2009 Mad Meta: Program announced

Russ has released the program for the 2009 Madison Metaethics Workshop. Needless to say, it looks good.

SIXTH ANNUAL

METAETHICS WORKSHOP

University of Wisconsin – Madison
SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2009


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6th Annual Metaethics Workshop
All Sessions in 313  Pyle Center  (702 Langdon Street)

FRIDAY             SEPTEMBER 11
9am – 10:15am           JON TRESAN (Florida)
                                    Naturalistic Moral Realism, Moral Twin Earth, and the Meta-Moral Use of Moral Words
                                                                        Chair: Christian Coons (Bowling Green)

10:40am – Noon         EARL CONEE (Rochester)
                                    The Best Alternative
                                                                        Chair: David Merli (Franklin & Marshall)

1:30pm – 2:45pm       SARAH McGRATH (Princeton)
                                    Moral Knowledge and Experience
                                                                        Chair: Luke Robinson (SMU)

3:00pm – 4:30pm       CHRIS HEATHWOOD (Colorado)
                                    Desire-Based Theories of Reasons, Pleasure & Welfare
                                                                        Chair: Christian Miller (Wake Forest)
                                                                                   
4:45pm – 6pm             SHARON STREET (NYU)
                                    Evolution and the Normativity of Epistemic Reasons
                                                                        Chair: Noell Birondo (Claremont McKenna)

8pm -11 pm                RECEPTION                        (Memorial Union, Room TBA)

SATURDAY       SEPTEMBER 12
9am – 10:15am           PHIL CLARK (Toronto)
                                    Metaethics and the Mince-Pie Syllogism: Reflections on a Philosophical Joke
                                                                        Chair: Janice Dowell (Nebraska)

10:40am – Noon         CAMPBELL BROWN (Edinburgh)
                                    A New & Improved Supervenience Argument for Ethical Descriptivism
                                                                        Chair: Carla Bagnoli (UW-Milwaukee)

1:30pm – 2:45pm       DAVID SOBEL (Nebraska)
                                    Parfit’s Case against Subjectivism
                                                                        Chair: Teemu Toppinen (Helsinki)

3:00pm – 4:30pm       ALLAN GIBBARD (Michigan)
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4:45pm – 6pm             JONAS OLSON (Stockholm)
                                    Getting Real about Moral Fictionalism
                                                                        Chair: Neil Sinclair (Nottingham)

6:30pm                       DINNER                    (University Club  803 State Street)

SUNDAY             SEPTEMBER 13
9:30am – 10:45am      MATT BEDKE (British Columbia)
                                    Oughts versus Requirements
                                                                        Chair: Michael Titelbaum (Wisconsin)

11:00am -12:15pm     PAUL KATSAFANAS (New Mexico)
                                    Activity and Passivity in Reflective Agency
                                                                        Chair: TBA

More information about the Workshop, including copies of each paper (to be posted on August 13th)  can be found at the Worskhop website:
https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/shaferlandau/web/metaethics/workshop_2009/

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