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Philosophy as a Humanist Discipline

The New York Review of Books Foundation

Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2:30 PM - Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 4:00 PM (GMT)

Oxford, United Kingdom

Philosophy as a Humanist Discipline

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Sponsored by The New York Review Of Books Foundation; Fritt Ord; All Souls College, Oxford; The Europaeum, Oxford; Wadham College, Oxford; Wolfson College, Oxford.

A conference to mark the 50th anniversary of The New York Review of Books and to honour the lives, work, and legacy of Isaiah Berlin, Stuart Hampshire and Bernard Williams.


Program 

Saturday, June 22

2:30–4:00: Berlin, Hampshire, Williams and Their World
Robert Silvers (Chair); Avishai Margalit, Alan Ryan, Mary Warnock

4:30–6:00: Hedgehogs and Foxes; The Philosopher as Public Intellectual 
John Vickers (Chair); John Gray, Helena Kennedy QC, Mark Lilla

Sunday, June 23

10:00–11:30: Plural Values and The History of Ethics
Hermione Lee (Chair); Naomi Eilan, Alan Ryan, Edward Skidelsky

12:00–1:30: Is Political Philosophy More Than a Branch of Ethics? 
Ken Macdonald, QC (Chair); Jerome Bruner, Samuel Scheffler, Jeremy Waldron

2:30–4:00: Ethics and Power: The Long Shadow of Machiavelli
Robert Silvers (Chair); Avishai Margalit, Timothy Garton Ash, Marc Stears

Have questions about Philosophy as a Humanist Discipline? Contact The New York Review of Books Foundation

When & Where


Wadham College
The Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street
OX1 3PN Oxford
United Kingdom

Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2:30 PM - Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 4:00 PM (GMT)


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