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The Annual Frankfurt Metaethics Conference (FrankMeta) aims to offer a forum for current research in metaethics, broadly construed, including research on topics in the philosophy of language, the philosophy of mind, metaphysics and epistemology of normativity, as well as papers on the nature of rationality, reasons, and similar topics.

The conference run over two days and provided plenty of time for discussion. It was free and open to all.

Conference Programme

Friday, 3 June 2022
Room: S3.05

9:45  -  11:15   

Eline Gerritsen –
Ought Simpliciter and Authoritative Normativity

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00

Geoffrey Sayre-McCord -
On Theory of a Better Moral Theory and
a Better Theory of Morality

13:00 - 14:15  Lunch
14:15 - 15:45

Richard Rowland –
The Normativity of Gender

15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 17:30

Paulina Sliwa –
Moral Inquiry

18:00 - Conference Dinner
Saturday, 4 June 2022
Room: S3.05
9:15 - 10:45

Stephen Finlay –
Beyond Normativity: Can Metaethics Escape Samsara’s Wheel?

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

Irina Schumski –
The Semantic View of Thick Terms: Inferentialism to the Rescue

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 15:00

Will Gamester –
Expressivism and Indeterminate Normativity

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 - 16:45

Peter Railton
Evaluative Learning and the Problem of Motivation

Travel Directions

Using Public Transport
From Frankfurt Airport:
  • Take any S-Bahn train 8 or 9 (direction: “Frankfurt Innenstadt / City”) to Konstablerwache station
  • Change to the U5 metro (direction: “Preungesheim”) to Nibelungenallee / Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
  • Cross Adickesallee at the traffic lights immediately opposite the Total service station and turn left
  • The Frankfurt School campus is next to the service station
From Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Central Station):
  • Take the U5 metro (direction: “Preungesheim”) to Nibelungenallee / Deutsche Nationalbibliothek station
  • Cross Adickesallee at the traffic lights immediately opposite the Total service station and turn left
  • The Frankfurt School campus is next to the service station
RMV ticket machines

Local public transport tickets are available from ticket machines, situated at the local railway stations. Remember that you will need to purchase a ticket before boarding the train. By touching the screen, you can set the operating instructions to various languages (English, French, Italian, Spanish and Turkish). Then follow the instructions on the user screen and select the type of ticket required (single adult ticket, day ticket, short hop ticket). The ticket machines accept payment in coins and banknotes and usually also allow for cashless payment.

Travelling by Car

From the South (Airport) or North:
  • Take the A5 heading Kassel/Hannover to the Nordwestkreuz junction, then take the A66 heading towards Frankfurt/Miquelallee
  • Drive to the end of the motorway, then continue to follow the road (now called Miquelallee)
  • Miquelallee joins Adickesallee; the Frankfurt School campus is on the left
  • To turn left, one needs to drive straight across the big junction (traffic light) 
  • Just behind the crossing, it is possible to turn and drive back
  • Then, the Frankfurt School campus is on the right
From the West:
  • Take the A66 heading towards Frankfurt/Miquelallee until you reach the end of the motorway, then continue to follow the road (now called Miquelallee)
  • Miquelallee joins Adickesallee; the Frankfurt School campus is on the left
  • To turn left, one needs to drive straight across the big junction (traffic light)
  • Just behind the crossing, it is possible to turn and drive back
  • Then, Frankfurt School campus is on the right
From the East:
  • Take the A661 until you reach Exit 7 signposted “Frankfurt-Eckenheim’, then head in the direction of Frankfurt-Innenstadt
  • After about 4 km (2.5 miles), you will reach a major junction with traffic lights and a Total service station (on the right); turn right into Adickesallee
  • Drive another 150 metres or so; the Frankfurt School campus is on the right, after the service station