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)
Nellie Wieland (CSU, Long Beach)
Richard Bett (John Hopkins University)
Sandra Harding (UCLA)
Philip Pettit (Princeton University and Australian National University)
Gail Fine (Cornell University)
Robert Gooding Williams (Columbia University)
Evan Thompson (University of British Columbia)
Michael Wedin (UC Davis)
Adrienne Martin (Claremont McKenna College)