Fifth Annual Tennessee Value and Agency (TVA ) Conference: Pleasure and Pain

September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee

Friday sessions in Hodges Library; others in 1210 McClung Tower
Knoxville 37996
United States

Keynote speakers:

Michael Brady
University of Glasgow
Peter Railton
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Organisers:

Jon Garthoff
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kristina Gehrman
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Clerk Shaw
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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9/30 (sessions in Hodges Library--see below for rooms)

1:10-2:10: Grace Helton, Princeton University: "The Emotion Model of Implicit Bias" (Hodges Library 213)

2:20-3:20: Josh May, University of Alabama, Birmingham: "The Limits of Emotion in Moral Judgment" (Hodges Library 213)

3:30-5:00: Peter Railton, University of Michigan: "Moral Learning" (Hodges Library, Lindsay Young Auditorium)

10/1 (all sessions in McClung Tower 1210)

9:00-10:00 Travis Butler, Iowa State University: "Affect and Belief in the Socratic Theory of Caring"

10:10-11:10 Erica Holberg, Utah State University: "Kant's Pleasure in the Agreeable and Empiricist Conceptions of Pleasure"

11:20-12:20 Chris Heathwood, CU-Boulder: "Unconscious Pleasures and Animal Pleasures: Two Challenges for Attitudinal Theories of Pleasure and Pain"

2:00-3:00 Charlie Kurth, Washington University in St. Louis: "Anxiety's Aretaic Value"

3:10-4:10 Krista Thomason, Swarthmore College and Jeremy Schwartz, Texas Tech University: "Putting Emotions in their Place: Questioning the Duty to Cultivate Moral Emotions"

4:30-6:00 Michael Brady, University of Glasgow: "Suffering and Virtue"

10/2 (all sessions in McClung Tower 1210)

9:00-10:00 Craig Agule, UCSD: "Paying Attention to Standing"

10:10-11:10 Katherine Allen, independent scholar: "Epistemological Emotions, Erotetic Fictions and the Narrative Itch"

11:20-12:20 Tom Hanauer, UC Riverside: "What is the Pleasure of Sublimity?"

Any questions may be directed to Clerk Shaw (jshaw15@utk.edu).  We expect to be able to arrange onsite childcare.  Please tell us if you plan to take advantage of that possibility, or if you require any other accommodations.

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