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ERC Research Seminar (1): Agency

12 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm

The first meeting of the project’s research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 12 January, 2021, online via Zoom (the possibility of convening physically will be reviewed). The link to the Zoom meeting location is available to the registered participants.

The topic for this meeting is Agency:

  • Questions: What is an act? Is an act a bodily movement? Is every act intentional?
  • Readings:
    • Hyman, John. 2015. Action, Knowledge, and Will. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP. Chap. 2 “Action and Integration.”
    • Frankfurt, Harry G. 1978. “The problem of action.” American Philosophical Quarterly Repr. in The Importance of What We Care About: Philosophical Essays(Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 1998).

For the schedule for the whole term, see this post.

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12 January 2021
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4:00 pm–6:00 pm
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