UCD School of Philosophy

presents a

Workshop on Empathy, Illness and Vulnerability


The workshop is co-sponsored by Universitas 21 Exchange between Nottingham University and UCD and the UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life (CEPL)


Friday November 16th in UCD Newman Building D522



10 - 11.10 Ian Kidd (Nottingham), “Pathophobia, Vices and Vulnerability”

11.15 - 12.25 Danielle Petherbridge (UCD), “Vulnerability, Relationality and Dementia”

      12.30 -12.45 Coffee break with pastries

12.45 – 1.55 Elisa Magri (UCD), “Empathy and Practical Reason”

      2-3 lunch

3 - 4.10 Rowland Stout  (UCD), “ Empathy and Anxiety”



Please email rowland.stout@ucd.ie  as soon as possible if you would like to attend the workshop.