Mark UNESCO World Philosophy Day with a lecture by Miranda Fricker of CUNY’s Graduate Center. Professor Fricker’s research includes feminist philosophy, social epistemology, and moral philosophy.
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?”
Prof. Fleischaker’s research is primarily in moral and political philosophy, the history of philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and aesthetics. His talk is titled “Empathy and Perspective: A Smithian Conception of Humanity.”
Speakers include Andrew Youpa (Southern Illinois University), John Carriero (UCLA), Matthew Kisner (University of South Carolina), Sanem Soyarslan (North Carolina State University), and Justin Steinberg (CUNY Brooklyn).
Prof. Hurka, recipient of a 2017 Killam Prize in the Humanities, will deliver a public lecture under the title of “The Intrinsic Values of Knowledge and Achievement”.