Upcoming and Recent Talks  


University of Baltimore, Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics, April 18, 2023

Author-Meets-Critics, on Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement 

Salisbury University, April 15, 2023

"Are We All in this Together? Trust in the Post-Pandemic World" 

Texas A&M University, February 2023

"Love in the Time of Misanthropy"  

Arizona State University, November 2022 

"How Not To Value Your Ends"

Relationship Rights Lecture Series, Rice University/University of British Columbia, October 2022 (online) 

Social Space and Moral World-Building

Mudd Center for Ethics, Washington and Lee University, September 2022

Good and Bad Helping: Moral Challenges with Beneficence"  

Theistic Ethics Workshop, September 2022 

"Congregating Under the Banner of Virtue: Moral Progress and Kant's Visible Church"   

Previous years

Philosophy as a Way of Life conference, University of Notre Dame, August 2022 

"Choosing Freedom: A Kantian Guide to Life"  

Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, May 2022

"When Bad Things Happen to Good Deeds: Moral Problems with Beneficence" 

Virtuous and Vicious Partiality conference, Christopher Newport University, February 2022

"Smugness and Self-Conceit

Canadian Philosophical Association, June 2021 (held virtually)  

"On Etiquette and Ethics in Conversation"  

Contempt in the Public Sphere workshop, July 2020 (held virtually)

“Musings on Contempt”

American Philosophical Association, Central Division, February 2020  

“Inner and Outer Vice”

“What’s Wrong with Contempt”

Oxford University and University of Birmingham, Jubilee Centre, Virtues and Flourishing, January 2020

“Heroes Always Win: Virtue, Flourishing, and Moral Education”

Washington University-St. Louis, October 2019

“Evil Together: The Social Dimensions of Kantian Vice”

Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea, September 2019 

 “Straightening Crooked Wood: Kant and Xunzi on Moral Improvement”

Clemson University, March 2019

“The Ethics of Impersonation"  

Ruhr University, Bochum Germany, February 2019

"Beneficence and Indifference," conference on Kant and Poverty, 

NEH Summer Institute, Wesleyan University, July 2018 

 “Kantianism as a Way of Life”