Conference

“Free Will in Early Modern Philosophy”

A Mini-Conference

on Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Department of Philosophy, The Ohio State University

347 University Hall

 

Schedule:

 

9.00–9.10 am                         Welcoming Remarks

9.10–10.10 am                        Kevin Wutke (OSU), “Dependence and Obligation in Hobbes’s Leviathan.

Commentary: Mauro Corneli (OSU); Chair: Jennifer Asselin

10.20–11.20 am                     James Fritz (OSU), “The Situationist Challenge to Humean Morality.”

Commentary: Paul Robinson (OSU); Chair: Evan Woods

11.30–12.30 pm                   Dan Giglio (OSU), “Hume, James, and Moral Arguments Concerning Necessity.”

Commentary: Jerilyn Tinio (OSU); Chair: Hope Sample

Lunch Break

2.00–3.00 pm                    Juan Garcia (OSU), “Reid on Character, Power, and Possibility.”

Commentary: Eric De Araujo (OSU); Chair: Matthew McCall

3.10–4.10 pm                    Jennifer Asselin (OSU), “Developing Developed Freedom: Difficulties for the Free Will Accounts of Reid and Kant.”

Commentary: Evan Woods (OSU); Chair: Paul Robinson

Coffee Break

5.00–6.30 pm                   Keynote Address: Kate Abramson (Indiana University)

“Dear Rationalists, No That Won’t Work Either: Hume on Natural Abilities, Virtues and the Self-Government Condition.”

Chair: Hope Sample

7.30 pm                            Reception/dinner for conference participants (location TBA)

 

For more information, contact Julia Jorati (jorati [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu)

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