Event Date: 29 April 2019
University of London
London WC1E 7HU
The Aristotelian Society presents:
Professor Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona State) – Responsibilities and Taking On Responsibility
Cheshire Calhoun is CLAS Trustee Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University and chair of the American Philosophical Association’s board of officers. Her work spans the philosophical subdisciplines of normative ethics, moral psychology, philosophy of emotion, feminist philosophy, and gay and lesbian philosophy. She has recently published a collection of previously published essays under the title Moral Aims: Essays on the Importance of Getting it Right and Practicing Morality with Others (OUP 2016), and a new book titled Doing Valuable Time: The Present, the Future, and Meaningful Living (OUP 2018). She is series editor for Oxford University Press’s Studies in Feminist Philosophy. Her essay “Geographies of Meaningful Living” won the 2015 Journal of Applied Philosophy essay prize; and her essays on forgiveness and civility were included in the Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best philosophy essays published in a year (1992, 2000).