The Good Life: Theory and Practice

June 8, 2012
Philosophy Department, University of Birmingham

G51
European Research Institute
Birmingham, UK B15 2TT
United Kingdom

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Main speakers:

Beverley Clack
Oxford Brookes University
Mozaffar Qizilbash
University of York, UK
Stephen Wilkinson
Keele University
James Wilson
University College London

Organisers:

Ben Bessey
University of Birmingham
Sarah-Louise Johnson
University of Birmingham
Herjeet Marway
University of Birmingham
Peter West-Oram
University of Birmingham

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Conceptions of the Good Life have an obvious place in normative theory, and a clear relevance for a wide range of practical concerns. This workshop will bring together scholars and students from a variety of disciplines who are working on a range of issues for presentations and discussion, with the hope of illuminating the relationship that theory has to practice here. Focal points for discussion with attention to the role of the Good Life will include (but will not be limited to): bioethics, capability, paternalism, well-being, perfectionism, justice, and loss.

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June 1, 2012, 5:00pm BST

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