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Freedom and Autonomy Conference

Starts May 24, 2018 09:30 AM
Finishes May 25, 2018 05:30 PM
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This conference, the second in an annual series, brings together a wide range of researchers working on autonomy and freedom as topics in moral, social and political philosophy.

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Schedule


Thursday, 24th May

9.30 Arrival

9.45 'Freedom and Self-Determination: From Individual To Group’ Kelly Tuke, Doctoral Research Student, University of Bern.

11.15 Break

11.30 ‘Responsibility and Individual Autonomy’ Ben Colburn, Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow.

1 Lunch break

2 ‘Feminist Intuitions About Oppression and Agency’ Carlo DaVia, Lecturer, Fordham University, New York.

3.30 Break

4 Keynote Talk: ‘Freedom as Socio-Political Status’ John Christman, Professor, Penn State University.

5.30 End

Friday, 25th May

9.30 Arrival

9.45 ‘Property Rights: Dominating, Not Conditioning, Freedom’ Ben Joicey, Independent Scholar, Tokyo.

11.15 Break

11.30 ‘The Benefits of Coercion: The Coercive Approach to Distributive Justice’ Elizabeth Hupfer, Assistant Professor, High Point University, North Carolina.

1 Lunch break

2 ‘The Ambiguity of Agency: Identified and Resolved’ Rutger Claassen, Associate Professor, Utrecht University

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Sem de Maagt, Assistant Professor, Utrecht University.

3.30 Break

4 ‘The Impossibility of Voluntary Enslavement’ Ruxandra Ivanescu, Doctoral Research Student, University of Manchester.

5.30 End

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This conference has been generously funded by the Mind Association and the Birkbeck Philosophy Department.

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