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CONF: Philosophy at the Intersection of Moral Responsibility, Agency and Regulation (Birmingham)
9 May 2022–10 May 2022
Philosophy at the Intersection of Moral Responsibility, Agency and Regulation
9th-10th May 2022, University of Birmingham
Professor Victoria McGeer, Princeton University and Australian National University
Victoria McGeer is jointly a Senior Research Scholar in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, and a Professor in the School of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences at the Australian National University. Her research interests include moral psychology, agential capacities, responsibility, and metaphysics of mind. In 2015, her paper, ‘Mind-making practices: the social infrastructure of self-knowing agency and responsibility’ was selected for inclusion in The Philosopher’s Annual as one of the top ten papers of the year.
Dr Anneli Jefferson, University of Cardiff
Anneli Jefferson is a lecturer in the school of English, Communication and Philosophy at Cardiff University. Her main research interests are philosophy of psychology, moral philosophy – with a focus on the intersection of these areas – and philosophy of psychiatry. Her current work in moral philosophy includes a focus on moral responsibility and the importance of the consequences of our practices of holding each other responsible for justifying blame and praise.