Schedule & Papers

The Tim Hall Memorial Symposium will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Oberlin College Science Center (119 Woodland St., Oberlin, OH 44074) [map] [directions], in Dye Lecture Hall. Please note that there is no obligation to attend the full day; we look forward to having you at whichever sessions you’re able to attend.

Some of our speakers have pre-circulated papers. Simply click the appropriate links below, and email contact@timhallsymposium.org for the password. We are also pleased to circulate here the contribution of Samuel C. Wheeler III, who is no longer able to attend the Symposium in person: “Deceased Person Organ Donation and the Status of Bodies” [PDF]

 

11:30am
Welcome Remarks

11:45am – Libertarianism and Regulation
Michael Otsuka, “Can a Liberal State Justify a Tax on Cigarettes to Subsidise E-cigarettes?”
Jonathan H. Adler, “On Libertarianism and Environmental Regulation”

1:00pm
Vegan Lunch (free for registered attendees)

2:00pm – Video Tribute
Produced by Nancie Tighe

2:30pm – Ethics in the Real World
Barbara Herman, “Doubting the Right of Self-Defense”
Tristram McPherson, “The Puzzle of Inefficacy” [PDF]

3:45pm
Coffee Break

4:15pm – Free Speech
Seana Shiffrin, “Compelled Speech and Abortion”
Keith Whittington, “Academic Freedom and the Scope of Protections for Extramural Speech”

5:30pm – Keynote Address
Greg Lukianoff, “The Coddling of the American Mind”

6:30pm
Concluding Remarks and Break for Dinner
(attendees are asked to make their own dinner arrangements around Oberlin)

9:00pm
Remembrances at The Feve