Fabienne Peter – Normative Facts and Reasons

Event Date: 29 October 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Fabienne Peter (Warwick) – Normative Facts and Reasons Fabienne Peter is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick and currently the Head of Department. She specializes in moral and political philosophy and in epistemology. The justification of political …

Sarah Fine – Refugees, Safety and a Decent Human Life

Event Date: 15 October 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sarah Fine (KCL) – Refugees, Safety and a Decent Human Life Sarah Fine is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at King’s College London. She is also a Fellow at the Forum for European Philosophy. She co-edited (with Lea Ypi) Migration …

Jonathan Wolff – Equality and Hierarchy

Event Date: 1 October 2018 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Jonathan Wolff (Oxford) – Equality and Hierarchy As the first talk for the 2018-19 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Jonathan Wolff (University of Oxford) as the 111th President of the …

Victoria McGeer – Intelligent Capacities

Event Date: 18 June 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Victoria McGeer (Princeton) – Intelligent Capacities Victoria McGeer is a Senior Research Scholar in the Center for Human Values and Lecturer in Philosophy at Princeton University. She is also a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Philosophy at the …

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 …