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2010 BSET Registration Open
By S. Matthew Liao

Registration is now open for the 2010 conference of the British Society for Ethical Theory, to be held at the University of Nottingham, 7th-9th July. (This is the period directly before the 2010 Joint Session.)

Details of the programme and registration forms are available here:

Keynote speakers:
Jamie Dreier (Brown)
Tim Mulgan (St. Andrews)

Submitted Papers:
“Value Incomparability and Indeterminacy” – Cristian Constantinescu (Cambridge)

“A New Theory of Well-Being” – Jennifer Hawkins (Duke)

“Sentimentalism and Deontological Intuitions” – Antti Kauppinen (Amsterdam/Trinity College Dublin)

“Faith in Humanity” – Ryan Preston-Roedder (Chapel Hill)

“Fairness Between Competing Claims” – Ben Saunders (Oxford)

“Should We Be Sorry That We Exist?” – Saul Smilansky (Haifa)

“Can We Believe the Error Theory?” – Bart Streumer (Reading)

“Thick Concepts and Variability” – Pekka Vayrynen (Leeds)

“Taking the Ideal out of Nonideal Theory: Institutional Design as Failure Analysis” – David Wiens (Michigan)

Register before 11th June to avoid the late fee.

For more information, contact the local organisers:
Andy Fisher: andrew.fisher (at)
Neil Sinclair: neil.sinclair (at)
Chris Woodard: christopher.woodard (at)


  1. 1. Posted by Antti Kauppinen | May 14, 2010 2:19 am

    Might be worth noting here that one of the BSET papers began its life as a blog post (‘Sentimentalism and Moral Grammar‘) on this very blog!

  2. 2. Posted by S. Matthew Liao | May 14, 2010 2:47 pm

    Congratulations, Antti! Looks like it’ll be a really good conference!

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