Mad Meta 2010 Program

The program for the Madison Metaethics Workshop is up. Looks great. I've put it here below the fold; for the program and more information about the workshop, here's a link to the site.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24 

9am – 10:15am           KENNY
WALDEN
(MIT)
                                 How to Ground Normativity in the
Demands of Agency

                                 Chair:  Ryan Milsap (Maryland)

10:45am – Noon         VALERIE
TIBERIUS
(Minnesota)
                                Open-Mindedness and Normative
Contingency

                                Chair: Justin Clarke-Doane (NYU)

1:45pm – 3pm            MATT EVANS (NYU)
& NISHI
SHAH
(Amherst)
                                 Mental Agency and Metaethics
                                 Chair: Paul Bloomfield (Connecticut)

3:15pm – 4:30pm       JACOB ROSS (USC)
                                Rationality, Normativity, and
Commitment

                                Chair: Eric Wiland (UM-St. Louis)
                                                                                   

4:45pm – 6pm            DAVID COPP (UC-Davis)
             Experiments, Intuitions and
Methodology in Moral and Political Theory

                                 Chair: Robert Mabrito (N.C. State)

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


SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25 

9am – 10:15am          JANICE
DOWELL
(Nebraska)
                                Contextualist Solutions to Three
Puzzles about Practical Conditionals

                               
Chair:
Howard Nye (Alberta)

10:45am – Noon         MATTHEW
CHRISMAN
(Edinburgh)
                                The Meaning of ‘Ought’
                                Chair: Bart Streumer (Reading)

1:30pm – 2:45pm        PEKKA
VÄYRYNEN
(Leeds)
                                 Thick Concepts and Presupposition
                                 Chair: Teemu Toppinen (Helsinki)

3:00pm – 4:30pm        STEPHEN
DARWALL
(Yale)         ***KEYNOTE ADDRESS***
                                 Bipolar Obligation
                                 Chair: David Sobel (Nebraska)
                                   
4:45pm – 6pm             SEAN McKEEVER
(Davidson) & MICHAEL RIDGE
(Edinburgh)
                                
Elusive Reasons

                                 Chair: Christine Tappolet (Montreal)

6:30pm                        DINNER                     (University
Club    803 State Street)
Advanced
registration required. Email  Russ Shafer-Landau (shaferlandau@wisc.edu) to
reserve a spot by Sept. 20th


SUNDAY SEPTEMBER
26

9:30am – 10:45am     
TRISTRAM McPHERSON
(Minnesota-Duluth)
                                 Ethical Non-Naturalism and the
Metaphysics of Supervenience

                                 Chair: Fred Schueler (Delaware)

11:00am -12:15pm     KARL
SCHAFER
(Pittsburgh)
                                How to be a Modern Moral
Anti-Realist

                               
Chair:
Carla Bagnoli (UW-Milwaukee)