SVG image Fallback image
Fallback image
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Desire and the Good Life – Reflections on the Aristotelian Tradition: A Conference

October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - October 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm EDT


This conference will bring together scholars to explore fundamental ethical questions from within the Aristotelian tradition.
The program includes lectures by Prof. Candace Vogler (University of Chicago), Prof. Katja Vogt (Columbia University), Prof. Jennifer Frey (University of South Carolina), and Prof. Dhananjay Jagannathan (Columbia University).
This event is co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Morningside Institute.
Schedule of Lectures:
Friday, October 12th:
5:00pm Candace Vogler / University of Chicago : “Local Goods, Global Good, and Desire”
Heavy hors d’oeuvres to follow

Saturday, October 13th:
10:30am Breakfast
11:00am Katja Vogt / Columbia University: “The Guise of the Good”
(Lunch on your own)
2:00pm Jennifer Frey / University of South Carolina: “To be good is to do the truth”
3:15pm Dhananjay Jagannathan / Columbia University: “The rationality of desire: a defense of Platonism”
4:30pm Roundtable discussion with presenters and audience


October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm EDT
October 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm EDT
Event Category:


Columbia University, Fayerweather 313
1180 Amsterdam Ave
New York, New York 10027
+ Google Map