Philosophy as a Humanist Discipline
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2:30 PM - Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 4:00 PM (GMT)
Oxford, United Kingdom
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.
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