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Leeds is holding a really interesting workshop on issues concerning naturalism in moral philosophy and in metaphysics and epistemology. Definitely should check it out if you have the chance.

Workshop: “Naturalism: Ethical and Metaphysical”
University of Leeds
September 18-19, 2009

Registration for the workshop is now open. More details about the workshop and registration can be found at:

The workshop begins at 2pm on Friday, 18 September, and ends at 4:15pm on Saturday, 19 September. The speakers are:

Ted Sider (NYU): “Fundamentality and Evaluative Anti-Realism”
Ralph Wedgwood (Oxford): TBA
Jonas Olson (Stockholm): “In Defence of Moral Error Theory”
Carrie Jenkins (Nottingham): “Naturalism and the A Priori”
David Copp (UC Davis): “Toward a Pluralist and Teleological Theory of Normativity”

Funding is gratefully acknowledged from Analysis trust (for a limited number of bursaries to help minimize costs for graduate students), the Department of Philosophy and the Centre for Metaphysics and Mind at the University of Leeds, and the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 231016.


  1. 1. Posted by Matthew Flannagan | July 17, 2009 12:53 pm

    Will the papers be available online? I would be interested in Olson’s paper on the Error Theory.

    Shame I can’t attend but I’m based in New Zealand so it would be a bit of a haul.

  2. 2. Posted by S. Matthew Liao | July 17, 2009 5:25 pm

    You might try to contact Pekka Väyrynen (p.vayrynen (at), who is the organizer for this workshop. Alternatively, you could try to contact Jonas directly. I’m sure he wouldn’t mind sending it to you once it’s ready.

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