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 and moral philosophy.
Professor White works primarily in ethics and political philosophy, with concentrations in the notion of responsibility, partiality and impartiality, private vs. public morality, wrongdoing, and practical reasoning.He will deliver a talk on “Self-Prediction in Practical Reasoning”.
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”.