Author of my own story: Recognizing the words and choices of people without voices
University of Michigan
Four Ways Science Progresses
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.
The Department of Philosophy will be holding a retirement celebration for Joseph A. Novak.
*Keynote speaker for the Philosophy Graduate Student Conference 2014
The Normative Explanation of Normativity
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)
University of Utah
Who Was the Author of Nietzsche's Zarathustra?
University of British Columbia
On Putting Knowledge 'First'
University of Chicago
Harmonic Ethics: Ptolemy’s Virtue Ethics for the Mathematician
Western Michigan University
“Mechanics” and Mechanism in William Harvey’s Anatomy: Varieties and Limits
Pennsylvania State University
Teleology and Race in Kant’s Biological Philosophy of History
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.