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2nd Annual Conference of CAS specialist group

Contemporary Aristotelian Studies 2nd Annual Conference, University of Nottingham, 18th July 2012

Following its successful launch conference at London Met in June 2011, the second annual conference of the Contemporary Aristotelian Studies specialist group of the UK Political Studies Association was held on 18th July 2012 at the University of Nottingham.

The conference preceded the 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry on the theme of ‘Well-being’, also held at Nottingham from 19-21 July. Thanks to all those who participated. See below for keynote speakers.

Professor Eugene Garver (Yale Law School), author of Confronting Aristotle’s Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality (University of Chicago Press, 2006) and Aristotle’s Politics: Living Well and Living Together (University of Chicago Press, 2012).  Title of Paper: ‘Aristotle’s Deliberation and Ours’

Dr. Tom Angier (University of Kent), author of Techne in Aristotle’s Ethics: Crafting the Moral Life (Continuum 2010); Either Kierkegaard/or Nietzsche: Moral Philosophy in a New Key (Ashgate 2006); ed. Key Ethical Thinkers (Continuum, 2012).  Title of Paper: ‘Public Policy and Happiness Research: An Aristotelian Critique’

Abstracts available here.

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