International conference on the Moral Significance of Intentions

Leeds, 9-11 June 2014

University House, Woodhouse Rooms

 

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the  British Academy in providing the funding for the conference.

 

Some pictures

Speakers: 

Michael Bratman (Stanford): Self-Reinforcing Planning Agency

John Broome (Oxford): Normativity in Reasoning

Luca Ferrero (UW Milwaukee): Intending, Acting and Doing

Helen Frowe (Stockholm): What Justifies Armed Humanitarian Intervention 

Julia Markovits (MIT): Motivation and Evaluation

David Owens (Reading): Habits and Policies

Sarah Paul (Wisconsin): Good Intentions and the Road to Hell

Ralph Wedgwood (USC): The Predicament of Choice

 

PROGRAMME

9 June (Monday)

9:00 - 9:30 Registration & coffee

9:30 - 11:15 Sarah Paul (Wisconsin): Good Intentions and the Road to Hell

Chair: Matthew Smith (Leeds)

11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 1:15 David Owens (Reading): Habits and Policies

Chair: Ulrike Heuer (Leeds)

1:15 - 2:15 Lunch

2:15 - 4 Helen Frowe (Stockholm): The Role of Right Intention in Humanitarian Intervention

Chair: Fiona Woollard (Southampton)

4 - 4:15 Coffee break

4:15 - 6 John Broome: Normativity in Reasoning

Chair: Gerald Lang (Leeds)

6: Participants return to hotels and freshen up, opportunities for runs, walks, etc.

7:30 Drinks & Dinner at The Tetley

 

10 June (Tuesday)

9:30 - 11:15 Julia Markovits (MIT): Motivation and Evaluation

Chair: Felix Koch (FU Berlin)

11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 1:15 Michael Bratman (Stanford): Self-Reinforcing Planning Agency

Chair: Matthew Smith (Leeds)

1:15 - 2:30 Lunch

2:30 Meet for Activities 

7:30 Drinks and Dinner at Shear's Yard

 

11 June (Wednesday)

9:30-11:15 Luca Ferrero (UW Milwaukee): Intending, Acting, and Doing

Chair: Grant Rozeboom (Stanford)

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-1:15 Ralph Wedgwood (USC): The Predicament of Choice

Chair: Pekka Väyrynen (Leeds)

1:15-2:30 Lunch

The End