College Conference: the new conference will be held at South Bend, IN, United States, named Dimensions of Goodness Conference. The “Dimensions of Goodness” conference is organized for April 4-6, 2011 (Monday to Wednesday). This is actually the present report on speakers and topics to be revealed at the conference:
Franz von Kutschera (Universität Regensburg)
Jonathan Israel (School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study)
What are the major changes in the history of our moral principles?
Jennifer Herdt (Yale University)
What is Christianity’s contribution to ethics?
Vittorio Hösle (University of Notre Dame)
Is there any logic in the history of ethics?
Camillo Padoa-Schioppa (Washington University in St. Louis)
What happens in our brain when we make a choice?
Clive Seligman (University of Western Ontario)
Why and when are values important for moral decisions?
Richard Ernst (ETH Zürich)
Why is there a moral imperative to engage in science?
Peter Kilpatrick (University of Notre Dame)
How can engineering contribute to a better world?
Georges Enderle (University of Notre Dame)
Defining Goodness in Business and Economics
Robin Attfield (Cardiff University )
What moral consequences does the environmental crisis have?
Luis Ernesto Derbez Bautista (Universidad de las Américas Puebla)
What are the right politics for a developing country?
Mary Ellen O’Connell (University of Notre Dame)
Good Law against War
Markus Gabriel (University of Bonn)
Is the world as such good? The problem of theodicy.
Jane Maienschein (Arizona State University)
Finding Goodness among the “Ought” and “Is” Debates about Stem Cell Research
Anita L. Allen (University of Pennsylvania)
What are the main challenges of modern medicine in the 21st century?
Steven D. Smith (University of San Diego)
The Constitution and the Goods of Religion
Wang Hui (Tsinghua University)
How will interculturality challenge our moral ideas?
The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study will host “Dimensions of Goodness,” a main global and interdisciplinary conference. The conference will take care of key issues in lots of disciplines on ideas of the good.This conference is organized by University of Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. So you can get a lot of informations about “Dimensions of Goodness” conference at http://ndias.nd.edu/annual-conferences/future-conferences/ for the more details.