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Freedom and Autonomy Conference

Birkbeck College, University of London

This conference, the second in an annual series, brings together a wide range of researchers working on autonomy and freedom as topics in moral, social and political philosophy.

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Thursday, 24th May

9.30 Arrival

9.45 'Freedom and Self-Determination: From Individual To Group’

Kelly Tuke

Doctoral Research Student, University of Bern

11.15 Break

11.30 ‘Responsibility and Individual Autonomy’

Ben Colburn

Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow

1 Lunch break

2 ‘Feminist Intuitions About Oppression and Agency’

Carlo DaVia

Lecturer, Fordham University, New York

3.30 Break

4 Keynote Talk: ‘Freedom as Socio-Political Status’

John Christman

Professor, Penn State University

5.30 End


Friday, 25th May

9.30 Arrival

9.45 ‘Property Rights: Dominating, Not Conditioning, Freedom’

Ben Joicey

Independent Scholar, Tokyo

11.15 Break

11.30 ‘The Benefits of Coercion: The Coercive Approach to Distributive Justice’

Elizabeth Hupfer

Assistant Professor, High Point University, North Carolina

1 Lunch break

2 ‘The Ambiguity of Agency: Identified and Resolved’

Rutger Claassen

Associate Professor, Utrecht University

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Sem de Maagt

Assistant Professor, Utrecht University

3.30 Break

4 ‘The Impossibility of Voluntary Enslavement’

Ruxandra Ivanescu

Doctoral Research Student, University of Manchester

5.30 End


This conference has been generously funded by the Mind Association and the Birkbeck Philosophy Department.

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