Philosophy Centre Garden
Printer Friendly Version

Seminars in Moral Philosophy Week 1 HT12

Event Name Seminars in Moral Philosophy Week 1 HT12
Start Date 16th Jan 2012 4:30pm
End Date 16th Jan 2012 6:30pm
Duration 2 hours

Talk by Anthony Price (Birkbeck) ĎA Quietist Particularismí to be held in the Lecture Room at the Philosophy Centre, 10 Merton Street.


Section I follows Dancy in distinguishing reasons for actions from enablers or intensifiers of those reasons. It proposes that variations in valence are produced by a degree of generality in reasons. II is sceptical of Väyrynenís claim that variable reasons have invariant groundings, and prefers a Wittgensteinian appeal to a heterogeneous framework of rules, values, paradigms. III is less realist than Dancy or Väyrynen about the metaphysical status of the reason-relation between facts and acts.

All philosophers are welcome to attend, and also to join the speaker for drinks after the talk, and later for dinner.

Moral Philosophy seminar webpage

Tell a Friend