First intradepartmental postgraduate conference


The IPC consists of five postgraduate students talk. Each contributing speaker will have 45 minutes to present their paper. Every talk will be followed by a 10-minute response from a staff member and a 20-minute Q&A.

Conference Date

June 14th 2019


Gannochy Room, Wolfson Medical School building


  • María Méndez (PhD) “The Political Aspect of a Relational Approach to Autonomy"
  • Dario Mortini (PhD) "The Evidential Divorce of Rationality and Justification"
  • Annie Hunter (MSc) TBC
  • Nathan Kirkwood (PhD) "Quine's Early Methodology: Scientism versus Naturalism"
  • Yunjie Zhang (PhD) 'Rethinking intrinsic value and instrumental value in environmental ethics'


The conference will adopt the general principles and guidelines of Minorities and Philosophy. Therefore:

  • We guarantee that the workshop venue will be accessible to all speakers and members of the audience. For accessibility information about the venue and personalised accessibility requests, please contact: Joaquim Giannotti
  • We are committed to inclusivity related to the event and the reviewing process.
  • We are committed to extending the deadline for those that need extra time for medical and/or accessibility reason.


Conference attendance is free. However, registration is required. In order to register, please email, including “Registration IPC 2019” in the email subject. 

Contact details

event timetable - see speakers above

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First published: 28 May 2019