8th Descartes Lectures

Responsible Persons

16th-18th December 2022

Tilburg University (The Netherlands)

Every other year, a distinguished philosopher visits Tilburg Center for Moral Philosophy, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) to present the René Descartes Lectures. In 2022, the René Descartes Lecturer is Professor Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona State University). Professor Calhoun will deliver three lectures on the topic Responsible Persons.

Each lecture will be followed by an invited commentary by renowned scholars: Professor Gunnar Björnsson (Stockholm University, Sweden), Dr Jules Holroyd (University of Sheffield, UK) and Professor Heidi Maibom (University of Cincinnati, USA). More researchers will present on the topic Taking Responsibility during the workshops following each lecture and commentary.

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