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Symposium on Moral Philosophy

To honour the memory of Philippa Foot, F.B.A.,
died 3 October 2010.

Dates: Friday 18th March and morning of Saturday 19th March 2011

Venue: Somerville College, Oxford, U.K. OX2 6HD.

Papers will be given by:

Sarah Broadie, University of St Andrews (title: Practical Truth)

Anthony Kenny, University of Oxford (title: Morality, Law and Virtue)

Gavin Lawrence, UCLA (title: The Deep and the Shallow)

Anselm Müller, formerly University of Trier (title: Can Virtue be Taught?)

Michael Thompson, University of Pittsburgh (title: The Human is Nothing Alien to Me)

Ralph Wedgwood, Merton College, Oxford (title: Intention and Outcome: Defending Double Effect)  

Timetable of Papers (PDF)

Philippa Foot

Those wishing to attend should register with the organiser, Lesley.Brown@some.ox.ac.uk. There is no conference fee, and a sandwich lunch on Friday will be available free of charge for those who have registered.

If you wish to attend the conference dinner on Friday 18th March at a cost of approx £25, please book a place by Friday 11th March, mentioning any dietary requirements.

There will be three sessions: Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and Saturday morning.

Somerville College
Accommodation in Somerville College is available at £48 per night bed and breakfast, and may be booked by emailing Bursary@some.ox.ac.uk. Please mention that you will be attending the Moral Philosophy symposium

 

Saturday 19th March memorial occasion in memory of Philippa Foot, 2.30 pm

This will be held in the Dining Hall of Somerville College, and all friends, colleagues, former pupils and anyone who wishes to attend are welcome. Tea will be served afterwards.

For directions to Somerville College see http://www.some.ox.ac.uk/268/all/1/Maps_and_directions.aspx

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