Humanities Council Short-Term Fellow Grad Seminar: "Killing and Causing to Exist"

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 9:32pm -- ngroll
Speaker: 
Jeff McMahan
Affiliation: 
University of Oxford

Jeff McMahan will be a Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of Philosophy during the fall.  He is the White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford. 

Professor McMahan works on a range of moral issues concerned with harming and killing, including the justification and limits of defensive harming, war, abortion, and the killing of animals.

He will present three 2-hour graduate seminars on the the topic “Killing and Causing to Exist."

Date: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
201 Marx Hall