SOPhiA 2019

Salzburgiense Concilium Omnibus Philosophis Analyticis

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Programme - Talk

Responsibility and Agency
(Affiliated Workshop, English)

Schedule.

16:15--17:10 Jan-Willem Wieland
17:15--18:10 Hannah Altehenger
18:20--19:15 Sofia Bonicalzi
19:20--20:15 Leonhard Menges


Organisation: Leonhard Menges (Salzburg)


Chair: Leonhard Menges
Time: 16:15-20:00, 19 September 2019 (Thursday)
Location: SR 1.005

Hannah Altehenger  
(Bielefeld University, Germany)

Hannah Altehenger is Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Postdoc) at Universität Bielefeld. She mainly works on moral psychology and theory of action and she is also interested in metaethics, normative ethics, and the philosophy of mind.

Sofia Bonicalzi  
(LMU Munich, Germany)

Sofia Bonicalzi is a postdoctoral researcher associated with the Chair of Philosophy of Mind, at the LMU. She specialised in philosophy of mind/action, philosophy of cognitive neuroscience, and moral psychology. Her current research interests focus on the philosophy and neuroscience of volition and action. Before joining the LMU, she has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL (Action and Body Group) and at the School of Advanced Study (UoL), working on theoretical aspects of volition, intentions, and responsibility, and carrying out experimental work on the cognitive neuroscience of actions and intentions. During her postdoctoral experience, she has acquired technical skills in experimental design and techniques, and data analysis. In collaboration with other philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists, she is involved in a project grant (SSNAP, Duke University) aimed to conduct theoretical and experimental research on causation, responsibility and counterfactual thinking. She holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Pavia and she has been a visiting Ph.D. candidate at the Sage School of Philosophy, at Cornell University.

Leonhard Menges 
(University of Salzburg, Austria)

Leonhard Menges is Assistant Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Salzburg where he teaches ethics, social, and political philosophy. In his research he focuses on questions surrounding blame and responsibility and on questions surrounding the right to privacy.

Jan-Willem Wieland  
(University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Jan Willem Wieland is Assistant Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, where he teaches courses in ethics and argumentation. His research focuses on issues in normative ethics and moral responsibility. He has edited a book on the epistemic condition of moral responsibility, and his latest work concerns collective actions problems.

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