Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Meena Krishnamurthy, Queens)

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.

Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Tristram McPherson, Ohio State)

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.

Colloquium (Caspar Hare, MIT)

Caspar Hare, a professor of Philosophy at MIT, has main professional interests in ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. His recent work has sought to bring ideas about practical rationality and metaphysics to bear on issues in normative ethics and epistemology.

CPAMP Work-in-Progress (WIP) Talk (Sukaina Hirji, Pennsylvania)

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.

Author Meets Critics: Faces of Inequality: A Theory of Wrongful Discrimination

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

Workshop on “The Radical Demand in Løgstrup’s Ethics” by Robert Stern

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.