Events - 2015

Monday, December 14, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Cognitive Science program examines what concepts and theories are blocking progress in understanding mind, brain and intelligence?

Presenters:

1. Autism as Disability, Brian Cozzarin, Management Sciences

2. Character Trait, Igor Grossmann, Psychology

Friday, September 25, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Rahul Kumar
Department of Philosophy
Queen's University

Saving Lives and Statistical Deaths

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Barbara Ehrenreich, best-selling author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking is Undermining America, Re-making Love: The Feminization of Sex, and most recently her memoir Living with a Wild God, is coming to Waterloo. 

Thursday, April 16, 2015 — 2:30 PM EDT

The sixth annual Department of Philosophy Awards will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in J. G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities, room 373. More information to follow soon on the recipients of the awards.

Here are the past Philosophy Awards for the last five years.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 (all day)

The Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience (CTN) is holding the 9th annual Brain Day on April 8, 2015.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Heidi Grasswick
Middlebury University

Scientists as Experts: Understanding Trustworthiness Across Communities

Thursday, March 12, 2015 (all day) to Friday, March 13, 2015 (all day)

Location

J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities (HH), Room 373
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (both days)

Keynote address

Julia Driver
Washington University in St. Louis

Friday, March 13, 2015
3:30 p.m.
HH 373

Friday, March 6, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

National Health Ethics Week, an initiative of the Canadian Bioethics Society presents "Makayla's Choice: Ethics and the Aboriginal Right to Pursue Traditional Medicine".

Friday, February 27, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Jacqueline Sullivan
University of Western Ontario

Construct Stabilization and the Unity of Neuroscience

Friday, January 30, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Tania Lombrozo
University of California, Berkeley

Explanation: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

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