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 Cohen’s research interests include the philosophy of agency, the philosophy of religion, ethical theory, and metaphysics. He will delver a talk titled “Idolatry and the Curious Case of Space Ba’al”.
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?”
The Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy is pleased to welcome Emeritus Professor Terence Irwin. Professor Irwin will deliver a talk titled “The place of habituation in Aristotelian virtue of character”.
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?”
Day one of a two-day conference on ethics co-sponsored by U of T’s Faculty of Law, Munk School of Global Affairs, and Centre for Ethics takes place at the Dept. of Philosophy. Learn more.
Robert Mason is a PhD student in U of T’s Department of Philosophy whose research is in early modern philosophy and ethics. Robert’s talk is titled “Leibniz on the Determination of Substances in Possible Worlds”.
Prof. Wolf will discuss similarities and differences between aesthetic and moral responsibility and speculate on what a consideration of aesthetic responsibility tells us about both responsibility and humanity.
Dr. Heide’s research interests include Kant, early modern philosophy, normative ethics, applied ethics, and symbolic logic.
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.