2019 – 2020, Semester 2 Talks:
- Wednesday 5th February, 2019 – Gordon Graham (Princeton) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Democracy, Authority, and God
- Wednesday 19th February, 2020 – Cécile Fabre (Oxford) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Military Intervention in Inter-State Conflicts
2019 – 2020, Semester 1 Talks:
- Thursday 12th September, 2019 – Daniel Munoz (Monash) from 2pm to 3:30pm in Edgecliffe 104 – Three Paradoxes of Supererogation
- Wednesday 18th September, 2019 – Hud Hudson (Western Washington University) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Iblis, Abraham, and Teleological Suspensions
- Monday 23th September 2019 – Krister Bykvist (Stockholm) 11am – 12:30pm Edgecliffe 104 – Taking Values Seriously
- Wednesday 25th September, 2019 – Kristoffer Ahlstrom‐Vij (Birkbeck College, University of London) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Did the 2016 Referendum Reflect the ‘Will of the People’?
- Wednesday 2nd October, 2019 – Andrew Mason (Warwick) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – When are Appearance Norms Unjust?
- Wednesday 9th October, 2019 – Tommy Curry (Edinburgh) from 11am to 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Ad Limen Homini: Caricatures of Man within the Schema of Racial Disposability
- Wednesday 16th October, 2019 – Vanessa Wills (George Washington University) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Black Woman Marxists on Race, Gender, and Class
- Wednesday 6th November, 2019 – Serena Parekh (Northeastern) – from 11am to 12:30 pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Global Refugee Crisis as a Structural Injustice
- Friday 8th November, Joe Horton (UCL) from 14:00 – 15:30 in Edgecliffe G03 – Existential Complaints
- Wednesday 13th November 2019 – Thomas Schmidt (Humboldt University, Berlin) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Moral Obligation, Moral Reasons, and Supererogation
- Wednesday 20th November 2019 – Brad Hooker (Reading) from 11am – 12:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Are Deep Personal Relationships Elements of Well-Being?
- Thursday 5th December, 2019 – Tom Simpson (Oxford) Political leadership, trust, and the Overton window from 2pm – 3:30pm in Edgecliffe G03 – Political Leadership, Trust, and the Overton Window
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:
- Week 2: Larry Temkin (Rutgers): (Philosophy Society Talk) Monday 5 Feb, 8-9:30pm in Arts Lecture Theatre and (CEPPA Talk) Tuesday 6 Feb, 4.30pm-6pm in Edgecliffe 104
- Week 3: Saturday and Sunday 17-18 Feb CEPPA Graduate Conference (Edgecliffe 104)
- Week 4: Sophie Grace Chappell (Open): Wednesday 21 Feb, 11am-12:30pm in Edgecliffe 104
- Week 8: Alexander Prescott-Couch (Oxford): Monday 2 April, 4-5:30pm in Edgecliffe 104 and Sam Rickless (UCSD): Thursday 5 April, 5-6:30pm in Edgecliffe 104
- Week 8: Panel discussion at the Edinburgh Science Festival Thursday 5 April, 5:30pm Main Hall, Summerhall, Edinburgh
- Week 9: Teresa Bejan (Oxford): Tuesday 10 April, 5.30pm to 7pm in Edgecliffe 104
- Week 10: CEPPA/Philosophy Society Talk by Daniel Weinstock (McGill) Monday 16 April, 4:30pm to 6pm at the Quaker Meeting House on 2 Howard Place
- Week 12: Paton Colloquium, Wednesday 2 May, in St Mary’s Quadrangle, South Street (talks begin at 10am)
- Week 13: Dhananjay Jagannathan (Columbia): Tuesday 8 May, 4-6pm in Edgecliffe G03 and Human Rights Conference (International Relations): Thursday and Friday 10-11 May (from 10.15 Thurs and 9.30am Fri) in the Byre Theatre Studio
- Week 15 2018 Knox Lecture: Melissa Lane (Princeton): Monday 21 May 5:15-6:45pm in School III
- Week 16 Jason Raibley (CSU Long Beach) 28 May 4-5:30pm Arts Lecture Theatre
- Week 17 Jonathan Coffey (BBC) 4 Jun 12:30-2pm Parliament Hall
- Week 17 JS Mill Cup: Wednesday 6 June, 12 noon to 7pm in Schools I through VI
- Week 18 Geoff Sayre-McCord (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) 12 Jun 2-3:30pm Edgecliffe 104
- Week 20 Andrew Cullison (The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University) 29th June 4:15 – 5:45pm Edgecliffe 104
- Week 23 Leif Wenar (King’s College London) 20th July 1.30pm – 3pm in Edgecliffe 104
For details of past events, please see Conferences and Symposia, Knox Lectures, Philosophy and Policy Lectures, Paton 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
- 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)
- 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)
- ‘Living Ethically in the 21st Century’, 2017 Knox Lecture, 24 May 2017 from 5.15pm to 6.45pm in the Buchanan Lecture Theatre.