The Practical, the Political and the Ethical seminar series

The Practical, the Political and the Ethical seminar series
Date
7 February 2017, 5.30pm - 7.00pm
Type
Seminar
Venue
Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

Speaker

Thomas Smith (Manchester)

Telic Alienation

Abstract: I consider some cases in which (i) an agent is set on a goal, (ii) she values pursuing it, and yet (iii) she is indifferent as to whether or not she accomplishes it.


The Institute of Philosophy hosts regular seminars on the Practical, the political, the ethical aspects of philosophy. The forum generally meets fortnightly in term time.






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