“Moral Education: Ancient and Contemporary” Conference — June 8-9 Northwestern University

In case you’re looking for something to do this weekend in the Evanston area . . . (Apologies for the late notice. I just learned of this event.) CL

Saturday, June 8th

The conference will be held in Harris 108 on both Saturday and Sunday. See a map.
9:15‑11:00 Harry Brighouse (Univ. of Wisconsin)
“What are Educational Goods and How Should They be Distributed?”
Commentator: Kyla Ebels-Duggan (Northwestern)
11:15‑1:00 David Ebrey (Northwestern)
“The Difference between Teaching and Habituation in Plato and Aristotle”
Commentator: Gabriel Richardson Lear (Univ. of Chicago)
1:00‑2:30 Lunch
2:30‑4:15 Kristján Kristjánsson (Univ. of Birmingham)
“Measuring Aristotelian Virtue: Eight Variations on a Messy Theme”
Commentator: Sophie Haroutunian-Goron (Northwestern)
4:30‑6:15 Rachana Kamtekar (Univ. of Arizona)
“Impressing patterns and generating pleasures: Two models of musical education”
Commentator: Emily Fletcher (Univ. of Wisconsin)
Saturday Evening: Conference Dinner

Sunday, June 9th

9:15‑11:00 Gavin Lawrence (UCLA)
“Authenticity and Creativity”
Commentator: Richard Kraut (Northwestern)
11:15‑1:00 Rachel Barney (Univ. of Toronto)
“The General’s Question: Plato on what the courageous person knows”
Commentator: Joseph Barnes (UC Berkeley / Humboldt Univ.)
1:00‑2:30 Lunch
2:30‑4:15 Randall Curren (Univ. of Rochester)
“Motivational Dimensions of Moral Learning”
Commentator: Darcia Narvaez (Notre Dame)
4:30‑6:15 Agnes Callard (Univ. of Chicago)
“Students of Virtue”
Commentator: Joseph Karbowski (Notre Dame)

There is no registration fee, but if you are planning to attend, please let David Ebrey know at d‑ebrey@northwestern.edu

Note that Gavin Lawrence will also be giving a philosophy department colloquium talk on Friday, May 7th, 4-6 PM: “Puzzles in Deliberation.” It will be held in University Hall, room 122. Map it

Ancient Philosophy at Northwestern * Ethics at Northwestern

Conference primarily sponsored by The Spencer Foundation with additional support from The Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and the Philosophy and Classics Departments at Northwestern University.

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