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Wanted: Expert Ethical Intuitions

Eric Schwitzgebel and Fiery Cushman are running a new version of the Moral Sense Test and they are especially interested in collecting responses from moral experts – those with graduate training in ethical or political theory.  Given the readership of this Blog, that probably includes you!

The test should take about 15-20 minutes, and Eric writes that people who have taken earlier versions of the Moral Sense Test, "have
often reported it interesting to think about the kinds of moral
dilemmas posed in the test."

If you have the extra time or want to procrastinate a bit, just click here.

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CFP: Philosophic Methodology Conference

The UT-Austin philosophy department is pleased to announce a week-long graduate student workshop on philosophical methodology, August 12 – August 16.

Possible workshop subtopics include (but are not limited to) intuition, conceptual analysis, reflective equilibrium, reduction, and ontological commitment.

Already confirmed speakers include Julia Driver (Dartmouth), Marc Moffett (Wyoming), Roy Sorensen (Dartmouth), Ernest Sosa (Rutgers), and a number of UT faculty.

We hope to accept around 10 outside graduate student participants.  If you are interested in applying, please see the website for details.

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