Harvard-MIT Graduate Philosophy Conference


Saturday, February 16, 2019, 9:30am to 6:15pm


Emerson Hall 305

Conference Schedule

9:30—10:00 Coffee and Snacks (in the philosophers’ lounge)

10:00—11:15 “Declaration in Frederick Douglass’s My Bondage and My Freedom"--Philip Yaure (Columbia)
Comments: Krupa Patel (Harvard)

11:30—12:45 “Morally Worthy Deference”--Grace Boey (U Penn)
Comments: Ryan Ravanpak (MIT)

12:45—2:00 Lunch (in Robbins Library)

2:00—3:15 “The Ethics of Failing to Make Happy People: Why
Deontologists Don’t Escape the Problem of Procreation Asymmetry”--Nicola Kemp (USC)
Comments: Britta Clark (Harvard)

3:30—4:45 “No One You Kill is a Stranger: the Special Permission not to Kill”--Mica Rapstine (Houston)
Comments: Daniel Muñoz (MIT)
5:00—6:15 Keynote: “The Bivalence Paradox”--Agnes Callard (Chicago)