Fundamentality and Grounding in Metaphysics and in Ethics

October 10, 2013 - October 12, 2013
Philosophy Department, Bogazici University

South Campus, Bogazici University
İstanbul
Turkey

Keynote speakers:

Ruth Chang
Rutgers University
Janice Dowell
Syracuse University
John Hawthorne
Oxford University

Organisers:

Irem Kurtsal Steen
Bogazici University

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Keynote Speakers: Ruth Chang, Janice Dowell, John Hawthorne

Invited Participants: Tristram McPherson, Pekka Väyrynen

October 10 Thursday

10:00 – 12:00      Alexander Steinberg (University of Hamburg)

                            “Holism about Moral Reasons and Universalizability”

12:00 – 13:00      Lunch                   

13:00 – 15:00      Derek Baker (Lingnan University)

                            “Why Should I—If You Can’t Explain Normativity?”

15:00 – 15:15      Coffee Break

15:15 – 17:15      Ana Laura Edelhoff (Humboldt-Universitat Zu Berlin)

                            “Grounding in Aristotle”

17:15 – 18:00      Coffee Break

18:00 – 19:40      Keynote Speaker: John Hawthorne (Oxford University)

20:00                   Dinner

October 11 Friday

10:00 – 12:00      Jussi Suikkanen (University of Birmingham)

                            “Ethical Theories and the Correlation Problem”

12:00 – 13:00      Lunch

13:00 – 15:00      Ralf Bader (New York University)

                            “Two Levels of Good-Making”

15:00 – 15:15      Coffee Break

15:15 – 17:15      Tristram McPherson (Virginia Tech) TBA

17:15 – 18:00      Coffee Break

18:00 – 19:40      Keynote Speaker: Janice Dowell (Syracuse University)

20:00                Dinner

October 12 Saturday

10:00 – 12:00      Ryo Chonabayashi

                            “Normative Explanations and Reductive Explanation Problem”

12:00 – 13:00      Lunch                   

13:00 – 15:00      Andrew Jones (St. Louis University)

                          “Moral Supervenience, Dispositional Essentialism, and Robust Metaethical Realism”

15:00 – 15:15      Coffee Break

15:15 – 17:15      Pekka Väyrynen (University of Leeds) TBA

17:15 – 18:00      Coffee Break

18:00 – 19:40      Keynote Speaker: Ruth Chang (Rutgers University)

20:00                   Dinner

This conference is made possible by Bogazici University Rectors' Conference and Workshop Support.

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