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Research Seminar in Practical Philosophy and Political Theory


29/1 Olof Leffler: Defence of Master Thesis: "Rationalism with a Humean Face. Do the Desires of Fully Rational Agents Constitute Universal Normative Reasons?" Flov, T340.
Commentator: Marco Tiozzo

30/1 Ulf Bjereld: "Lennart Geijer - en man och hans idéer". Pol. Sci., B340

11/2 Seminar in theoretical philosophy that might of interest:
Kathleen M. Higgins (University of Texas Austin): ”The Aesthetics of Loss and Mourning”
1.15 – 3 pm, T340, Flov.

12/2 Karl Persson: Defence of dissertation: Responsibility and Health.
Explanation-Based Perspectives.
Opponent: Angus Dawson (University of Birmingham)
Notice: Time and place: 1.15 – 3 pm, Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten

13/2 Angus Dawson (Birmingham): “Trying to Make Sense of the 'Least Restrictive Alternative' in Public Health Ethics”
Notice: Time and place: Thursday, 11.15 am – 1 pm, T340, Flov.

19/2 No seminar/available.

26/2 Jan Willem Wieland (Amsterdam): TBA. Flov, T340.

5/3 Cancelled

6/3 Stina Hansson: “Responsibilisation as Governance”. Pol. Sci., B340

12/3 Per Algander (Uppsala): TBA. Flov, T340.

19/3 Gunnar Björnsson: “Corporate crocodile tears: On the reactive attitudes of corporations”. Flov, T340.
Commentator: Marco Tiozzo.

20/3 Ludvig Beckman (Stockholm): “Democracy and the Right to Exclusion".
Pol. Sci., B340.

26/3 No seminar/available.

27/3 Fredrik Dybfest Hjorthen: "Understanding Feasibility", Pol. Sci., B340.

2/4 No seminar/available.

9/4 Ida Hallgren: TBA. Flov, T340.
Commentator: TBA.

10/4 Henrik Friberg-Fernros: "A toolbox for Testing Epistemic Democracy: Truth-Tracking by Detecting Inadequate Support for Conclusions", Pol. Sci., B340.

16/4 Caj Strandberg: Flov, TBA.
Commentator: TBA.

23/4 Marco Tiozzo: TBA, Flov, T340.
Commentator: John Eriksson.

30/ Sandra Lindgren: TBA, T340.
Commentator: Christian Munthe.

7/5 Michael Zimmerman (UNC Greensboro): TBA. Flov, T340.

14/5 Nina van Heeswijk: Canceled.

15/5 Marcus Agnafors (Lund): "Libertarianism and Private Law States: A Critique of Vallentyne", Pol. Sci., B340.

21/5 John Eriksson: TBA, Flov, T340.
Commentator: Caj Strandberg

22/5 Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin: TBA. Pol. Sci., B340.

28/5 Christian Munthe: TBA, Flov, T340.
Commentator: Ida Hallgren.

4/6 Frans Svensson (Stockholm): TBA. Flov, T340.

11/6 Boudewijn de Bruin (Groningen): ”The Philosophy of Money”. Flov, T340.
Notice and place: 10.15 am – 12 am, T116, Flov.

12 – 13/6 Gothenburg-Oslo Workshop in Political Theory. Two-day workshop with theorists from Oslo and Gothenburg. Details will be presented later on. Pol. Sci., B336 (Stora Skansen)

Fall 2014


17/9 Sofia Jeppsson (Stockholm): “A previously ignored kind of practical irrationality” Flov

Commentator: Christian Munthe

24/9 John Eriksson (Gothenburg): “Expressivism and two different senses of disagreement in attitude” Flov

Commentator: Ragnar Francén Olinder

25/9 Fredrik Dybfest Hjorthen & Göran Duus-Otterström (Gothenburg): “Humanitarian intervention and historical responsibility” Pol.sci

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2/10 Alejandra Mancilla (Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo): “A cosmopolitan right of necessity” Pol.sci

8/10 Lars Lindblom (Umeå) & Joakim Sandberg (Gothenburg): “Bitcoins left and right: A moral assessment of cryptocurrencies” Flov

Commentator: Göran Duus-Otterström

15/10 Gunnar Björnsson (Gothenburg): ): “Manipulators and parasites: on the prospects of a generalisation argument for incompatibilism” Flov

16/10 Henrik Friberg-Fernros (Gothenburg): “The case for reaching consensus about abortion on demand Pol.sci

22/10 Bengt Brülde (Gothenburg) om kärlek (in Swedish) Flov

Commentator: Thomas Hartvigsson

29/10 Sandra Lindgren (Gothenburg): “Does the phenomenology of partiality tell against impartialist accounts of special obligations?”

Commentator: David Brax

5/11 Ida Hallgren (Gothenburg): “Measuring responsibility” Flov

Commentator: John Eriksson

12/11 Thomas Hartvigsson (Gothenburg): TBA Flov

Commentator: Karl Persson

13/11 Bahar Rumelili (International Relations, Koc University) & Ann Towns (Political Science, Gothenburg): “International hierarchies Pol.sci

19/11 Ragnar Francén Olinder (Gothenburg): TBA Flov

Commentator : Marco Tiozzo

26/11 -

3/12 Marco Tiozzo (Gothenburg): “The Epistemological Significance of Moral Peer Disagreement” Flov

Commentator: Gunnar Björnsson

4/12 Christian Fernández (Malmö): ”Att skapa medborgare: fostran och utbildningspolitik i det liberal-demokratiska samhället” (in Swedish) Pol.sci

10/12 Helen Frowe (Stockholm): TBA Flov

11/12 Anders Malm (Political Science Gothenburg & National Defence College): “The doxa of military violence: a critique of the self-evident relationship between the State and the Military” Pol.sci

17/12 Clare Heyward (University of Warwick): TBA Flov


All are very welcome!

Joakim Sandberg (Practical Philosophy)

Göran Duus-Otterström (Political Science)


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