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Research Seminar in Practical Philosophy and Political Theory

Schedule 2016

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!

John Eriksson (Practical Philosophy)
john.eriksson@gu.se

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

Seminar schedule


26/1 Josef Bengtson (University of Southern Denmark) Pol.Sci
“Explorations in post-secular metaphysics”
Discussant: Marie Demker

10/2 Marco Tiozzo (Gothenburg) Flov
“How to reconcile concilliationism and non-concilliationism
about disagreement”
Discussant: Anders Tolland

17/2 John Eriksson and Anna Folland (Gothenburg) Flov
“Does Blackburn’s supervenience argument against moral
realism generalize to the mental?”

23/2 Jasmina Nedevska (Stockholm) Pol.sci
“A natural law approach to intergenerational justice”
Discussant: Sverker Jagers

24/2 Ragnar Francén Olinder (Gothenburg) Flov
“Moral relativism (a short opinionated survey paper)”
Discussant:

2/3 Sofia Jeppsson (Gothenburg) Flov
“Respect and remorse from a contractualist standpoint”
Discussant:

7/3 Catarina Kinnvall (Lund) Pol.sci
“Ontological Security: A holistic framework of analysis”
Discussant: Anders Malm

9/3 Christian Munthe (Gothenburg) Flov
“The legal ethical backbone of conscientious objection in
health care”

16/3 TBA Flov

22/3 Karl Persson de fine Licht (SP Technical Institute of Sweden) Pol.sci
“Defensive urban architecture: A critical discussion of the
seemingly offensive art of keeping people away”
Discussant: Frida Boräng

23/3 Ben Matheson Flov
“Solving Structuralism’s Regress Problem”
Discussant:

30/3 TBA Flov

5/4 Henrik Friberg-Fernros (Gothenburg) Pol.sci
“How and why western abortion laws should be made more
restrictive”
Discussant: Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta

6/4 Nina van Heeswijk (Gothenburg) Flov
TBA
Discussant:

13/4 Fredrik Dybfest Hjorten (Gothenburg) Flov
“Who Should Pay for Humanitarian Intervention”
Discussant:

19/4 John Eriksson (Gothenburg) Pol.sci
“More than words: conceptual ethics, metaphors and
responsibility”
Discussant: Göran Duus-Otterström

20/4 Dorna Behdadi and Leila El Alti (Gothenburg) Flov
“Presentations of ph.d. projects”

27/4 Lisa Furberg (Gothenburg/CRB Uppsala) Flov
“The ethics of regretting one’s children”

3/5 Lisa Hecht (Stockholm) Pol.sci
“The problem of culpable victims”
Discussant: Fredrik Dybfest Hjorten

4/5 Gunnar Björnsson (Umeå/Gothenburg) Flov
TBA
Discussant:

11/5 Sandra Lindgren (Gothenburg) Flov
Slutseminarium
Discussant: Johan Brännmark

17/5 Göran Duus-Otterström (Gothenburg) Pol.sci
“Crimate change, rights and future people”
Discussant: TBA

18/5 Per Milam (Gothenburg) Flov
TBA
Discussant:

25/5 Manuel Vargas (University of San Francisco) Flov
TBA
Discussant:

31/5 Johan Karlsson Schaffer (Oslo) Pol.sci
“Inclusion and transformation in deliberative democratic theory”
Discussant: TBA

1/6 Nina van Heeswijk (Gothenburg) Flov
TBA
Discussant:

8/6 Andreas Brogger Albertsen (Stockholm/xxx) Flov
TBA
Discussant:

Schedule fall 2016

 

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

7/9 Simon Knutsson & Bengt Brülde (Gothenburg)
“What is Negative Utilitarianism?”
Chair: Per Milam
Flov

14/9 Isra Black (Stockholm)
“When and how I shan’t live: refusing treatment and article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights”
Flov

20/9 Lena Gunnarson (Örebro)
“Why we keep separating the ‘Inseparable’: Dialecticizing
Intersectionality”
Discussant: Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta
Pol.sci

21/9 Thomas Hartvigsson (Gothenburg)
“Comparing Decision-Making Competence and Capacity for Criminal Responsibility: A Normative Approach”
Flov

28/9 Andras Szigeti (Linköping/Gothenburg) (TBC)
TBA
Chair:
Flov

4/10 Fredrik D. Hjorthen (Gothenburg)
“Who should intervene?”
Discussant: Johan Karlsson Schaffer
Pol.sci

5/10 NO SEMINAR
Flov

12/10 Dorna Behdadi (Gothenburg)
TBA
Flov

18/10 Göran Duus-Otterström (Gothenburg)
“The moral standing to punish: clarifying, bolstering, and defending the dilemma”
Discussant: Anna Bendz

19/10 Gunnar Björnsson (Umeå/Gothenburg)
TBA
Flov

26/10 Bengt Brülde (Gothenburg)
TBA
Flov

1/11 Andreas Føllesdahl (Oslo)
“Are Concepts of Legitimacy for International Courts Related, and How?”
Discussant: Olof Larsson
Co-arranged with IP-seminar and CERGU.
Local: Stora Skansen
Pol.sci

2/11 Benjamin Matheson (Gothenburg)
“Responsibility for Drunken Behaviour”
Flov

9/11 Christian Munthe (Gothenburg) (TBC)
TBA
Flov

15/11 Andreas Heinö Johansson (Timbro)
“Farväl till folkhemmet: Frihet, jämlikhet och sammanhållning i invandrarlandet Sverige” (In Swedish).
Discussant: Ulf Bjereld
Pol.sci

16/11 Eric Brandstedt (Lund/LSE)
“Global and Local Climate Justice”
Flov

23/11 Marco Tiozzo (Gothenburg)
“The Epistemic Argument from Moral Disagreement”
Flov

29/11 Johan Karlsson Schaffer (Gothenburg)
“Inclusion and transformation in deliberative democratic theory”
Discussant: Göran Duus-Otterström
Pol.sci

30/11 Per Milam (Gothenburg)
TBA
Flov

7/12 Kristin Mickelson (Gothenburg)
TBA
Flov

13/12 Helen Lindberg (Växjö)
“Love As Contract: A Comparative Approach on Marriage as Civil Union in Islamic and Liberal Political Thought”
Discussant: Ann-Kristin Jonasson
Pol.sci

14/12 Leila El-Alti (Gothenburg)
TBA
Flov

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