Heather Widdows – No Duty To Resist: Why individual resistance is an ineffective response to dominant beauty ideals

Event Date: 18 October 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Heather Widdows (Birmingham) – No Duty To Resist: Why individual resistance is an ineffective response to dominant beauty ideals In this paper I argue that the way to reduce the power of overdemanding beauty ideals is not to advocate that …

Robert Stern – ‘How is human freedom compatible with the authority of the Good?’

Event Date: 4 October 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: The 114th Presidential Address As the first talk for the 2021-22 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Robert Stern (University of Sheffield) as the 114th President of the Aristotelian Society. The Society’s …

Julia Borcherding – “I wish my Speech were like a Loadstone”: Cavendish on Love and Self-Love

Event Date: 28 June 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Julia Borcherding (Cambridge) – “I wish my Speech were like a Loadstone”: Cavendish on Love and Self-Love Julia Borcherding is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. Before moving to Cambridge, she was a Bersoff Faculty Fellow at New …

Michael Beaney – Swimming Happily in Chinese Logic

Event Date: 21 June 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Michael Beaney (Aberdeen/ Humboldt University Berlin) – Swimming Happily in Chinese Logic Michael Beaney (毕明安) is Regius Professor of Logic at the University of Aberdeen, Professor of the History of Analytic Philosophy at the Humboldt University in Berlin, and Visiting …

Corine Besson – Knowing How to Reason Logically

Event Date: 7 June 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Corine Besson (Sussex) – Knowing How to Reason Logically Corine Besson is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. She did her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and French Literature at the University of Geneva. She went to …

Kenny Easwaran – A New Method for Value Aggregation

Event Date: 24 May 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Kenny Easwaran (Texas A&M University) – A New Method for Value Aggregation Kenny Easwaran is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. He did his PhD in the Group in Logic and the Methodology of Science at UC Berkeley, …

Joseph Chan – Equality, Friendship, and Politics

Event Date: 10 May 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Joseph Chan (Princeton) – Equality, Friendship, and Politics Joseph Chan is Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at The University of Hong Kong. He is Global Scholar and Visiting Professor at the University Center for Human Values …

Ralf Bader – Coincidence and Supervenience

Event Date: 26 April 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Ralf M. Bader (Université de Fribourg, Switzerland) – Coincidence and Supervenience Ralf M. Bader is a professor of philosophy at the Université de Fribourg in Switzerland, where he holds the chair for ethics and political philosophy. His research focuses on …

Helga Varden – Kant and Arendt on Barbaric and Totalitarian Evil

Event Date: 22 March 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Helga Varden (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) – Kant and Arendt on Barbaric and Totalitarian Evil Helga Varden is Professor of Philosophy and Gender and Women Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has held visiting positions at …

Nicolas Cornell – Gambling on Others and Relying on Others

Event Date: 8 March 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Nicolas Cornell (University of Michigan) – Gambling on Others and Relying on Others Nicolas Cornell is Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. He works in normative ethics, contract law, and private law theory. His writing has …