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Research Seminar in Practical Philosophy and Political Theory

Schedule 2017

All seminars take place 1.15 – 3.00 pm unless the program says otherwise. 

Venues: • FLoV, Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, Olof Wijksgatan 6, room T340 (unless the program says otherwise)
• Pol Sci, Department of Political Science, Sprängkullsgatan 19, room B340 (Lilla Skansen) unless otherwise stated.

All are very welcome!

Benjamin Matheson (Practical Philosophy)
benjamin.matheson@gu.se

Henrik Friberg-Fernros (Political Science)
henrik.friberg-fernros@pol.gu.se

Seminar schedule

25/1 FLoV
Eyassu Gayim (Gothenburg)
“The discourse on human rights and the features of the international regime of human rights?”

1/2 FLoV
Sofia Jeppsson (Gothenburg)
“Diminished Answerability”

7/2 Pol Sci
Lina Eriksson (Gothenburg)
“Norms as Signals”
Discussant: Mikael Persson

8/2 FLoV
Kenneth Richman (MSCPHS)
“Cognitive Theory of Autism and Moral Responsibility”

15/2 FLoV
Dan Demetriou (Minnesota, Morris)
“Origins of the Honor Ethic”

21/2 Pol Sci
Karl Persson Fine De Licht (Technical Institute of Sweden)
“On defining “trust” (and related concepts): Purposes and conditions of adequacy”
Discussant: Niklas Harring

22/2 FLoV
Benjamin Matheson (Gothenburg)
“Alternative Possibilities, Volitional Necessities, and Character Setting”

1/3 FLoV
Christopher Franklin (Grove City College)
“Making Libertarianism Great Again”
Co-organised with GRP

7/3 Pol Sci
Fredrik D. Hjorten (Gothenburg
“Brute luck, injustice, and disgorgement of resources”
Discussant: Marcus Agnafors

8/3 FLoV
Goran Duus-Otterstrom (Gothenburg)
“Social Injustice and the Right to Punish”

15/3 FLoV
Per Milam (Gothenburg)
“Is Tobacco Control a Best-Buy for the Developing World?”

21/3
David Brax (Gothenburg) CANCELLED
“Hate, harm and the distribution of responsibility”
Discussant: Jenny Fine de Licht
Co-arranged with CERGU


22/3 FLoV
Alfred Archer (Tilburg)
“Admiration and Motivation”

29/3 FLoV
Christian Munthe (Gothenburg)
“Bioethics, Disability and Selective Reproductive Technology: Taking Intersectionality Seriously”

4/4 Pol Sci, C219
Jonathan Havercroft (Southampton)
“Why is there no just riot theory”
Discussant: Anders Malm
Co-arranged with the IP-seminar

5/4 FLoV
Jussi Suikkanen (Birmingham)
“Consequentializing Moral Dilemmas”

12/4 FLoV
Niels Nijsingh (Gothenburg)
TBA
Chair: Per Milam

18/4 Pol Sci
Jonathan Kuyper (Stockholm)
“Politicization in Global Governance”
Discussant: Markus Johansson
Co-arranged with CeCAR and the IP-seminar

19/4 FLoV
Nina Heeswiljk (Gothenburg)
TBA

26/4 FLoV
András Szigeti (Linköping/Gothenburg)
TBA
Chair: Sofia Jeppsson

2/5 Pol Sci
Katarzyna Jezierski (Gothenburg) CANCELLED
”The presentation of self in political life: On think tanks in Poland”
Discussant: TBA

3/5 FLoV
Robert Hartman (Gothenburg)
"Constitutive Luck, Moral Responsibility, and Strawson's Impossibility Argument”

10/5 FLoV
Ida Hallgren (Gothenburg)
“Against Responsibility: Compassion-based ethics as the superior alternative”
Chair: Kristin Mickelson

16/5 Pol Sci, C219
Sofia Näsström (Stockholm)
“The People Trap”
Discussant: Johan Karlsson Schaffer

17/5 FLoV
Dorna Behdadi (Gothenburg) Cancelled
TBA
Chair: Nina Heeswijk

24/5 FLoV
Leila El Alti (Gothenburg)
TBA
Chair: Thomas Hartvigsson

30/5 Pol Sci, Kronan
Naima Chahboun (Stockholm)
“Values, principles, ideals – on what we (should) mean by ‘ideal theory’”
Discussant: Fredrik D. Hjorten

May 29-30: Gothenburg Responsibility Project Spring Workshop

June 27-28: Gothenburg Responsibility Project Summer Workshop.
More information at grp.gu.se

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