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Published on Friday, September 26, 2014 by Céline Guilleux


In this workshop the legacy of William's work will be discussed. The relationship between action, shame and morality will be put into the foreground, as well as the moral status of such emotion.



  • 11:00 am: David Roochnik (Boston University), "For the Sake of the Kalon: Courage and Shame in Nicomachean Ethics III.6-9"
  • 12:00 pm: Alessandra Fussi (University of Pisa), "Bernard Williams's Defense of Shame as a Moral Emotion"
  • 03:00 pm: Carla Bagnoli (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), "Shame and Agency"
  • 04:00 pm: Walter Cavini (University of Bologna), "Oedipus's Wisdom and Socratic Shame"


  • Stefano Bacin (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele Milano)
  • Bruno Centrone (Università di Pisa)
  • Paola Gamberini (Università di Bologna)
  • Stefano Perfetti (Università di Pisa)
  • Maria Michela Sassi (Università di Pisa)


Prof. A. Fussi in collaboration with Zetesis Research Group

Seminario di Filosofia - Dottorato in Filosofia Pisa-Firenze



  • Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del Sapere, 1st floor, Aula Barone - via Pasquale Paoli, 15
    Pisa, Italian Republic (56100)


  • Friday, October 03, 2014


  • Bernard Williams, émotion, Shame and necessity


  • Alessandra Fussi
    courriel : fussi [at] fls [dot] unipi [dot] it

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Anna Romani
    courriel : zetesis [at] unipi [dot] it

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