9th Annual Conference: Moral and Aesthetic Conference
Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill
March 23-24, 2017
This is a two day event. March 23-24, 2017.
Patricia McShane, University of Portland
Thursday March 23, 2017
08:55 Opening remarks
9:00-10:15 Ram Neta and Joshua Blanchard (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), "Moral Deference and the Stability of Moral Belief"
10:25-11:40 Patricia McShane (University of Portland), “Why is it Good to Give Moral Testimony?”
11:40-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-2:15 Errol Lord (University of Pennsylvania), "Indirect Ways of Learning about Morality and Aesthetics: Deference, Inference, Appreciation, Expertise"
2:25-3:40 Jon Robson (The University Nottingham), “Taste and Assertion"
3:50-5:05 Julia Driver (Washington University in St Louis), “Aesthetic Worth"
5:30 Dinner at the Hound
Friday March 24, 2017
9:00-10:15 Jennifer Lockhart (Auburn University), “End Testimony"
10:25-11:40 Jorah Dannenberg (Stanford University) "Serving Two Masters: Ethics, Epistemology, and Taking Others at Their Word”
11:40-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-2:15 James Shelley (Auburn University), "Aesthetic Acquaintance"
2:25-3:40 Louise Hanson (Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge), "Realist Pessimism: An Argument by Elimination"
3:50-5:05 Robert Hopkins (New York University), “Norms of Use”
5:45 Wine Reception at the Ampersand Wine Bar
6:45 Dinner at Zazu
Conference Registration: Registration this year is complimentary. You only have to sign in, but not to pay anything. You can sign in by sending an e-mail to Keren Gorodeisky.
Conference Location: Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill
Accommodations: Speakers and guests will be staying at the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center.
Auburn, Alabama: Auburn is located in east central Alabama, on I-85, 100 miles southwest of Hartsfield Jackson Airport, about 110 miles southwest of the center of Atlanta, and 40 miles east of Montgomery. In the area one may find such attractions as the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, the Martin Luther King Jr. historical district, FDR’s Little White House, Callaway Gardens, the first confederate White House, the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial, the Rosa Parks Museum, the George Washington Carver Museum at the Tuskegee Institute, and the Blount Shakespeare Theatre.
Last Updated: May 30, 2018