The reading group of the Ethics and Political Philosophy Laboratory will take place online, via Zoom. The programme is as follows:
10/2 – Regina Queiroz
Michael Freeden (2009). "Failures of Political Thinking". Political Studies, 47, pp. 141-164.
24/2 – Dina Mendonça
Amelie Oksonberg Rorty (1995). "The Many Faces of Morality", Midwest Studies in Philosophy, XX, pp. 67-82.
3/3 – Erich Rast
Karl-Dieter Opp (2013). "Norms and Rationality. Is Moral Behavior a Form of Rational Action?". Theory and Decision, Vol. 74, pp. 383-409.
17/3 – Hélder Telo
Julia Annas (2017). "Ancient Eudaimonism and Modern Morality", in Christopher Bobonich (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 265-280.
7/4 – Lorenzo Sala
Carla Bagnoli (2017). "Kant in Metaethics: The Paradox of Autonomy, Solved by Publicity". In: Altman M. (eds.), The Palgrave Kant Handbook. Palgrave Handbooks in German Idealism. London, Palgrave Macmillan.
21/4 – Sandra Dzenis
Sandra Dzenis & Filipe Nobre Faria (2020). "Political Correctness: the Twofold Protection of Liberalism". Philosophia, 48, pp. 95–114.
5/5 – José Tomaz Castello Branco
John Gray (2002). Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals. London, Granta Books, chap.1.
19/5 – Pedro Teixeira
Axel Honneth (2015). Freedom's Right: The Social Foundations of Democratic Life. NY, Columbia University Press, pp. 1-19.
14/10 – Marta Vences
Antti Kauppinen, 'Empathy and Moral Judgement', in H. Maibom (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy, 2017.
28/10 – Luís Miguel Simões
John Rawls, Political Liberalism (Expanded Edition), New York: Columbia University Press, 2005 (1st ed. 1993), Lecture I, §§ 1-4, pp, 3-28.
18/11 – Giovanni Damele
Cass Sunstein, "Has liberalism ruined everything?". Contemp Polit Theory 19, 175–187 (2020).
25/11 – António Marques
Jürgen Habermas, Between Facts and Norms, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. pp. 1-17.
9/12 – Gabriele De Angelis
Bernard Williams: “Realism and Moralism in Political Theory”, in In the Beginning Was the Deed, ed. by Geoffrey Hawthorn (Princeton-Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2005), pp. 1-17.
16/12 – João Lemos
Berys Gaut, "The ethical criticism of art", in J. Levinson (ed.), Aesthetics and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998 (pp. 182-203).
Mattia, Riccardi, ‘Kant on the Number of Worlds’
Hélder Telo, "Ancient Eudaimonism and Modern Morality"
Erich Rast, "Norms and Rationality. Is Moral Behavior a Form…
João Constâncio, ‘Nietzsche on Kant and Teleology in 1868: ‘“Life”…
Dina Mendonça, The Many Faces of Morality
Schedule - 2nd Semester
Regina Queiros, "Failures of Political Thinking"
João Lemos, "The ethical criticism of art"
Gabriele De Angelis, “Realism and Moralism in Political Theory”
António Marques, 'Between Facts and Norms'
Giovanni Damele, 'Has liberalism ruined everything?'
Luís Miguel Simões, "Political Liberalism"
Marta Vences, 'Empathy and Moral Judgement'
Tiago Sousa, "Designs À La Grecque"
L. Miguel Simões, "Political Treatise"
Sílvia Bento, "Freedom as the 'Keystone' to the Vault of…
Ana Falcato, "Shame and Autonomy"
Martín Fleitas, "Kant's Conception of Inner Value"
Martín Fleitas, "Notes for a normative-constitutivist approach to the problem…
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Inês Salgueiro, "From Hume to Kant via Wittgenstein"
Sofia Miguens - "I, Me, Mine - Back to Kant,…
Jeff McMahan - "Future People, Climate Change, and War"
International Conference THE STATUS OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM
António Marques, "Kant against the Animals"
Olivier Chassaing, "The Expressive Function of Punishment"
Nuria Sánchez Madrid, "Linhas de fuga da comunidade estética e…
Nuria Sánchez Madrid, "Oeuvre de l'Art et Oeuvre d'Art"
Per Algander, "Needing and Necessity"
Regina Queiroz, "European Liberalisms: An Essay in Comparative Political Thought"
Roberto Merrill, "Ethically justifiable? Free riding versus fair shares"
Dina Mendonça, "Kant on the Moral Cultivation of Feelings"
Theory and Practice of global governance: topical issues
Luís Miguel Simões, "The Double Mouvement in Polanyi and Hayek:…
Jorge Gonçalves, "A Darwinian Dilemma for Realist Theories of Value"
Alois Pichler (University of Bergen)
António Marques, What We Owe to Each Other (excerpt)
Giovanni Damele, "On the Rationality of Democratic Choice"
Erich Rast, "How to accept the transitivity of better than"
Wagner Teles de Oliveira
Nuno Venturinha's Description of Situations
Maria Filomena Molder
Knowledge, Morality and Society
Filipe Faria, "The New Darwinian Naturalism in Political Theory"
Vicente Sanfélix Vidarte (University of Valencia)
Pedro Abreu, "Deliberation and agreement"
Javier de Prado Salas, "Moral Testimony"
Schedule for the 2018/2019 sessions
Giovanni Damele, "Another Italian thought: elite theory and political realism"
Erich Rast, "Value Disagreement and Two Aspects of Meaning"
John Gibbons, "Things That Make Things Reasonable"
Santoni de Sio
Gilbert Harman, "Moral Realism is Moral Relativism"
Berit Brogaard, "Moral Contextualism and Moral Relativism"
Ronald de Sousa, "Moral Emotions"
Uriah Kriegel, "Moral Phenomenology: Foundational issues"
Introduction to "A Treatise of Human Nature", D. Hume
"The Force of Law", F. Schauer
"The Priority of Democracy to Philosophy", R. Rorty
Terry Eagleton - Marx and Morality