Seventh Annual Felician Ethics Conference

The seventh annual Felician Ethics Conference will be held at the Rutherford Campus of Felician College on Saturday, April 20.Guest lecturers include philosophers from across the country and as far away as Nova Scotia and Hong Kong.

The keynote speaker, Robert Audi, will address the topic “Intuitive Moral Judgment and Axiological Plurality: Can the New Intuitionism Solve the Problem of Incommensurable Values?”

Robert Audi is the John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Management at the University of Notre Dame with research interests in ethics, political philosophy, epistemology, religious epistemology, and the philosophy of mind and action.He has published 15 books including most recently “Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State” and “The Good and the Right,” along with authoring over 200 papers in journals such as International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Professional Ethics Journal, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, and the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy. He has served as the president of the American Philosophical Association and as general editor of the first and second editions of the Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. He holds a B.A. from Colgate University and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

The conference comprises two morning sessions and one afternoon session. Among the issues to be discussed in the morning sessions are:

Moral Epistemology; Business Ethic; Catholic Social Thought; Aristotelian Ethics; Ethics, Measurement, and Measurability; The Ethics of Love; Libertarianism: Nozick and Tomasi

The afternoon sessions include discussion on:

Issues in Meta-Ethics: Moral Luck; Non-Cognitivism; The Ethics of Humility; Abortion; The Claims of Community: MacIntyre and Weil

Registration begins 8:45 a.m. in the lobby of Martin Hall. A reception follows at 5:30 p.m.

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