Lauener Foundation for Analytical Philosophy


Friday 02 September 2016
Bern, Switzerland

7th International Lauener Symposium on Analytical Philosophy
on Themes from Thomas M. Scanlon


Chair: Prof. Alex Burri (Member of the Foundation’s Council)
9.00-9.50 Prof. Thomas Nagel (New York University)
  Moral Reality and Moral Progress
10.00-10.50 Dr. des. Susanne Mantel (Universität des Saarlandes)
  On How to Explain Rational Motivation
10.50-11.10 Coffee Break
11.10-12.00 Prof. Serena Olsaretti (ICREA – Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  Equality of Opportunity, Incentives and Parental Partiality
12.10-13.00 Prof. Derek Parfit (University of Oxford)
  Scanlonian Contractualism
13.00-14.30 Lunch Break
Chair: Prof. Markus Stepanians (Universität Bern)
14.30-15.20 Prof. Rainer Forst (Universität Frankfurt am Main)
  Moral and Political Justification
15.30-16.20 Prof. Zofia Stemplowska (University of Oxford)
  Blaming and Holding People Responsible for What They Do Not Control
16.20-16.40 Coffee Break
16.40-17.30 Prof. Andrew Williams (ICREA – Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  Constructivism and State-Given Reasons
17.40-18.30 Prof. Thomas M. Scanlon (Harvard University)
  Contractualism and Justification
18.30 End of the Symposium

Attendance of the symposium is free and no registration is required. 

Venue: Haus der Universität, Schlösslistrasse 5, Bern, Switzerland



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