10th Annual Wisconsin Metaethics Workshop (2013)


Dates

September 27-29, 2013

Keynote Speaker

Jamie Dreier
Professor of Philosophy, Brown University

Program

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

9am - 10:15am
    BARRY MAGUIRE (NYU)
    Grounding the Autonomy of Ethics 
    Chair: Eric Wiland (UMSL)

10:45am - Noon
    TRISTRAM McPHERSON (Virginia Tech) & DAVID PLUNKETT (Dartmouth) 
    Deliberative Indispensability Does not Justify Ontological Commitment
    Chair: Andrew Alwood (Virginia Commonwealth)

1:45pm - 3pm
    ELIZABETH HARMAN (Princeton) 
    The Irrelevance of Moral Uncertainty
    Chair: Brad Cokelet (Miami)

3:30 - 4:45pm
    ERROL LORD
    Acting for the Right Reasons, Abilities and Obligations
    **WINNER, Marc Sanders Prize in Metaethics** 
    Chair: Kathryn Lindeman (Pittsburgh)
5:15pm – 6:30pm
    DAVID COPP (UC-Davis) 
    Rationality and Moral Authority 
    Chair: Andrew Reisner (McGill)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

9am - 10:15am
    KENNY WALDEN (Dartmouth)
    Practical Reason Not As Such 
    Chair: Joshua Schechter (Brown)

10:45am - Noon 
    CONNIE ROSATI (Arizona)
    Agents and “Schmagents”
    Chair: Karl Schafer (Pittsburgh)

1:45pm - 3pm
    KNUT OLAV SKARSAUNE (NYU)
    How to be a Moral Platonist
    Chair: Sam Asarnow (Stanford)

3:30pm – 4:45pm
    JAMIE DREIER (Brown)
    Explaining the Quasi-Real
    **KEYNOTE ADDRESS**
5:15pm – 6:30pm
    ALISON HILLS (Oxford)
    Cognitivism about Moral Judgement
    Chair: Daniel Wodak (Princeton)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

9:30am - 10:45am
    NICK ZANGWILL (Durham)
    Expressivism and the Social Function of Morality
    Chair: Stan Husi (UW-Milwaukee)

11:15am -12:30pm
    JUSTIN CLARKE-DOANE (Birmingham & Monash)
    Justification and Explanation in Mathematics and Ethics
    Chair: Christian Coons (Bowling Green)