Colloquium

Philosophy colloquia program takes place most Mondays of each academic quarter from 2-4PM in H&SS 7077 in John Muir College, unless noted otherwise. A reception for the colloquium speaker follows the talk in H&SS 7076.

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Schedule 2014-15


Fall Quarter 2014

October 10
Connie Rosati (University of Arizona)
"Welfare and Rational Fit" - abstract
Note! This event takes place on a FRIDAY 4-6PM.

October 13
Michael McKenna (University of Arizona)
"Facing the Luck Problem for Compatibilists" - abstract

October 27
Calvin Normore (UC Los Angeles)
"What is in the Picture? Descartes and Some Scholastics on Thought and Representation" - abstract

December 8
James Weatherall (UC Irvine)
"Theoretical Structure and Theoretical Equivalence" - abstract


Winter Quarter 2015

March 9 
Alan Thomas (Tilburg University)
"Rawls, Piketty and the 'New Inequality'" - abstract

March 18
Gerhard Schurz (University of Duesseldorf)
"Inductive Scepticism and the Optimality of Meta-Induction" - abstract
Note! This event takes place on a WEDNESDAY 2-4PM.


Spring Quarter 2015 

March 30
Don Rutherford (UC San Diego)
"Spinoza's Ethics: Perfectionism and Naturalism?" - abstract

April 6
Juha Saatsi (University of Leeds)
"Between Realism and Anti-realism? Theory-progressivism about Fundamental Physics" - abstract

April 13
Paolo Mancosu (UC Berkeley)
"In Good Company? On Hume's Principle and the Assignment of Numbers to Infinite Concepts" - abstract

April 24
Charles Mills  (Northwestern University) (Henry Allison Chair Invited Lecture) 
Note! This event takes place on a FRIDAY, 4-6PM.
CANCELLED!

May 8
Charles Mills (Northwestern University) (Henry Allison Chair Invited Lecture)
"Black Radical Kantianism" - abstract
Note! This event takes place on a FRIDAY, 4-6PM

May 15
Daniel Hausman (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
"Equality of Opportunity, Cultural Differences, and Familial Intimacy" - abstract
Note! This event takes place on a FRIDAY, 4-6PM

June 8
Seana Shiffrin (UC Los Angeles)
"The Moral Neglect of Negligence"