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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.


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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