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2016 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society | Philosophy in London

Autumn Term

2017 | 2018

Issue No. 1 | Volume CXVIII

Forgiveness and Weak Agency

Laurent Jaffro
UNIVERSITÉ PARIS 1 PANTHÉON-SORBONNE

Monday, 27 November 2017

17.30 - 19.15

The Woburn Suite

Senate House

University of London

Malet Street

London WC13 7HU

United Kingdom

About

Laurent Jaffro is professor of moral philosophy at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne since 2009 and a senior fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France since 2017. He is presently visiting professor at the University of Neuchâtel. He formerly taught philosophy at Blaise Pascal University and at the University of Nanterre. He is editor of Analyse et Philosophie, a series at Vrin. He has published on eigteenth-century British moral philosophy, especially on the third earl of Shaftesbury, and more recently on Thomas Reid. His current project focuses on ‘second-best ethics’, that is, ethics for agents who are chronically subject to weakness and have difficulties to align their conduct with their important values and commitments.

Laurent Jaffro | Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society | Philosophy in London Since 1880

Laurent Jaffro is professor of moral philosophy at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

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Senate House - University of London
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Malet Street
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United Kingdom

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