Jeff McMahan Accepts White’s Chair of Moral Philosophy

mcmahan[1]Jeff McMahan recently accepted the White’s Chair of Moral Philosophy at Oxford.

Previously held by John Broome, James Griffin, Bernard Williams, and R.M. Hare, this is arguably the most prestigious position in moral philosophy. McMahan was offered the chair earlier in the year and recently decided to accept.

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The 2010 Blackwell/Brown Lectures in Philosophy

Wiley-Blackwell Publishing and Brown University are pleased to present “Learning from Experience”, three Lectures by Scott Sturgeon, CUF Lecturer in Philosophy, Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Wadham College, University of Oxford.

The three public lectures will take place consecutively from  Monday 29th November to Friday 3rd December 2010, as follows:

  • Theories of Visual Input
    Monday, November 29 at 4:00pm
  • Visual Episodes and Perceptual Justification
    Wednesday, December 1 at 4:00pm
  • Basic Epistemic Commitments
    Friday, December 3 at 4:00pm

Location:

All lectures will take place at:

Gerard House
Room 119
54 College Street
Providence, RI 02912

Click here for directions

Previous Blackwell/ Brown lecturers include Philip Pettit (2008), Frank Jackson (2006), Timothy Williamson (2005), John Broome (2003), and Kit Fine (2002), and to mark the occasion Wiley-Blackwell are offering a 20% discount on all titles in the accompanying book series (code: PHC10), valid on their website until 31st December 2010.