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Bence Nanay: Desire Infection

When:We 11-03-2015 15:15 - 17:00
Where:Room Omega, Faculty of Philosophy

Lecture by Bence Nanay (University of Antwerp and Peterhouse, Cambridge) organised by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

Some of our beliefs are based on what we see. But some others are based on what I have heard from someone else. These beliefs are based on testimony. The aim of this paper is to explore the equivalent of testimony for desires – a phenomenon I call ‘desire infection’. The aim of the paper is...(continue reading...)