Skip to main content

Practical Philosophy Workshop

                                                        New Research in Practical Philosophy Workshop
                                                               May 6-7, 2022, Northwestern University
                                                                          All talks in Kresge Hall 3438
This is a read-ahead workshop; please email for access to the papers.


Friday, May 6:

12:00-1:00 PM: “Is Health Care a Commodity?”

Chad Horne, Northwestern University (

1:15-2:15 PM: “The Idea of Nonpublic Reason, Revisited”

Abraham Singer, Loyola University Chicago (

2:30-3:30 PM: “Tragic Moral Conflict in Endangered Species Recovery”

Rachel Bryant, University of Toronto (


Saturday, May 7:

10:00-11:00 AM: “Ethics and Public Policy Analysis”

Douglas MacKay, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (

11:15 AM-12:15 PM: “A Common But Differentiated Responsibility Model for Refugee Protection: An Analysis of International Refugee Law”

Sandra Raponi, Merrimack College (

12:15-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00-2:00 PM: “Morally Bad Art”

Jonathan Peterson, Loyola University New Orleans (

2:15-3:15 PM: “Law as a Tool: Law and Instrumental Value”

Sari Kisilevsky, Queens College CUNY (

3:30-4:30 PM: “Who Pays Wins: A Normative Approach to Political Financing”

Patrick Turmel, Laval University (



There are no upcoming events at this time.