St. John’s Department Philosophy is hosting a Speculative Ethics Forum  for professional philosophers, graduate students, and philosophy faculty this Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the St. John’s University Manhattan Campus.
Here’s the schedule for the day:
9 a.m. Brian Ballard (Pittsburgh), “The Emotional Representation of Value,”Commenter: Chrysoula Gitsoulis (CUNY)
9:50 a.m. Peter Simpson (CUNY), “Music and Morals: Ancient Lessons for Modern Times,” Commenter: John Peterman (William Paterson University)
10:40 a.m. Break
10:50 a.m. Jada Twedt Strabbing (Fordham), “Accountability and the Thoughts in Reactive Attitudes,” Commenter: Roman Altshuler (Kutztown University)
11:40 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Stephanie Leary (Rutgers), “Non-naturalism and Normative Necessities,” Commenter: Ross Colebrook (CUNY)
1:20 p.m. Break
1:30 p.m. Melissa Moschella (CUA), “Donor Conception and the Right of Children to Be Loved by their Biological Parents,” Commenter: Sari Kisilevsky (Queens College)
2:20 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. S. Matthew Liao (NYU), “Threshold Deontology and Moral Vagueness,” Commenter: Max Hayward (Columbia)
3:20 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Keynote Address: Larry Temkin (Rutgers), “To Boldly Go Where No Man, or Woman, has Gone Before!”
5 p.m. Forum Finis
Any questions about the event should be sent to Dr. David Kaspar at speculative.ethics.forum (at) gmail.com.