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Lecture and seminars by Professor Jeff McMahan

event-date: 28.10.2015 - 30.10.2015
Place: Larisch Palace, Bracka st. 12 / Institute of Philosophy, Grodzka st. 52
organizer: Dr. Tomasz Żuradzki

Lecture and seminars by Professor Jeff McMahan

We invite all faculty, PhD candidates, and students of the Institute of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, to a lecture

When We Begin to Exist and How That Matters Morally

which will be delivered by Professor Jeff McMahan from Oxford University on Wednesday 28 October, 6 p.m., in the auditorium of the Larisch Palace at Bracka st. 12 in Kraków.

Besides that, we invite everyone interested - primarily PhD candidates but also faculty and students - to take part in two seminars which will be conducted by Professor McMahan. During the seminars we will discuss two articles, currently worked on by Prof. McMahan, thus reading the articles is a precondition of participation in the seminars.


Eating animals the nice way: Thursday, 29 October, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Room 25, Institute of Philosophy, JU


Proportionality and Necessity in Jus in Bello: Friday, 30 October, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Room 25, Institute of Philosophy, JU


If you are interested in participating in the seminars, please contact Dr. Tomasz Żuradzki at, by 25 October, to receive the texts and confirm your participation (it is not required to confirm participation in the lecture):

Professor Jeff McMahan is currently White's Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford University. Prior to McMahan, the position was held e.g. by William D. Ross, John L. Austin, Richard M. Hare, Bernard Williams, John Broome. 

Prof. McMahan's visit in Kraków, at the invitation of the Department of Professional Ethics of the Institute of Philosophy, JU, has been organized within the programme "Mentoring" of the Foundation for Polish Science (Fundacja na rzecz Nauki Polskiej). Records from the lecture and the seminars will be published on the website of Filozofia w praktyce.

Published Date: 20.10.2015
Published by: Anna Tomaszewska