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Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Diane Jeske, Iowa)

Friday March 11, 2022, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Ethics and Political Philosophy Research Group is pleased to welcome as guest speaker Diane Jeske, a professor of Philosophy at the University of Iowa. Dr. Jeske’s published work in ethics addresses topics such as the grounds of special obligations to intimates, the nature of friendship, utilitarianism versus deontology, political obligation, and the nature of reasons. Her areas of specialization include ethical theory, the history of ethics, moral psychology and epistemology, political philosophy, and the philosophy of law. She also teaches critical reasoning and applied ethics.

Please note that this lecture has been moved entirely online.

Join the meeting: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/85858030939

Talk Title

My Friend or My Friendship? Individuals vs. Relationships as Grounds of Special Obligations

Talk Abstract


About the Ethics and Political Philosophy Group

The Ethics and Political Philosophy Group meets periodically throughout the year to discuss topics in value theory and related fields, including meta-ethics, normative ethics, applied ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, moral psychology, practical reason, agency, and identity.



Friday March 11, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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