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Mikhail Valdman, Virginia Commonwealth University
Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar
"Autonomy: Incoherent or Unimportant?"
This Event is by Invitation Only
To be determined
About the Speaker
Mikhail (Mike) Valdman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Virginia Commonwealth University and a 2010-2011 Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Fellow. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Rutgers University under the supervision of Larry Temkin. He works mainly in normative ethics and political philosophy, and his current research interests are in autonomy, exploitation, and distributive justice. His most recent publications include “Outsourcing Self-Government,” Ethics, 2010; “The Deep Problem with Voluntaristic Theories of Political Obligation,” American Philosophical Quarterly, 2010; “Autonomy, History, and the Origins of our Desires,” forthcoming in the Journal of Moral Philosophy; and “A Theory of Wrongful Exploitation,” Philosopher’s Imprint, 2009.
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