28.05.2013

Philosophy as a Humanist Discipline

Featuring: Jerome Bruner, John Gray, Naomi Eilan, Timothy Garton Ash, Helena Kennedy, QC, Hermione Lee, Mark Lilla, Ken Macdonald, QC, Avishai Margalit, Alan Ryan, Samuel Scheffler, Robert Silvers, Edward Skidelsky, Marc Stears, John Vickers, Jeremy Waldron, and Mary Warnock.

ARRANGED BY THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS FOUNDATION; FRITT ORD; ALL SOULS COLLEGE, OXFORD; THE EUROPAEUM, OXFORD; WADHAM COLLEGE, OXFORD; WOLFSON COLLEGE, OXFORD.

Programme:

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 22

2.30-4 PM
I "Berlin, Hampshire, Williams and Their World": Robert Silvers (Chair), Avishai MargalitAlan RyanMary Warnock

4.30-6 PM
II "Hedgehogs and Foxes; The Philosopher as Public Intellectual". John Vickers (Chair), John GrayHelena Kennedy QCMark Lilla.


SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 23

10-11.30 AM
III "Plural Values and The History of Ethics". Hermione Lee (Chair), Naomi EilanAlan RyanEdward Skidelsky.

12-1.30 PM
IV "Is Political Philosophy More Than a Branch of Ethics?". Ken Macdonald, QC (Chair), Samuel Scheffler, Jerome BrunerJeremy Waldron.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 23.

2.30-4 PM
V "Ethics and Power: The Long Shadow of Machiavelli". Robert Silvers (Chair), Avishai MargalitTimothy Garton AshMarc Stears.

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