Program for the Arizona Ethics Workshop below the fold, and also at the Workshop web site.


The links now go only to the program page instead of to the papers, but that will be fixed on the workshop web page in December when the papers are all in.

Thursday January 5, 2012

5:15–6:30 pm Mark van Roojen (University of Nebraska)
Scanlon’s Promising Proposal and the Right Kind of Reasons to Believe
Chair: TBA

7:00 pm Dinner (location, TBA)

Friday January 6, 2012

8:30–9:40am Paul Hurley (Claremont McKenna College)
Consequentializing and Deontologizing: Clogging the Consequentialist Vacuum
Chair: Brad Cokelet (University of Miami)

9:50–11:00am Paul Bloomfield (University of Connecticut)
Some Intellectual Aspects of Moral Virtues
Chair: Sven Nyholm (University of Michigan)

11:10–12:20pm Gwen Bradford (Rice University)
Evil Achievements and the Principle of Recursion
Chair: Daniel Star (Boston University)

12:30–1:30pm Lunch on your own

1:30–2:40pm Howard Nye (University of Alberta)
The Doctrine of Double Effect as an Objective Principle
Chair: TBA

2:50–4:00pm David Sobel (University of Nebraska)
Backing Away from Self-Ownership
Chair: Carla Bagnoli (University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee)

Frances Kamm (Harvard University)
Harming People
Chair: Andrew Ross (Queen's University)

6:30pm Dinner (location, TBA)

Saturday January 7, 2012


8:30–9:40am Dave Shoemaker (Tulane University)
On Criminal and Moral Responsibility
Chair: Douglas Portmore (Arizona State University)

9:50–11:00am Sarah Stroud (McGill University)
They Can’t Take That Away from Me: Restricting the Reach of Morality’s Demands
Chair: TBA

11:10–12:20pm Ralph Wedgwood (University of Oxford)
Why Morality Provides Overriding Reasons for Action
Chair: Kelly Heuer (Georgetown University)

12:30–1:30pm Workshop-sponsored lunch buffet,
Westward Look

1:30–2:40pm Dale Dorsey (University of Kansas)
Consequentialism, Procedural Ignorance, and Moral Theory
Chair: TBA

2:50–4:00pm Vanessa Carbonell (University of Cincinnati)
What We Know and What We Owe
Chair: TBA

Roger Crisp (University of Oxford)
Supererogation and Virtue
Chair: Julia Annas (University of Arizona)

6:30pm Dinner at El Charro, located on Oracle Rd, north of Ina Road. Fixed menu, set price.

3 Replies to “Arizona Ethics 2012

  1. Do I count 8 Soupers in the mix?! Nice! We will surely dominate at the scheduled water polo match.

  2. Now that Pea Soup has taken over are you four all going to Disney World? Or are your sick dreams of world conquest unsated?

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