Conference: Fact/Value Distinction (Kent)

December 18, 2014 by ahlstrom-vij

Fact/Value Distinction: Contemporary and Classical Perspectives
16-17 January 2015, Eliot College, University of Kent

Speakers:
Lesley Brown (University of Oxford)
Sophia Connell (University of Cambridge)
David Corfield (University of Kent)
Jane Heal (University of Cambridge)
Simon Kirchin (University of Kent)
Matthew Kramer (University of Cambridge)
David Lee (University of Oxford)
Fiona Leigh (University College London)
Derek Matravers (Open University)
Veli Mitova (University of Vienna)
Giles Pearson (University of Bristol)
Carolyn Price (Open University)
Frisbee Sheffield (University of Cambridge)
Murray Smith (University of Kent)

Overview: The conference offers a constructive exploration of the fact/value distinction across disciplines, bringing together experts from philosophy, classics, aesthetics and law. The event will stimulate critical discussion of and further inquiry into philosophical methodology and possible interactions between the explanatory and normative aspects of reasoning.

Organisers: Lubomira Radoilska (Philosophy) and Kelli Rudolph (Classical and Archaeological Studies)

With generous support from: the Mind Association, the Aristotelian Society, the Analysis Trust, the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, the Kent Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KIASH) and the Kent Centre for Reasoning.

Registration and further information: http://ow.ly/Cr2Ak

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