The Philosophy Department’s Colloquia Series takes place most Fridays of each academic quarter from 4-6pm in H&SS 7077 in John Muir College; a reception for the colloquium speaker follows the talk in H&SS 7076.
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To review past departmental colloquium please see our colloquium archive.
Fall Quarter 2015
Katie Elliott (UCLA)
"The Applicability Problem for Chance Explanation" - abstract
Dorothea Frede (University of Hamburg)
"Equal but Not Equal: Plato and Aristotle on Women as Citizens" - abstract
Gwen Bradford (Rice University)
"The Badness of Pain" - abstract
Winter Quarter 2016
James Kreines (Claremont-McKenna College)
"Hegel, Dialectic, and Metaphysical Grounding" - abstract
Spring Quarter 2016
Ralph Bader (Merton College, Oxford)
"Liberty, Threats, and Ineligibility" - abstract
Alyssa Ney (UC Davis)
"Are the Questions of Metaphysics More Fundamental Than Those of Science?" - abstract
Peter Railton (University of Michigan)
"Intuition and Intuitions in Ethics" - abstract
Manuel Vargas (University of San Francisco) CANCELLED!
Sally Haslanger (MIT)
"Social Practices and Ideology" - abstract
Nellie Wieland (CSU, Long Beach)
"Quotation in the Wild" - abstract
Richard Bett (John Hopkins University)
Sandra Harding (UCLA)
Philip Pettit (Princeton University and Australian National University)
Gail Fine (Cornell University)
Note! This event takes place on a Monday, 2-4pm.
Robert Gooding Williams (Columbia University)
Evan Thompson (University of British Columbia)
Jenann Ismael (University of Arizona)
Michael Wedin (UC Davis)
Adrienne Martin (Claremont McKenna College)