EPLab • Reading Group

Erich Rast on Karl-Dieter Opp

Is Moral Behavior a Form of Rational Action?

Erich Rast will host a session on Karl-Dieter Opp (2013). “Norms and Rationality. Is Moral Behavior a Form of Rational Action?”, Theory and Decision, Vol. 74, pp. 383-409. The reading group of the Ethics and Political Philosophy Laboratory is now online and will take place every 2 weeks, on Wednesdays at 11:00, via Zoom. Please contact Filipe Faria if you would like to attend.

Next sessions:

March, 17: Hélder Telo:  Julia Annas (2017). Ancient Eudaimonism and Modern Morality, in Christopher Bobonich (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 265-280.

April, 7: Lorenzo Sala: Carla Bagnoli (2017). Kant in Metaethics: The Paradox of Autonomy, Solved by Publicity. In: Altman M. (eds) The Palgrave Kant Handbook. Palgrave Handbooks in German Idealism. London, Palgrave Macmillan.

April, 21: Sandra Dzenis: Sandra Dzenis & Filipe Nobre Faria (2020). Political Correctness: the Twofold Protection of Liberalism. Philosophia, 48, pp. 95–114.

May, 5: José Tomaz Castello Branco: John Gray (2002). Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals. London, Granta Books, chap.1.

May, 19: Pedro Teixeira: Axel Honneth (2015). Freedom's Right: The Social Foundations of Democratic Life. NY, Columbia University Press, pp. 1-19.