“Ethics and Explanation” Conference, University of Nottingham, 18th-19th November 2011

The excellent lineup is below the fold.  For more information, go to the conference web site.

Also, a small number of student bursaries are available to cover up to 50% of the conference and accommodation fees only, offered on a first come first served basis. To apply for a student bursary please contact Dr. Neil Sinclair.
 
To participate please register online here (early registration would be greatly appreciated).


Friday, 18 November, 2011
 
1-2:30 Pekka Väyrynen (Leeds): “Two Sorts of 'Because' Claims in Ethics”
 
2:45-4:15 Jason Bridges (Chicago): “Moral Rationalism and the Explanatory Role of Reasons”

Comments by Maureen Sie (Erasmus)

4:30-6:00 Keynote Address – Prof. Alex Miller (Birmingham):“Moral Explanation for Moral Antirealism”

Saturday, 19 November, 2011

9:30-10:50 Toby Handfield (Monash): “Chance, Morals and Anti-Realism”

Comments by Ryo Chonabayashi (Cardiff)

11-12:20 Barry DeCoster (Michigan State University): “Exploring the Normative Dimensions of Constructing Scientific Explanations”

Comments by Kate Abramson (Indiana)

13-14:20 Debbie Roberts (York): “Evaluative Dependence: Grounding and Explanation”

Comments by Geoffrey Ferrari (Oxford)

14:30-15:50 Ty Landrum (Virginia): “Explaining Oneself”

Comments by Kenny Walden (Dartmouth)