2014 Conference

On March 22, 2014, the Southern Normativity Group will hold its Inaugural Normativity Conference at the University of Kent. The keynote will be given by Sharon Street (NYU).


11:00 – 12:00
Daniel Fogal (New York University)
The Non-Fundamentality of Reasons
Chair: Kristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij
Grimond Seminar Room 2

Yair Levy (Oxford)
Cognitivism about Practical Rationality
Chair: Lubomira Radoilska
Grimond Seminar Room 4 

12:15 – 13:15
Errol Lord (Franklin & Marshall College) and Kurt Sylvan (University of Southampton)
Reasons: Wrong, Right, Normative, Fundamental
Chair: Conor McHugh
Grimond Seminar Room 2

Jeff Behrends (Illinois State University)
Problems and Solutions for a Hybrid Account of Normative Grounding
Chair: Anthony Booth
Grimond Seminar Room 4

13:15 – 14:45
Grimond Seminar Room 2 

14:45 – 15:45
Stephanie Leary (Rutgers University)
Believing for Pragmatic Reasons
Chair: Daniel Whiting
Grimond Seminar Room 2

Nicholas Shackel (Cardiff University)
Pluralism for the Normativity of Rationality
Chair: Graeme A. Forbes
Grimond Seminar Room 4 

15:45 – 16:00
Grimond Seminar Room 2

16:00 – 17:00
Anna Bergqvist (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Thick Concepts
Chair: Simon Kirchin
Grimond Seminar Room 2 

17:00 – 18:30
Sharon Street (New York University)
Nothing “Really” Matters, but That’s Not What Matters
Chair: Simon John Robertson
Grimond Lecture Theatre 2

For walking directions to the University of Kent from the Canterbury West train station, click here. Alternatively, there is a taxi stand right outside of the station. For instructions on how to get to the Grimond building, please click here.

To register, please e-mail Joe Bowen at jb569@kent.ac.uk. There is no registration fee.

The conference is organised by the Southern Normativity Group, and made possible by financial support from KIASH and the School of European Culture and Languages at the University of Kent, Canterbury.

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