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February 2022

Alex Kaiserman (Oxford) – “‘You Knew the Risks’: Responsibility, Reasonable Foreseeability, and Probabilistic Knowledge” (Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy seminar)

23 February 2022 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Surrey Centre for Law & Philosophy, University of Surrey School of Law, Frank Whittle Building, 5th Floor
Guildford, GU2 7XH United Kingdom
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https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sclp-seminar-alex-kaiserman-oxford-tickets-175480826877# The Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy invites you to a seminar to be delivered by Alex Kaiserman (Oxford). The seminar will take place in person, but we invite people to join us online as well. You can access the Zoom session HERE, and a draft of the paper HERE (pre-reading optional, but recommended). “‘You Knew the Risks’: Responsibility, Reasonable Foreseeability, and Probabilistic Knowledge” Abstract: It's often claimed that one is not responsible for outcomes one couldn't reasonably have foreseen. But what…

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March 2022

CONF: The Bridge Between Metaethics and Jurisprudence (Lisbon; online)

3 March 20224 March 2022

https://ifilnova.pt/en/events/the-bridge-between-metaethics-and-jurisprudence/ Lisbon Conference on Law and Ethics The Bridge Between Metaethics and Jurisprudence 3 – 4 March 2022 NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities / University of Lisbon – School of Law & Online IFILNOVA and Lisbon LxLTG – Legal Theory Group are organizing a joint conference on the relationship between metaethics and jurisprudence – both essential for the comprehension of ethics and law –, aiming to bring together philosophers and legal scholars discussing the possible interactions between both…

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Mario Günther (LMU Munich) – “Legal Proof is Rational Belief of Guilt” (LLC seminar, Turin)

3 March 2022 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
Center for Logic, Language, and Cognition, University of Turin, via Sant'Ottavio 20
Torino, 10124 Italy
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https://listserv.liv.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa?A2=PHILOS-L;34f824d7.2202 LLC Seminar http://www.llc.unito.it/ Thursday, 3 March, 11:00-13:00 (CET) JOIN ONLINE: https://unito.webex.com/unito-en/j.php?MTID=m76720f466d51f1196cc67ccf215a642a IN PERSON: Aula di Antica, Palazzo Nuovo (second floor) Mario GÜNTHER (LMU Munich) Legal Proof is Rational Belief of Guilt We argue that legal proof is tantamount to rational belief of guilt. A defendant should be found guilty just in case it is rational to believe that the defendant is guilty. Our notion of rational belief implies a threshold view on which belief requires high credence, but mere statistical…

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Steven Nadler – “Spinoza as Moral Philosopher” (Rotelli Lectures, Vita-Salute San Raffaele; online)

14 March 202218 March 2022

https://listserv.liv.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa?A2=PHILOS-L;c0f45d55.2202 Rotelli Lectures 2022 Vita-Salute San Raffaele University Professor Steven Nadler “Spinoza as Moral Philosopher” (14 – 18 March 2022, Microsoft Teams)  Vita-Salute San Raffaele University is glad to announce that the Rotelli Lectures 2022 will be given by Professor Steven Nadler (Vilas Research Professor and William H. Hay II Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison). The lectures are open to everyone and can be attended via Microsoft Teams every day from the 14th to the 18th of March, from 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm (CET – Rome time zone). The theme for this…

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WS – Self-Knowledge and the Law (Cambridge)

29 March 2022
Jesus College, University of Cambridge Cambridge, CB5 8BL United Kingdom + Google Map

From Alexander Greenberg (Southampton): There will a workshop on the theme of Self-Knowledge and the Law on Tuesday 29th March, 2022, taking place at Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Philosophers have long recognised that our knowledge of our own minds is distinctive, and differs from our knowledge of the minds of others. In order to know the thoughts and feelings of others, we need to rely on observation or inference, whereas we typically know what we think and feel immediately, without any…

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April 2022

WS: On Victor Tadros’ _To Do, To Die, To Reason Why_ (Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace & Princeton)

8 April 20229 April 2022
Marx Hall, Princeton University, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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http://stockholmcentre.org/event/workshop-on-victor-tadros-to-do-to-die-to-reason-why/ Workshop on Victor Tadros’ To Do, To Die, To Reason Why Co-hosted by Princeton University, and co-sponsored by the Society for Applied Philosophy. Marx Hall, Princeton University Friday 8th April 2022 Speakers: Johann Frick (Berkeley) Colleen Murphy (Illinois) Anna Stilz (Princeton) Daniel Viehoff (NYU) Kit Wellman (Washington St Louis) Victor Tadros (Warwick) This workshop will explore themes from Victor Tadros’ book, To Do, To Die, To Reason Why (OUP, 2020). Draft programme: 09.00 – 09.10 Introductions 09.10 – 10.20 Daniel Viehoff (NYU)…

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May 2022

CONF: Philosophy at the Intersection of Moral Responsibility, Agency and Regulation (Birmingham)

9 May 202210 May 2022
European Research Institute, University of Birmingham, Prittchats Road
Birmingham, B15 2SB United Kingdom

https://agencyintersections2022.wordpress.com/ Philosophy at the Intersection of Moral Responsibility, Agency and Regulation 9th-10th May 2022, University of Birmingham We constantly judge ourselves and others for the things we do, and try to influence their moral beliefs and behaviour. But why? Are these practices even effective? This conference aims to address issues that arise at the intersection of the debates surrounding moral responsibility, agency, and the regulation of our own and others’ behaviour. Reactive attitudes for example may be said to have…

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WS – Biology as Process: Philosophical Background and Implications (Tartu)

17 May 202221 May 2022
Department of Philosophy, University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18
Tartu, 51005 Estonia
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https://listserv.liv.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa?A2=PHILOS-L;b113978a.2202 Workshop on process-based philosophy of biology with John Dupré The chair of philosophy of science of the University of Tartu organises the workshop “Biology as Process: Philosophical Background and Implications” on May 17-21, 2022, taught by Professor John Dupré from the University of Exeter. Main target group: students and young scholars of philosophy and other disciplines The course consists of lectures and seminars, and includes practical work and a visit to the Estonian Genome Centre. There is no participation fee. Students can…

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June 2022

WS+CFA: Responsibility for Beliefs (Helsinki)

9 June 202210 June 2022
Disciplines of Practical and Theoretical Philosophy, University of Helsinki., Yliopistonkatu 3
Helsinki, 00100 Finland
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https://listserv.liv.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa?A2=PHILOS-L;f0d95f4e.2202 Call for Abstracts The Responsible Beliefs project at the University of Helsinki is happy to invite abstracts for a workshop on responsibility for beliefs (broadly construed). This two-day, in-person workshop aims to bring together philosophers working on the normativity of and responsibility for doxastic states from varying perspectives (e.g., epistemic, moral, prudential, etc.). Our keynote speakers will be Susan Wolf (UNC Chapel Hill) and Rik Peels (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). (Other invited speakers may be added later.) The current plan is to organize the workshop…

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CONF: Law, Rationality and Practical Reason (UK-IVR 2022 Annual Conf)

10 June 202212 June 2022

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/law/news/2021/items/call-for-papers-uk-ivr-2022-annual-conference.html The 2022 conference will focus on Law, Rationality and Practical Reason: Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives and will take place 10-12 June 2022. When: Friday, June 10, 2022 - Saturday, June 11, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where: University of Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy (online event only), Keynote Speakers: Professor Kimberley Brownlee (University of British Columbia) Professor Terence Irwin (University of Oxford and Cornell University) Professor Melissa Lane (Princeton University) Professor Matt Matravers (University of York) Call for papers…

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