The University of Toronto’s Daniel Scott Walsh will present a talk the action theory of his late mentor, Joseph Boyle.
Daniel Walsh is a recent PhD graduate from the department. Please join us for his practice job talk, which will begin at 3:00 PM sharp. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85101879314?pwd=TzVNTnVPYnF4Vmc4bC9JRnBsK2FuQT09 Meeting ID: 851 0187 9314 Passcode: 0keA9b Talk Title The Causal Theory of Action Talk Abstract In the causal theory of action, … Read More
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.
Federica Berdini received her PhD from the University of Bologna’s Science, Cognition, and Technology program. Dr. Berdini’s research is in philosophy of action and philosophy of psychology. Her talk is titled: “Agency’s Constitutive Normativity: An Elucidation”.
Prof. Wolf will discuss similarities and differences between aesthetic and moral responsibility and speculate on what a consideration of aesthetic responsibility tells us about both responsibility and humanity.