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Hille Paakkunainen – Virtue and Practical Inference

September 20, 2019 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Department of Philosophy will host Hille Paakkunainen on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 as part of the Concordia Philosophy Speaker Series.

Speaker: Hille Paakkunainen is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Syracuse University. She works in metaethics, epistemology, and philosophy of action.

Time:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 3 to 5 p.m.

Location:  Concordia Political Science Department, Room H-1220, H – Henry F. Hall Building (1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.)

Title: Virtue and Practical Inference

Abstract:  In this talk, Dr. Paakkunainen will argue that virtues of character are dispositions of practical inference, and that neo-Humean belief-desire psychology is inadequate to account for them.

Link: https://www.concordia.ca/cuevents/artsci/philosophy/2019/07/25/hille-paakkunainen-philosophy-speaker-series.html?c=artsci/philosophy/news/events

This is a free public lecture. All are welcome.


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