4th International Graduate Conference: Aspects of Self and Agency
Venue: Central European University
|Event Date/Time: Mar 30, 2012||End Date/Time: Mar 31, 2012|
|Abstract Submission Date: Jan 20, 2012|
|Paper Submission Date: Jan 20, 2012|
The topic includes self-awareness, embodiment, first-person authority, various aspects of agency, such as the connection between agency and reasons (and practical rationality), as well as ontological problems about the self/agency and historical takes on any of these subjects.
We welcome papers that discuss linguistic self-reference, self-awareness, self-consciousness, embodiment, first-person authority, self-attribution of agency as well ontological problems about the self. We also welcome papers about various aspects of agency, such as the connection between agency and reasons (and practical rationality), the authorship account of actions, agency and autonomy, implications of theories of personal identity and moral philosophy, normative ethics and applied ethics. In addition, we welcome papers about historical takes on any of these topics.
Participating students will speak for approximately 40 minutes, followed by a 10 minute commentary by a student or faculty member, and a discussion period. The language of the conference is English.