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Reason and Agency - 16th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference

Reason and Agency - 16th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference
170 St. George Street, JHB Room 100
Time: May 5th, 9:30 am End: May 5th, 7:00 pm
Interest Categories: Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Humanities, 2000-
Keynote by Helen Steward, Leeds University

The Department of Philosophy presents

Reason & Agency - 2016 Philosophy Grad Conference

The 16th Annual University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Philosophy will be taking place on May 5 & 6, 2016 in two locations over the two days: the May 5 sessions will take place in Room 100 (Main Floor Conference Room) in the Jackman Humanities Building at 170 St. George Street, and the May 6 sessions will take place in the Centre for Ethics, Room 200, Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place.

Keynote addresses will be given by Helen Steward (Leeds) on "Bradley's Regress and a Problem in Action Theory" on May 5, and by Kieran Setiya (MIT) on "Retrospection" on May 6.

SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Jackman Humanities Building, (170 St. George St.), Room 100A

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee and Snacks
10:00 - 11:00 ‘Towards an Ecological Libertarianism', William Hornett (Sheffield)
Commentary: Aaron Henry & Parisa Moosavi (Toronto)

11:15 - 12:15 ‘Some Puzzles about Reasons', Zachary Blaesi (Texas, Austin)
Commentary: Jonathan Payton (Toronto)

12:15 - 1:45 Lunch Break

1:45 - 2:45 ‘What 'No' Really Means', Eleanor Gordon-Smith (Sydney)
Commentary: Lisa McKeown (New School)

3:00 - 5:00 Keynote Address
‘Bradley's Regress and a Problem in Action Theory', Helen Steward (Leeds)
Commentary: Manish Oza (Toronto)

5:00 - 7:00 Reception (all conference attendees invited)
Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418

Friday, May 6, 2016
Centre for Ethics, Larkin Building (15 Devonshire Place), Room 200

9:30 – 10:00 Coffee and Snacks

10:00 – 11:00 ‘Deontological Evidentialism and the Principle that Ought Implies Can’, Luis Oliveira (UMass, Amherst)
Commentary: Emma McClure (Toronto)

11:15 – 12:15 ‘Because I Said So’, Juan Piñeros Sanchez (Yale)
Commentary: John Bunke (Toronto)

12:15 – 1:45 Lunch Break

1:45 – 2:45 ‘Reason, Reasoning, and Weakness of Will’, Jeremiah Carey (Berkeley)
Commentary: Mason Westfall & Rory Harder (Toronto)

3:00 – 5:00 Keynote Address
‘Retrospection’, Kieran Setiya (MIT)
Commentary: Benjamin Wald (Toronto)

6:00– 8:00 Conference Dinner (for invited guests)
Location: The Host (14 Prince Arthur Ave.)

For further information, please contact the Department of Philosophy at 416-978-3311

 

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