan Wolf (UNC) – from 5.15pm to 6.45pm in School III – Criticizing Blame
  • Wednesday 22nd May, 2019 – Knox Seminar – Susan Wolf (UNC) – from 11am to 12.30pm in Edgecliffe 104 – Criticizing Blame
  • Friday 24th May, 2019 – Paul Weithman (Notre Dame) – from 2pm to 3.30pm in Edgecliffe 104 – An Inconsistency in Political Realism?
  • Friday 31st May, 2019 – Johann Frick (Princeton) – from 3pm to 4.30pm in Edgecliffe 104 – Moral Dilemmas, Moral Outcome Luck, and the Two Faces of Morality
  • Thursday 6th June, 2019 – JS Mill Cup

2018 – 2019 Semester 1 Talks:

  • Wednesday 26 September, 2018- Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona) – 4.30 – 6pm in Edgecliffe 104
  • Wednesday 3rd October 2018 – Mette High (Social Anthropology, St Andrews) 11am-12.30pm in Edgecliffe 104
  • Wednesday 10th October, 2018 – Jonathan Coffey (BBC) 11am to 12.30pm in Edgecliffe 104
  • Wednesday 7 November, 2018 – Rowan Cruft (Stirling) from 11am to 12.30pm in Edgecliffe 104
  • Wednesday 14th Nov, 2018 – Elizabeth Cripps (Edinburgh) from 4:30pm to 6pm in Edgecliffe 104

2017-18 Semester 2 Talks:

For details of past events, please see Conferences and SymposiaKnox LecturesPhilosophy and Policy LecturesPaton Lectures & Colloquia, and Cook Lectures.

2017-18 Semester 1 Talks:

  • Victor Tadros (Warwick) –  (with comments by Joe Horton of UCL) 24 Oct 2017, 4-6pm Edgecliffe 104
  • Carlos Fraenkel (McGill) – 2nd Nov 2017, 4:30-6pm Edgecliffe G03
  • Elinor Mason (Edinburgh) – 15 Nov 2017, 11-1pm Edgecliffe 104
  • Fiona Woollard (Southampton) – 22 Nov 2017, 4:30-6pm Edgecliffe 104 and (Philosophy Society Talk) 23rd Nov 2017 1-2pm Arts Lecture Theatre
  • Tim Mulgan (Auckland/St Andrews) – 29 Nov 2017 11-12.30pm, Edgecliffe 104
  • Tom Simpson (Oxford) – 4 Dec 2017, 4:30-6pm Edgecliffe 104

Past Talks:

  • Geoff Sayre-McCord (UNC)
    • ‘On a Theory of a Better Morality and a Better Theory of Morality’, CEPPA Talk on Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016 from 6:05pm to 7:35pm in Edgecliffe 104.
  • Jeff McMahan (Oxford)
    • ‘Doing Good and Doing the Best’, Philosophy Society Talk on Thursday, 3 Nov 2016 from 7:45pm to 9:30pm (with comments by Theron Pummer) in School III, St Salvator’s Quad.
    • ‘Could Our Eating Animals Be Good For Them?’, CEPPA Talk on Friday, 4 Nov 2016 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm in Edgecliffe 104 (followed by reception).
  • Caspar Hare (MIT)
    • ‘The Paradox of Infinite Distrust’, Philosophy Society Talk on Monday, 23 Jan 2017 from 8pm to 9:30pm in the Arts Lecture Theatre.
    • ‘Rational Gifts’, CEPPA Talk on Tuesday, 24 Jan 2017 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm in Edgecliffe G03.
  • Paulina Sliwa (Cambridge)
    • ‘Into the Frying Pan: The Power of Excuses’, CEPPA Talk on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 from 4:15pm to 5:45 pm in the Arts Lecture Theatre. 
  • David Brink (UCSD)
    • ‘Partial Responsibility’, Philosophy Society Talk on Thursday, 13 April from 7:30pm to 9pm in the Auditorium at the Byre Theatre.
    • ‘Special Concern, Prudence, and Personal Identity’, CEPPA Talk on Friday, 14 April 2017 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm in Edgecliffe G03 (followed by reception).
  • Peter Singer (Princeton)