8:45 - 9-30    Registration

9:30 – 11:15  Susan Wolf (UNC, Chapel Hill): ‘“One Thought Too Many”: Love, Morality and the Ordering of Commitment’

Respondent: Brad Hooker (Reading)

Chair: Ulrike Heuer (Leeds)


15 min coffee break


11:30 – 1:15 Philip Pettit (Princeton): ‘The Inescapability of Consequentalism’

Respondent: Roger Crisp (Oxford)

Chair: Mark Nelson (Westmont)


Lunchbreak until 2:15


2:15 – 4        Jay Wallace (UC Berkeley): ‘Regret, Justification and Value. Reflection on Themes from “Moral Luck”’

Respondent: Alison Hills (Oxford)

Chair: Lucy Allais (Witwatersrand & Sussex)


15 min coffee break


4:15 – 6       Jonathan Dancy (Reading & Austin): 'Williams, McDowell and Intuitionism'

Respondent: Michael Ridge (Edinburgh)

Chair: Edward Harcourt (Oxford)


6:30  Wine Reception  

7:30  Dinner at Devonshire Hall



9:30 – 11:15  Joseph Raz (Oxford & Columbia): ‘Agency and Luck’

Respondent: David Enoch (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

Chair: Miranda Fricker (Birkbeck)


15 min coffee break


11:30 – 1:15  Michael Smith (Princeton): ‘Internal Reasons and the Metaphysics of Responsibility’

Respondent: Elinor Mason (Edinburgh)




Visiting the Brontës: Trip to Haworth. Bus leaving from the conference venue at 2:30pm (arriving at about 3pm).

  • Brontë Museum is open until 5pm.
  • Opportunity to go walking – bring sensible shoes. (Walking to the Brontë Falls takes about 1hr one way from Haworth; if you walk on a little further, you’ll get to Faux Wuthering Heights, 'Top Withins'.)
  • Special interests: Explore Haworth’s steam engine railway / tea houses / old village.
  • Gather for drinks and dinner at the Weavers restaurant in Haworth by 6:30pm.
  • Back to Leeds (by bus) at 10:30pm or thereabouts.



9:30 – 11:15  Sarah Broadie (St Andrews): ‘Truth and Story in Plato’s Timaeus-Critias'

Respondent: James Lenman (Sheffield)

Chair: Christopher Megone (Leeds)


15 min coffee break


11:30 – 1:15  Samuel Scheffler (NYU): ‘The Good of Toleration’

Respondent: Gerald Lang (Leeds)

Chair: Andrew Williams (Warwick)


Lunchbreak until 2:15


2:15 – 4        John Broome (Oxford): ‘Williams’ Deontic Theory’

Respondent: Ralph Wedgwood (Oxford)

Chair: Simon Robertson (Southampton)