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30 Years of Bernard Williams’ Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy

Radcliffe Humanities Centre, Oxford,
July 3-5 2015

An international conference organised by The Open University Ethics Centre and the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford.

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the first publication of one of the most remarkable books in ethics to appear in the last 60 years. At this international conference, a selection of internationally renowned speakers will aim to explore the themes and prospects of Williams’ modern classic.

Speakers agreed to date:

Marcel van Ackeren (Universität Köln),
Simon Blackburn (University of Cambridge),
Sophie-Grace Chappell (The Open University),
Roger Crisp (University of Oxford),
Miranda Fricker (University of Sheffield),
Lorenzo Greco (University of Oxford),
Edward Harcourt (University of Oxford),
Simon Kirchin (University of Kent),
Michael Lacewing (Heythrop College, London),
Gerald Lang (University of Leeds),
Adrian Moore (University of Oxford),
Anthony Price (Birkbeck, University of London),
Paul Russell (University of British Columbia),
John Skorupski (University of St Andrews),
Roger Teichmann (University of Oxford),
Candace Vogler (University of Chicago),
R. Jay Wallace (University of California, Berkeley),
Catherine Wilson (University of York).


Registration for the conference is now closed as all spaces have been filled.

We are grateful to The Mind Association, The Aristotelian Society, Wiley Publishing, The Open University, and The University of Oxford for their generous financial and practical support.