Second Norwegian Workshop in Metaethics

Norwegian Workshop in Metaethics is a series of workshops that aim to bring together philosophers working on metaethics broadly construed so as to include related aspects of practical philosophy.

The First Norwegian Workshop in Metaethics took place in 2018. The second workshop was postponed one year due to the corona pandemic.


Friday 4 June

10.15 – 11.30. Key Note: Christine Tiefensee: (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management): “Why Formal Objections to the Error Theory Succeed (and What to Make of Them)”

11.30 – 12.15. Roe Fremstedal (NTNU, Trondheim): “Agency and Values: Practical Normativity Beyond Subjectivism”

12.15 – 13.00. Lunch break

13.00 – 13.45. Fredrik Nyseth (UiT, Tromsø): “Moral Realism and Sceptical Scenarios”

13.45 – 14.30.  Conrad Bakka (Stockholm University): “The Self-Defeat Dilemma for Debunking Arguments”

Saturday 5 June

10.15 – 11.00. Ivar Labukt (UiT, Tromsø): “Consciousness, Personal Identity and Egoistic Concern”

11.00 – 11.45. Attila Tanyi (UiT, Tromsø) and Vuko Andric (Bayreuth University): “From Rational to Moral Utilitarianism”

11.45 – 12.30. Lunch break

12.30 – 13.15. Mathea Slåttholm Sagdahl (UiT, Tromsø): “In Defence of Passivity: Being on the Receiving End of Meaning”

13.15 – 14.00. Heine Alexander Holmen (UiT, Tromsø): "Death and the Consolation of Philosophy”

Zoom-links to the workshop will be distributed the day before it starts. Send an email to if you are interested in participating. 

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