Programme

Please note that programme is subject to change. You can find a .pdf of the programme here

All talks take place at Faculty of Philosophy. Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG.

Saturday 11th November
09.00-09.30
Registration, coffee and welcome
9.30-11.00
As if Tricked By Pleasure: Pleasure, Illusion, and Hedonic Ignorance in Republic IX
Derek van Zoonen (Groningen)
Respondent: Roger Crisp
LECTURE ROOM
The Interest Theory of Rights and Harmless Wrongdoing: What Else is of Interest
Joseph Bowen (St Andrews and Stirling)
Respondent: Julian Savulescu
RYLE ROOM
11.00-11.30
Tea and coffee
11.30-13.00
Hermeneutical Resources
Lucy McDonald (Cambridge)
Respondent: Mari Mikkola
LECTURE ROOM
Are Phase Transitions an analogy for the Quantum-Classical Transition?
Megan Thomas Penney (Bristol)
Respondent: Christopher Timpson
RYLE ROOM
13.00-14.30
Lunch break
14.30-16.00
Boltzmann Brains, Simulated Minds, and Cognitive Instability
Rhys Borchert (Arizona)
Respondent: Timothy Williamson
LECTURE ROOM
Illocutionary Frustration
Samia Hesni (MIT)
Respondent: Mari Mikkola
RYLE ROOM
16.00-16.30
Tea and coffee
16.30-18.00
Keynote: Meditation, Metaethics and the View From Nowhere.
Sharon Street (NYU)
LECTURE ROOM
18.00-19.30
Reception
19.30
Conference Dinner
AL SHAMI
All speakers and respondents are invited. Further participants are welcome to join at their own cost (please contact the conference committee on the day).
Sunday 12th November
09.00-09.30
Tea and coffee
9.30-11.00
Materialists need not explain what it is like
Andy McKilliam (Central European University)
Respondent: Jake Quilty-Dunn
LECTURE ROOM
Epicurus on the truth of all perceptions: a phenomenal reading
Cristóbal Zarzar (Cambridge)
Respondent: Simon Shogry
RYLE ROOM
11.00-11.30
Tea and coffee
11.30-13.00
Processes and the Philosophy of Action
Andrea White (Leeds)
Respondent: Ursula Coope
LECTURE ROOM
On Parfit's Ontology
Kian Mintz-Woo (Graz)
Respondent: Guy Kahane
RYLE ROOM
13.00-14.30
Lunch Break
14.30-16.00
Harming Mere Members
James Goodrich (Rutgers and Stockholm)
Respondent: Jeff McMahan
LECTURE ROOM
What is it to be located?
Matt Leonard (Southern California)
Respondent: Ofra Magidor
RYLE ROOM
16.00-16.30
Tea and coffee
16.30-18.00
Keynote speech: Vices of the mind
Quassim Cassam (Warwick)
LECTURE ROOM
18.00-19.30
Reception
19.30
Conference Dinner
ZHENG
Participants are welcome to join at their own cost (please contact the conference committee on the day).