Keynote Speaker
Stephen Darwall
Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Philosophy, Yale University

Program

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24

9am – 10:15am KENNY WALDEN (MIT)
How to Ground Normativity in the Demands of Agency
Chair: Ryan Millsap (Maryland)

10:45am – Noon VALERIE TIBERIUS (Minnesota)
Open-Mindedness and Normative Contingency
Chair: Justin Clarke-Doane (NYU)

1:45pm – 3pm MATT EVANS (NYU) & NISHI SHAH (Amherst)
Mental Agency and Metaethics
Chair: Paul Bloomfield (Connecticut)

3:15pm – 4:30pm JACOB ROSS (USC)
Rationality, Normativity, and Commitment
Chair: Eric Wiland (UM-St. Louis)

4:45pm – 6pm DAVID COPP (UC-Davis)
Experiments, Intuitions and Methodology in Moral and Political Theory
Chair: Robert Mabrito (N.C. State)

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

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25

9am – 10:15am JANICE DOWELL (Nebraska)
Contextualist Solutions to Three Puzzles about Practical Conditionals
Chair: Bart Streumer (Reading)

10:45am – Noon MATTHEW CHRISMAN (Edinburgh)
The Meaning of ‘Ought’
Chair: David Sobel (Nebraska)

1:30pm – 2:45pm PEKKA VÄYRYNEN (Leeds)
Thick Concepts and Presupposition
Chair: Teemu Toppinen (Helsinki)

3:00pm – 4:30pm STEPHEN DARWALL (Yale) ***KEYNOTE ADDRESS***
Bipolar Obligation

4:45pm – 6pm SEAN McKEEVER (Davidson) & MICHAEL RIDGE (Edinburgh)
Elusive Reasons
Chair: Christine Tappolet (Montreal)

6:30pm DINNER (University Club 803 State Street)
Advanced registration required. Email Russ Shafer-Landau (shaferlandau@wisc.edu) to reserve a spot by Sept. 20th

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 26

9:30am – 10:45am TRISTRAM McPHERSON (Minnesota-Duluth)
Ethical Non-Naturalism and the Metaphysics of Supervenience
Chair: Fred Schueler (Delaware)

11:00am -12:15pm KARL SCHAFER (Pittsburgh)
How to be a Modern Moral Anti-Realist
Chair: Carla Bagnoli (UW-Milwaukee)