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Workshop on Empirical-Informed Ethics

4 July 2013 @ 11:00 - 17:15

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On the 4th of July the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen will host a Workshop on Empirically-Informed Ethics Empirical findings, in particular in psychology, increasingly attract attention among moral philosophers. Although their relevance is rarely disputed, how they bear on moral questions and how much weight they should be given remains controversial. The contributors to this workshop explore how empirical findings can be used to advance our understanding of moral reasoning and moral justification. You are…
On the 4th of July the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen will host a
 
Workshop on Empirically-Informed Ethics
 
Empirical findings, in particular in psychology, increasingly attract attention among moral philosophers. Although their relevance is rarely disputed, how they bear on moral questions and how much weight they should be given remains controversial. The contributors to this workshop explore how empirical findings can be used to advance our understanding of moral reasoning and moral justification.
You are cordially invited to take part in the workshop. If you would like to do so, please register before July 2nd by contacting Peter Timmerman (j.p.timmerman@rug.nl). The workshop takes place at the Faculty of Philosophy, Oude Boteringestraat 52, Groningen. 
 
Programme:
11.00 Frank Hindriks, University of Groningen - Intuitions, Gut Feelings, and Moral Knowledge
 
11.45 Peter Timmerman, University of Groningen - Contract Theory and Perspective-Taking
 
12.30 Break
 
13.30 Hanno Sauer, University of Tilburg - Moral Intuitions and Moral Foundations
 
14.15 Maureen Sie, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Moral Hypocrisy and Reasons
 
The workshop will be followed by the public defence of Peter Timmerman's dissertation Thinking About Agreement: The Empirical Plausibility of Moral Contract Theory, at 16.15 in the Aula of the Academy Building of the University of Groningen.

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4 July 2013
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11:00 - 17:15
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RUG , Oude Boteringestraat 52, Academy Building, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands
Oude Boteringestraat 52, Academy Building, 9712 GL Groningen, The Netherlands
Groningen, Groningen 9712 GL The Netherlands

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Peter Timmerman
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On the 4th of July the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen will host a
 
Workshop on Empirically-Informed Ethics
 
Empirical findings, in particular in psychology, increasingly attract attention among moral philosophers. Although their relevance is rarely disputed, how they bear on moral questions and how much weight they should be given remains controversial. The contributors to this workshop explore how empirical findings can be used to advance our understanding of moral reasoning and moral justification.
You are cordially invited to take part in the workshop. If you would like to do so, please register before July 2nd by contacting Peter Timmerman (j.p.timmerman@rug.nl). The workshop takes place at the Faculty of Philosophy, Oude Boteringestraat 52, Groningen. 
 
Programme:
11.00 Frank Hindriks, University of Groningen – Intuitions, Gut Feelings, and Moral Knowledge
 
11.45 Peter Timmerman, University of Groningen – Contract Theory and Perspective-Taking
 
12.30 Break
 
13.30 Hanno Sauer, University of Tilburg – Moral Intuitions and Moral Foundations
 
14.15 Maureen Sie, Erasmus University Rotterdam – Moral Hypocrisy and Reasons
 
The workshop will be followed by the public defence of Peter Timmerman’s dissertation Thinking About Agreement: The Empirical Plausibility of Moral Contract Theory, at 16.15 in the Aula of the Academy Building of the University of Groningen.

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