Events

Queen’s University Belfast, Spring 2013

All events take place in the Meredith Room, 23 University Square, at 4pm on Thursdays unless otherwise specified.

 14th February             Professor David Archard

Professor in Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast

‘Procreative Liberty’

21st February             Dr. Richard Hull

Director of COBRA, NUI Galway

‘Thinking about Reproductive Choices: Impairment and Enhancement’

[Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture]

27th February             Dr. Gerard Hough

Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Aberdeen

‘What Lois Doesn’t Know: Frege’s Puzzle and the Semantics of Names’

[Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture]

Note: Dr. Hough’s talk will take place on Wednesday at 6pm in the Meredith Room.

28th February             Professor David Archard

Professor in Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast

‘Making a Difference: Normative Philosophy in the World of Law and Policy’

[Inaugural Lecture]

Note: Professor Archard’s lecture will take place on Thursday at 5pm in LAN/01/052.

7th March                   Dr. Benjamin Jarvis

Lecturer in Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast

‘Belief without Credence’

14th March                 Dr. Joseph Diekemper

Lecturer in Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast

‘Spatial and Temporal Reductionism’

21st March                  Dr. Cathal Ó Madagáin

Teaching and Research Fellow in Philosophy, University College Dublin

‘Can Groups Have Concepts?’

[Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture]

2nd May                      Professor Julian Savulescu

Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, Oxford University

‘Unfit for the Future: the Need for Moral Bioenhancement’

[Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture]

Note: Professor Savulescu’s lecture will take place at 4pm on Thursday in 16 University Square, G01.

For further information about any of the above events, please contact Dr. Benjamin Jarvis (b.jarvis@qub.ac.uk).

 

Two further events to be aware of:

22-23 February          Meeting of the Irish Philosophical Club

Boyne Valley Hotel

Drogheda, Ireland

External Speaker: Professor Duncan Pritchard (Edinburgh)

Parties interested in attending should contact Dr. Joseph Diekemper (j.diekemper@qub.ac.uk)

6-7 June                      Workshop: Bioethical Expertise

Queen’s University Belfast

Supported in part by the Royal Institute of Philosophy, Belfast Branch

Keynote Address and Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture:

 Professor Bobbie Farsides

Professor of Clinical and Biomedical Ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Parties interested in attending should contact Dr. Nathan Emmerich (n.emmerich@qub.ac.uk)

For further information see:

http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofPoliticsInternationalStudiesandPhilosophy/Events/Events2013/WorkshopBioethicalExpertise6-7thJune2013/

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