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Philosophy Speaker Series Second Event - "Being Responsible and Being Held Responsible" Michael Smith

October 3, 2019 4:30 PM–6:30 PM

All are cordially invited to the Second Speaker for the Annual Philosophy Speakers Series

Being Responsible and Being Held Responsible

Michael Smith

Princeton University

Michael Smith is currently McCosh Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and Adjunct Professor at Monash University, where he is Distinguished Visiting Focus Professor in Monash Philosophy's Focus Program on Belief, Value, and Mind (2017-19). He previously held teaching positions at Oxford, Monash, and The Australian National University. Smith's research focuses on topics in the foundations of ethics, and at the border of ethics and the philosophy of mind and action, and ethics and law. He is the author of The Moral Problem (1994), and Ethics and the A Priori: Selected Essays on Moral Psychology and Metaethics (2004), and the co-author with Frank Jackson and Philip Pettit of Mind, Morality, and Explanation: Selected Collaborations (2005). Smith was elected to the fellowship of the Australian Academy of Humanities in 1997, the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2000, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2013. He gave the John Locke Lectures at Oxford University in 2017.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

4:30 PM in Everest Lounge



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