The last decade has seen a resurgence of interest in Aristotle’s work among political, social and moral theorists – with identifiably Aristotelian themes and positions emerging in debates on issues from well-being to social ontology, and from management theory to the capabilities approach. And as previously, there is a suitably broad remit for the third annual conference of the PSA’s Contemporary Aristotelian Studies Group.
9:30 Registration / refreshments
10:00 Monica Mookherjee (Keele University) ‘The Human Capabilities of Multiculturalism’ Gideon Calder (University of South Wales) ‘Thick and Thin Capabilities’
11:15 Michael Lee (University of Nottingham) ‘A MacIntyrean Form of Therapy?’ Mostafa Younesie (Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran) ‘Re-reading Aristotle on Endoxa’
1:15 Keynote: Tony Lawson (University of Cambridge) 'Why Bother with Social Ontology?'
2:15 Kaveh Pourvand (Civitas) ‘MacIntyre, Hobbes and Human Nature’
3:45 Carol Atack (University of Cambridge) 'Virtue and the Metaphysics of Monarchy: Aristotelian Arguments' Matthew Dennis (University of Warwick) ‘Aristotle’s Contribution to Nietzsche’s Philosophical Anthropology’