Diane Jeske is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Iowa. Her 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.
Ron Aboodi is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He works on ethics, moral psychology, the philosophy of action, and decision theory.
Matthew Scarfone is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He works on metaethics, in particular on moral epistemology.
Meena Krishnamurthy is an assistant professor of Philosophy at Queens University whose work focuses on questions of race and caste. Currently, her particular focus lies on the role played by political emotion in Martin Luther King Jr.’s battle to end racial injustice. She is also interested in applying the thinking of Indian political philosophers about caste to the study of race and racism in the United States.
Tristram McPherson is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Ohio State University, while David Plunkett is an associate professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College. They will be speaking on the foundations of epistemic normativity.
Alex Guerrero is the Henry Rutgers Term Chair and an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He also serves as the director of the Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy. He has worked on a variety of topics in moral, legal, and political philosophy, as well as in epistemology, especially social epistemology. He has further interests in African philosophy, Latin American philosophy, and Native American philosophy.
The Ethics and Political Philosophy Interest Group and Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics, and Mind Interest Group welcome Katia Vavova, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Mount Holyoke College. Talk Title Moral Responsibility without Blame Abstract Philosophical orthodoxy has it that if you’re morally responsible for some bad act, you’re blameworthy for it. … Read More
The Ethics and Political Philosophy Research Interest Group welcomes Nomy Arpaly, professor of philosophy at Brown University. Professor Arpaly’s main research interests include ethics, moral psychology, action theory, and free will and her recent seminars have focused on moral psychology. Talk Title Deliberation and Fetish. Abstract We often take it … Read More
Garrett Cullity, Hughes Professor of Philosophy at the University of Adelaide, is a moral philosopher whose work includes publications on eight broad topics in moral philosophy, including practical reasons and rationality, value and fittingness, moral epistemology, and beneficence and aid.
Maria Alvarez, professor of philosophy at King’s College London, specializes in the philosophy of action, including the metaphysics and explanation of actions. She also teaches in the field of ethics and metaethics. Her talk will focus on the work of G. E. M. Anscombe to help elucidate the question of whether nonhuman animals have moral agency.
Geoff Sayre-McCord, the Morehead-Cain Alumni Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and the director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, has worked and published extensively on moral theory, metaethics, the history of ethics, and epistemology.
Hasko von Kriegstein’s main research interests lie in business ethics and normative ethical theory. He thinks that the most promising way of defending capitalist institutions lies in showing that they are conducive to public welfare.