Past events

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Jun
2016

Melissa Fusco (Berkeley): Deontic Disjunction

I propose a unified solution to two puzzles: Ross's puzzle (the apparent failure of 'Ought phi' to entail 'Ought (phi or psi))' and free choice permission (the...
21
Jun
2016

Jon Herington (Kansas State University): Reasons to Value the Security of Prudential Goods

Those of us who are risk averse with respect to our own wellbeing are attracted to options which promise less variance over the enjoyment of prudential goods....
20
Jun
2016

Dale Dorsey (University of Kansas): Why Should Welfare ‘Fit’?

One important proposal about the nature of well-being, prudential value, or the personal good, is that intrinsic values for a person ought to “fit” or “...
16
Jun
2016

Dale Dorsey (University of Kansas): Prudence and Past Selves

It seems a sensible platitude that prudence commands equal treatment of one’s present and future self (or selves).  The temporal location of a particular...
14
Jun
2016

Daniel Nolan (ANU): Naturalised Modal Epistemology

The metaphysics of necessity and possibility has flourished in the last half-century, but much less attention has been paid to the question of how we know what...
07
Jun
2016

Adam Bugeja (ANU): A Theory of Non-cognitive Disagreement and Some Metaethical Implications (pre-submisson presentation)

Non-cognitivists about the normative have attempted to explain our intuition that people with conflicting normative judgements disagree by (i) identifying some...
06
Jun
2016

Matthew Kopec (Charles Sturt/CAPPE): Game Theory and the Self-Fulfilling Climate Tragedy

*Please Note Location Change to Coombs Seminar Room A* It has become common practice within the game theoretic literature on climate change negotiations to...

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