St Andrews CEPPA Graduate Conference

Schedule – St Andrews CEPPA Graduate Conference

17th February (location: Edgecliffe 104)
– 10am: ‘Aggregration with Constraints’, Korbinian Rüger (Oxford)
Commentator: Theron Pummer (St Andrews)
– 11.15am: Coffee
– 11.30am: Keynote 1 – ‘Longevity and Liability’, Prof Andrew Williams (ICREA & Pompeu Fabra University)
– 1pm: Lunch
– 2pm: ‘How To Avoid Three Problems for Moral Relativism: Attribute Reasons to Societies as Well as Persons!’, Michelle Dyke (NYU)
Commentator: Ben Sachs (St Andrews)
– 3.15pm: ‘Third-Factor Explanations and Disagreement in Metaethics’, Michael Klenk (Utrecht)
Commentator: Marvin Backes (St Andrews)
– 4.30pm: Coffee
– 4.45pm: ‘Terrorism as a Violent Practice of Eradication: Killing Bodies to Kill Ideas’, Lu-Vada Dunford (Toronto)
Commentator: Joe Slater (St Andrews)
– 7.30pm: Conference Dinner (North Point)

18th February (location: Edgecliffe 104)
– 10am: ‘Adaptive Preference Tradeoffs’, Audra Jenson (Virginia Tech)
Commentator: Rowan Cruft (Stirling)
– 11.15am: Coffee
– 11.30am: Keynote 2 – ‘Moral and Aesthetic Virtue’, Prof Alison Hills (Oxford)
– 1pm: Lunch
– 2pm: ‘Are Unjust Non-Combatants Liable To Attack?’, Romy Eskens (Oxford)
Commentator: Matt Clark (St Andrews)
– 3.15pm: ‘Inspiration Pornography and the Objectification of the Physically Disabled’, Nadia Mehdi (Sheffield)
Commentator: Clotilde Torregrossa (St Andrews)
– 4.30pm: Coffee
– 4.45pm: ‘Extrinsic identity, intrinsic value’, Kacper Kowalczyk (Oxford)
Commentator: Anh Quan Nguyen (St Andrews)

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For generous funding and support, we are grateful to Aristotelian Society, the Centre for Academic, Professional and Organisational Development at the University of St Andrews, the Mind Association, the Scots Philosophical Association, and the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs.




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