Professor Sepielli is based at our Mississauga campus and researchers ethics, metaethics, moral philosophy, philosophy of law, and pragmatism. His current project explores the notion that ethics is an objective but autonomous domain of inquiry.
Professor White will deliver a talk on “Self-Prediction in Practical Reasoning” which attempts to answer the question: “Are predictions about how one will freely and intentionally behave in the future ever relevant to how one ought to behave?”
Professor Khader’s research focuses on moral and political issues relevant to women in the global South. Her work on adaptive preferences develops an approach to responding to choices made by oppressed and deprived people that perpetuate their own oppression and deprivation. She will deliver a talk titled “Transnational Feminisms and the Normativity Question”.
Professor Way’s areas of specialization are in ethics and epistemology, broadly construed. He is particularly interested in issues to do with reasons, rationality, value, and normativity, across practical and epistemic domains. He will talk on “The Distinctiveness of Fittingness” (co-authored with Conor McHugh).
Rebecca Stangl is associate professor at the University of Virginia. Prof. Stangl’s research is in ethics and the history of philosophy. She will talk on the topic of “Might Self-Cultivation be a Virtue?”
Federica Berdini received her PhD from the University of Bologna’s Science, Cognition, and Technology program. Dr. Berdini’s research is in philosophy of action and philosophy of psychology. Her talk is titled: “Agency’s Constitutive Normativity: An Elucidation”.
John M. Doris, Professor in the Philosophy–Neuroscience–Psychology Program and Philosophy Department, Washington University in St. Louis. Prof. Doris’ work is at the intersection of cognitive science, philosophical ethics, and moral psychology.
The E+P Group welcomes Oxford’s Associate Professor Guy Kahane, whose specializations are practical ethics, ethics, and moral psychology, with a particular focus on meta-ethics, value theory, applied ethics, and the evolution, psychology, and neuroscience of morality.