Dates
SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2008

Keynote Speakers
Simon Blackburn (Cambridge University & University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Joseph Raz (Columbia University & Oxford University)

Program

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12

9am – 10:15am MELISSA BARRY (Williams)
Humean Theories Of Motivation
Chair: Christian Miller (Wake Forest)

10:30am – 11:45am JULIA MARKOVITS (Harvard)
Why Be An Internalist About Reasons?
Chair: Tristram McPherson (UM-Duluth)

1:30pm – 2:45pm JAMIE DREIER (Brown)
When Do Goals Explain The Norms That Advance Them?
Chair: Jon Tresan (Florida)

3:00pm – 4:30pm JOSEPH RAZ (Oxford/Columbia)
Reason & Normativity ***KEYNOTE ADDRESS***

4:45pm – 6pm MARK SCHROEDER (USC)
Value And The Right Kind Of Reason
Chair: Robert Mabrito (NC State)

8pm -11 pm RECEPTION (Memorial Union, Room TBA)

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13

9am – 10:15am JUSSI SUIKKANEN (Reading)
Non-naturalism: The Jackson Challenge
Chair: Melis Erdur (NYU)

10:40am – Noon CATHERINE WILSON (CUNY)
“It’s Better Than It Was”: Theory Change In Ethics
Chair: Gunnar Bjornsson (Gothenburg)

1:30pm – 2:45pm DAVID ENOCH (Hebrew University)
How Objectivity Matters
Chair: Simon Rippon (Harvard)

3:00pm – 4:30pm SIMON BLACKBURN (Cambridge/UNC-Chapel Hill)
Is the Good Predicate a Device of Generalization? ***KEYNOTE ADDRESS***

4:45pm – 6pm ANTTI KAUPPINEN (St. Andrews)
A Sentimentalist Solution To The Moral Attitude Problem
Chair: Jyl Gentzler (Amherst)

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14

9:30am – 10:45am JULIE TANNENBAUM (CSU-Northridge)
Categorizing Goods
Chair: Matt Bedke (Arizona)

11:00am -12:15pm STEPHEN FINLAY (USC)
Normativity, Necessity and Tense
Chair: Carla Bagnoli (UW-Milwaukee)