October 16th, 2020 | 38 mins 17 secs
base rates, belief, epistemology, justification, moral encroachment, morality, probability, racism, social justice
Georgi Gardiner (University of Tennessee) talks about her paper arguing against moral encroachment, or the thesis that the epistemic justification of a belief can be affected by moral factors.
June 4th, 2020 | 33 mins 25 secs
character, duty, friendship, gender, morality, social media
Kathryn Norlock (Trent) argues that complaining can be good and is sometimes a thing that we ought to do, even when we can’t fix the thing that makes us sad. Exposing our vulnerabilities creates a space to commiserate, validate, and feel less alone.
April 4th, 2020 | 28 mins 52 secs
bad people, cancel culture, character, friendship, intuition, morality
Jessica Isserow (University of Leeds) talks about her paper "On Having Bad Persons as Friends" arguing that doing so reflects disordered moral priorities.