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Seminars in Moral Philosophy Week 6 TT09

Event Name Seminars in Moral Philosophy Week 6 TT09
Start Date 1st Jun 2009 4:30pm
End Date 1st Jun 2009 6:30pm
Duration 2 hours

Matthew Hanser (Santa Barbara), 'Deferring to Others' to be held in the Lecture Room, 10 Merton Street, Oxford - Seminars in Moral Philosophy webpage


When acting we often defer to the will or judgment of others: we obey orders, accede to requests, follow advice, and so on. What do these various modes of deference involve? How are the acts of the two parties (e.g. the commander and the subordinate) to be evaluated, and how are these evaluations related to one another?

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