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.
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.