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Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 4:00 PM EDT

Author of my own story: Recognizing the words and choices of people without voices

Friday, October 10, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Ishani Maitra
University of Michigan

Friday, September 26, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Robert McCauley
Emory University

Four Ways Science Progresses

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The fifth annual Department of Philosophy Awards will be held:

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014
  • 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • J.G. Hagey Hall (HH), Room 373

More details to follow soon.

Here is a link to past Philosophy Awards.

Friday, April 11, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

The Department of Philosophy will be holding a retirement celebration for Joseph A. Novak.

Friday, March 28, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

James Dreier
Brown University

*Keynote speaker for the Philosophy Graduate Student Conference 2014

The Normative Explanation of Normativity

Thursday, March 27, 2014 (all day) to Friday, March 28, 2014 (all day)

Location:

Thursday, March 27, 2014

  • J.G. Hagey Hall (HH), room 373 (9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Friday, March 28, 2014

  • J.G. Hagey Hall (HH), room 334 (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
     

Philosophy Graduate Student Conference 2014 Speakers:

Benjamin Wald (University of Toronto) 

Steven Coyne (University of Toronto) 

Friday, March 14, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Elijah Millgram
University of Utah

Who Was the Author of Nietzsche's Zarathustra?

Friday, February 28, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Carrie Jenkins
University of British Columbia

On Putting Knowledge 'First'

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Friday, January 24, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Jacqueline Feke
University of Chicago

Harmonic Ethics: Ptolemy’s Virtue Ethics for the Mathematician

Friday, January 17, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Peter Distelzweig
Western Michigan University

“Mechanics” and Mechanism in William Harvey’s Anatomy: Varieties and Limits

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Jennifer Mensch
Pennsylvania State University

Teleology and Race in Kant’s Biological Philosophy of History

Friday, January 10, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Jennifer Nagel
University of Toronto

The Value of Reasoning in Epistemic Justification

When and why does it matter whether we can give an explicit justification for what we believe? This paper examines these questions in the light of recent empirical work on the social functions served by our capacity to reason, in particular, Mercier and Sperber’s argumentative theory of reasoning.

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