A Graduate Workshop on Action and Agency with Anton Ford

In this one-day workshop, graduate students of the University of Vienna will present their work on topics in action and agency. This will be followed by a keynote lecture by Anton Ford. Anton Ford is Associate Professor at the University of Chicago. His primary research interests are in Practical Philosophy, understood broadly to include Action Theory, Ethics, and Political Philosophy. He is especially interested in the philosophies of Anscombe, Aristotle and Marx.

When: December 16, 2022
Where: HS 3D (NIG), Universitätsstraße 7, 3rd floor OR via Zoom – for the link please contact martin.niederl(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)univie.ac.at.
Who: Everyone is welcome to attend!

Here’s the official poster!

 Time  Speaker Topic
 09:45 – 10:30 Paul Tucek Relying on Knowledge
 10:45 – 11:30 Franz Altner Shared Narratives and Autonomous Corporate Action
 11:45 – 12:30 Lisa Tragbar The Joint Peace Decision Trap: Decision-Making in the UN Security Council
 12:30 – 14:30  LUNCH BREAK
 14:30 – 15:15 Boris Staykov Habits in Akrasia: Finding  the Missing Piece
 15:30 – 16:15 Martin Niederl Re-Telling the Standard Story of Action
 16:30 – 18:00 Anton Ford The Question What To Do

If you have any questions, contact martin.niederl(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)univie.ac.at.

Organizational Board:
Kristina Bogdan
Julia Heck
Veronika Lassl
Martyna Meyer
Martin Niederl
Daria Rubisch
Boris Staykov

Poster Design:
Veronika Lassl

We are thankful for sponsoring by:
ÖH Uni Wien
ÖH Österreich
Bäckerei Ströck