Holly Lawford-Smith – Collective Culpability and Collective Punishment

Event Date: 4 June 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Holly Lawford-Smith (Melbourne) – What’s wrong with Collective Punishment? Holly Lawford-Smith is a senior lecturer in political philosophy at the University of Melbourne. She held previous positions at the University of Sheffield and the Australian National University. She is currently …

Lisa Shapiro – Assuming Epistemic Authority

Event Date: 21 May 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University) – Assuming Epistemic Authority Lisa Shapiro is Professor of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University. Her research concerns accounts of human nature in the 17th and 18th centuries. In particular, she is interested the place of …

Alison Hills – Moral and Aesthetic Virtue

Event Date: 23 April 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Alison Hills (Oxford) – Moral and Aesthetic Virtue Alison Hills is Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy at St John’s College, University of Oxford. Her research is in Moral Philosophy. Her PhD was on Kant’s moral theory, in particular, on whether Kant …

Martin Saar – What is Social Philosophy?

Event Date: 19 March 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Martin Saar (Frankfurt) – What is Social Philosophy? Or, Order, Practice, Subject Martin Saar is professor of social philosophy at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main (since fall 2017). He has taught in Bremen, Hamburg, Berlin and Leipzig. His areas …

Sarah Moss – Moral Encroachment

Event Date: 19 February 2018 Notting Hill Room CIEE Global Institute 46 – 47 Russell Square London WC1B 4JP The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sarah Moss (University of Michigan) – Moral Encroachment Sarah Moss is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan. She works primarily in epistemology and the philosophy of language, and often on questions at …

Alex Voorhoeve – Epicurus on Pleasure, the Complete Life, and Death: A Partial Defence

Event Date: 19 February 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Alex Voorhoeve (LSE) – Epicurus on Pleasure, the Complete Life, and Death: A Partial Defence Alex Voorhoeve is Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He works …

Craig French – Naïve Realism and Diaphaneity

Event Date: 5 February 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Craig French (Nottingham) – Naïve Realism and Diaphaneity Craig French is a philosopher of mind & psychology at the University of Nottingham.   accompanying handout [pdf] share this entry:

Sarah Sawyer – The Importance of Concepts

Event Date: 22 January 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sarah Sawyer (Sussex) – The Importance of Concepts Sarah Sawyer is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. She has published on externalism and singular thought in the philosophy of mind, on proper names and fictional terms in …

Laurent Jaffro – Forgiveness and Weak Agency

Event Date: 27 November 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Laurent Jaffro (Sorbonne) – Forgiveness and Weak Agency Laurent Jaffro is professor of moral philosophy at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne since 2009 and a senior fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France since 2017. He is presently visiting professor at …