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UCR Department of Philosophy presents

Bernd Magnus Memorial Conference
Feb 12-13, 2016

Friday: Ethics and Public Policy (Location: HMNSS 1500)

1:00 PM David Magnus, “The Concept of Brain Death: A perspectivist approach”

Stanford University: Thomas A. Raffin Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Ethics, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director of Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

3:00 PM Andrew Light, “A Progressive Path Through the Paris Climate Agreement”

U.S. Department of State: Senior Climate Change Advisor

George Mason University: University Professor and Director of Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy

5:30 Reception (Center for Ideas & Society, College Building South)

Saturday: Nietzsche-related (Location: Center for Ideas & Society, College Building South)

10:00 AM Joshua Landy, “Redemption, Palliation, and Endurance: Three Modes of Self-Narration”

Stanford University: Andrew B. Hammond Professor in French Language, Literature and Civilization, Professor of Comparative Literature and co-director of the Literature and Philosophy Initiative

1:30 PM Kathleen Higgins, “Unfulfillable Ideals and Self-Consuming Concepts”

University of Texas at Austin: Professor of Philosophy

3:30 PM Alexander Nehamas, “Nietzsche, Truth, and ‘The Falsification Thesis'”

Princeton University: Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Comparative Literature


Cosponsored by the Center for Ideas & Society and the College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Free & open to the public

Complimentary parking is available at the Parking Kiosk on West Campus Drive (at the corner of University Ave).  At the kiosk, please request parking for the “Magnus Conference” to receive a permit. There will be signs directing guests to the kiosk and event location each day.

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David Magnus

Part 1: https://youtu.be/qeMwg96ITec
Part 2: https://youtu.be/cXFoJbj-bJY
Part 3: https://youtu.be/VLmVtz_VsuY
Part 4: https://youtu.be/zhQcRsPiA-E

Andrew Light

Part 1: https://youtu.be/xEt0BipBn4Y
Part 2: https://youtu.be/CeqmxWPk8JY
Part 3: https://youtu.be/lSIO9wpoTVY
Part 4: https://youtu.be/QhkfDnM5aBc
Part 5: https://youtu.be/jTrV2SezXl0

Kathleen Higgins

Part 1: https://youtu.be/bRNvF0sQltE
Part 2: https://youtu.be/0YMQcDBXI3M
Part 3: https://youtu.be/1tSLffMdiSI