“Science and Values”

Center for Philosophical Research and Translation,
Joint Graduate Programme
“Philosophy: Knowledge, Values and Society”

Friday, 24 October 2003
10.00 a. m. - 8.30 p. m.
Seminar Room E.P. Michelis
Department of Philosophy and Social Studies
University of Crete, Rethymnon

Session One
10.00-11.00 Anthony Price
Birkbeck College, London
Ethical Knowledge in Plato and Aristotle

Livio Rossetti,
University of Perugia
The Gap Between Ethical and Legal Prescriptions:
Does it Amount to a Gap Between Universal and Contingent Norms?
The Case of Plato's

12.00– 2.30 Coffee Break
12.30-13.30 Gottfried Heinemann,
Kassel University
Platonism at Work: Religion, Science, and the Hope of Rationalism in Whitehead's Science and the Modern World, ch. 12
13.30-16.30 LUNCH BREAK
Session Two
16.30-17.30 Gerald J. Massey
University of Pittsburgh
On the Scientific Explanation of Human Behavior
17.30-18.30 John Worrall,
London School of Economics
Facts and Values - logically distinct but surprisingly intricately related
18.30-19.30 Suzy Dracopoulou,
Middlesex University
Consent, Gamete Donation and Posthumous Procreation
20.00-20.30 Concluding Session – Overview
21.00 DINNER