Convenors: Lubomira Radoilska and Sophia Connell
The Autonomy seminars this term will be focused on failures of autonomous agency, including weakness of will, accidie, and addiction.
The seminars will take place in the Philosophy Faculty Board Room on the following Fridays (5.00 to 6.30pm):
|20 April 2012||Lubomira Radoilska (Cambridge): Why Akrasia is Never Praiseworthy|
|11 May 2012||Richard Holton (MIT): Making Space for an Addict's Self-Control|
|25 May 2012||Sheryl Ross (Wisconsin-La Crosse): Aesthetic Akrasia and Guilty Pleasures: a problem for Competent Judges and the Politics of Feminist Responses to Art|
|8 June 2012||tbc|
For further details, please contact Lubomira Radoilska (lr271) and Sophia Connell (sme1000).