Conference Details

Ethics and the Place of Philosophy: The Legacy of Bernard Williams’s Critique will be held at the University of Chicago on Friday October 28th and Saturday October 29th, 2011. TheĀ conference is provisionally scheduled to begin at 9am on Friday, and will be held in the 3rd Floor Theater at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637. Each day of the conference will conclude with a reception to which all participants are warmly invited. A more detailed program can be found here.

**Registration is now closed except for members of the University of Chicago**

Speakers
Sarah Broadie (St. Andrews) – “In the Steps of Bernard Williams: Looking at Ancient Greek Ethics”
Raymond Geuss (Cambridge) – “Did Williams Do Ethics?”
Alasdair MacIntyre (Notre Dame) – “The Elusive Starting-Point of Deliberation: A Crux in Bernard Williams’s Thought”
Richard Moran (Harvard) – “Williams, History, and ‘the Impurity of Philosophy'”
Samuel Scheffler (NYU) – “Fear, Death, and Confidence”

Commentators
Agnes Callard
James Conant
Gabriel Lear
Robert Pippin
Candace Vogler

Introductory & Closing Remarks
Jonathan Lear
Martha Nussbaum

The conference is being organized by Jonathan Lear, and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Registration for the event is free, but is required for all participants. Registration is now closed except to members of the University of Chicago. As space is limited, you are encouraged to register as soon as possible; this can be done online by visiting ourĀ registration page.

For more information, please contact the graduate student coordinator, Mark Hopwood: mhopwood at uchicago dot edu.

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