Past events

14
Sep
2015

Herlinde Pauer-Studer (Vienna): “A Community of Rational Beings”: Kant's Realm of Ends and the Distinction Between Internal and External Freedom

In my talk I try to present a novel account of the relationship between Kant’s ethics and Kant’s philosophy of right. I reject the familiar claim that Kant’s...
08
Sep
2015

Laurie Paul (UNC): Preference Capture

I discuss two problems of preference capture arising from puzzles for decision-making under radical epistemic and personal change. The first problem of...
07
Sep
2015

Bob Goodin (Essex/ANU): Duties of Charity, Duties of Justice

Everyone agrees we have duties of charity, however restrictive a view they take of our duties of justice. This article argues that duties of charity, properly...
01
Sep
2015

Katie Steele (LSE): 'Use-Novelty' and Evidential Support: Reflecting on Intuitions

(Based on joint work with Charlotte Werndl) This talk questions the significance of common intuitions regarding the importance of ‘use-novelty' for scientific...
31
Aug
2015

Hilary Greaves (Oxford): Extended preferences

One objection to the preference-satisfaction theory of well-being is that the theory cannot make adequate sense of interpersonal comparisons of well-being. A...
29
Aug
2015

ANU Open Day 2015

Interested in studying Philosophy? Explore the field that challenges you to query your own point of view! Academics from the School of Philosophy will be...

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