Tristram McPherson is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Ohio State University. The core of his research centres on foundational philosophical questions about ethics, for example, whether it can be an objective fact that an action is right (or wrong). He also thinks about substantive questions in ethics, including the ethics of our relationships to non-human animals and the ethical significance of climate change.
This year’s Roseman Lecture will be delivered by Cécile Fabre, a professor of political philosophy and senior research fellow at All Souls College at the University of Oxford.
Jeff Noonan has maintained broad and interdisciplinary research interests for almost 20 years, especially in social and political philosophy.
Robert Mason is a graduate student in philosophy at the University of Toronto. His research interests are in ethics and early modern philosophy.
Julia Staffel specializes in formal epistemology and traditional epistemology, and her work also relates to issues in philosophical logic, philosophy of mind and the philosophy of science. In this talk she will argue that there is a large class of rationality judgments we routinely endorse that fall neither into the category of doxastic nor the category of propositional rationality.
Sophia Moreau Faculty of Law University of Toronto Commentators: Rebecca Cook (University of Toronto, Law) Deborah Hellman (University of Virginia, Law) Niko Kolodny (UC Berkeley, Philosophy) Seana Shiffrin (UCLA, Philosophy) Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus University, Political Science) ☛ please register here This book defends an original and pluralist theory of when and why discrimination … Read More
Learn more about the work of the Danish philosopher and theologian K. E. Løgstrup (1905-1981), in particular about his key text titled “The Ethical Demand” (1956) from Professor Robert Stern, the author of “The Radical Demand in Løgstrup’s Ethics.” Stern offers a full account of Løgstrup’s text and situates Løgstrup’s distinctive position in relation to Kant, Kierkegaard, Levinas, Darwall and Luther.
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.
Joseph Carens, an advocate of open borders, focuses on contemporary political theory, especially on issues related to immigration and political community.