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January 2021

ERC Research Seminar (2): Intentional and Voluntary action

19 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The second meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 19 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 Intentional and Voluntary action: Questions: What distinguishes acts which are voluntary from those which are not? Is there such a thing as voluntary passivity? Are all intentional…

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ERC Research Seminar (3): Responsibility and liability

26 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The third meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 26 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: Responsibility and liability Questions: What is the relationship between responsibility and liability? Does Duff’s distinction between responsibility and liability apply equally to law and morality? Readings: Duff,…

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February 2021

ERC Research Seminar (4): Responsibility for attitudes

2 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The fourth meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 2 February, 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: Responsibility for attitudes Questions: Can I be morally responsible for my psychological states or attitudes, if they cannot be acquired voluntarily? What about my emotions and my…

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ERC Research Seminar (5): Responsibility and regret

9 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The fifth meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 9 February, 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: Responsibility and regret Questions: What is agent-regret? Is it ever justified, or rational, to feel it in response to something that happened beyond one’s control? What…

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ERC Research Seminar (6): Responsibility and Negligence

23 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The sixth meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 23 February, 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: Responsibility and Negligence Questions: Should liability to criminal punishment be conditional on the presence of a mental element? Is negligence a state of mind? Does the…

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March 2021

ERC Research Seminar (7): Collective Responsibility

2 March 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The seventh meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 2 March, 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: Collective Responsibility Questions: Who is morally responsible when large groups or collectives cause harm? Can only individual people be morally responsible or also a collective entity…

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ERC Research Seminar (8): The act requirement

9 March 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The eighth meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 9 March, 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: The act requirement Questions: Does criminal responsibility depend on the performance of a voluntary act? What is a voluntary act, in the relevant sense? Is there…

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ERC Research Seminar (9): Justifications and excuses

16 March 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The ninth meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 16 March, 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: Justifications and excuses Questions: What is the difference between a justification and an excuse? Is one concept more basic than the other? How do justifications and excuses…

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ERC Research Seminar (10): Consent

23 March 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Online

The tenth and final meeting of the project's research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 23 March, 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: Consent Questions: What is the ‘moral magic’ of consent? What makes consent either valid or invalid? What is the relation between consent and moral responsibility…

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