Home

Faculty
Students
Visiting fellows
Visiting students

Seminars
Philsoc
SPT Seminars
Special Events
Reading Groups

Research Groups
Research Grants

PhD Program
How To Apply
Placement Record

Contact Details
Location
Overview

News
Archives
History
Photo Album

Philosophers at ANU
Computing
Links





Last modified 1 Jan 70
Feedback
Philosophy Program
RSSS, ANU
Reasons and Rationality
23-25 June, 2004


The conference covers a range of issues including the nature of reasons, the relationship between reasons and rationality, and the connections between reasons, rationality, freedom and responsibility. Each session is scheduled for 2 hours. Speakers will be encouraged to make their papers available online, but it will not be assumed that audience members have read them beforehand.

The workshop will be held in the Law Link Lecture Theatre.

Program:

Wednesday 23 June 2004
1:30 pm Jeanette Kennett (Monash) and Stephen Matthews (CSU)
"Normative Agency"
4:00 pm Jonathan Dancy (Reading)
"On Following One's Normative Nose"
7:00 pm Dinner
Thursday 24 June 2004
10:00 am Ruth Chang (Rutgers)
"Can Desires Provide Reasons for Action?"
Noon Lunch
1:30 pm Caroline West (Sydney)
"Persons, Stages, and Prudence"
4:00 pm Niko Kolodny (Harvard/ANU)
"The Normativity of Rationality"
7:00 pm Dinner
Friday 25 June 2004
10:00 am Jay Wallace (Berkeley)
"Moral Reasons and Moral Motivation: Some Reflections on Rationalism in Ethics"

The conference is sponsored by the Australian Research Council. There is no charge and no need to register. For visitors to Canberra, there is a map of the central city and university here, and a list of possible accommodation here.