Society for Women in Philosophy Ireland Conference

Friday 15 & Saturday 16 November 2013
Venue: Irish School of Ecumenics (Old Physiology Building), Trinity College Dublin 

Friday 15 November, 2013

1.45pm: Welcome & Opening Remarks 

2pm: Marta Jorba & Maria Rodó de Zárate (UCD & UAB)
‘What Is It Like to Be a Woman in Philosophy? A Phenomenological and Intersectional Approach’

2.40pm: David Archard (Queens University Belfast)
‘Morality, Embodiment and Gender’

3.30pm Tea/Coffee

4pm: Alice Pinheiro Walla (TCD) 
‘Kant’s Moral Theory and Demandingness’ 

4.40pm: Sinead Hogan (Dunlaoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology)
‘The Absent Mise-en-scène…’

5.20pm: Lisa Foran (UCD)
‘The Feminine in Levinas’

6pm: Drinks 

Saturday 16 November

11am: Susan Gottlöber (NUI Maynooth), 
‘The Value of Beauty: Scheler on the Importance of Art’

11.40am Tina Kinsella
Phenomenology, Psychoanalytic Theory and Art Practice

12.20pm Charlotte Blease (UCD)
‘Psychotherapy, Placebo Effect and Informed Consent’

1pm- 2pm Lunch 

2pm Sarah Otten (Carlow College), 
‘Adam Smith’s Notion of Justice: Some Hints Towards Reframing the Justice Problem in Care Ethics’

2.40pm Adina Preda (Limerick)
‘Are There Any Conflicts of Rights?

3.20pm Heike Schmidt-Felzmann, (NUIG) 
‘Suicide as Grounds for Abortion: Exploring an Irish Anomaly’

4pm -4.30pm Coffee

4.30- 6pm: Roundtable and Discussion 

Dinner (sponsored)

Please find below a link to the conference venue — Irish School of Ecumenics, (Loyola Institute Building/Old Physiology). The building is beside the cricket ground in Trinity College Dublin.

The event is free, but please contact Danielle Petherbridge ( or Clara Fischer ( to RSVP.