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Reminder: 2015 SPA Annual Meeting

The 2015 SPA Annual Meeting will be held at the University of Glasgow on Friday 4th December and Saturday 5th December.  The programme:

Friday 4 December

  • 14:00 – 14:15   Registration and refreshments
  • 14:15 – 15:15   Matthew McKeever, Stirling/St Andrews: “A Semantic Problem for Stage Theory”
  • 15:15 – 16:15   Janis Schaab, Stirling/St Andrews: “Rights, Reasons and Respect”
  • 16:30 – 17:30   Annual General Meeting (SPA members only)
  • 17:30 – 19:30   Keynote Address: Peter Railton, Michigan: “Hume 2.0: A Contemporary Sentimentalist Epistemology”
  • 20:00  Dinner

Saturday 5 December

  • 10:00 – 11:15   Jennifer Corns, Glasgow: “Pain Eliminativism”
  • 11:30 – 12:45   Fraser MacBride, Glasgow: “Early Analytic Philosophy: A New History”

Please e-mail to register for the conference. There is no registration fee.

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Philosophy events, week of 23rd November

Events next week (more information):

  • Katalin Farkas (Central European University) at Glasgow’s Senior Seminar on Tuesday, 24th November.
  • Inferentialism, St Andrews, 25th – 26th November.  Greg Restall (University of Melbourne), Rohan French (University of Groningen), Ukyo Suzuki (University of Tokyo), Jacob Archambault (Fordham University), Ryosuke Igarashi (Kyoto University), Christina Weiss (Universität Friedrichshafen), Ryan Nefdt (Arché), Ole Hjortland (University of Bergen), Catarina Dutilh Novaes (University of Groningen), Jarda Peregrin (Czech Academy of Science), Julien Murzi (University of Salzburg) and Florian Steinberger (Birkbeck College London), Shawn Standefer (University of Melbourne), Rea Golan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), David Ripley (University of Connecticut), Marcus Rossberg (University of Connecticut), Bruno Jacinto and Stephen Read (Arché).
  • Debbie Roberts (University of Edinburgh), “Supervenience in Ethics and Epistemology,” at St Andrews’ Philosophy Club on Wednesday, 25th November.
  • Henry S. Thompson (University of Edinburgh), “Virtual Violence: The Moral Status of Virtual Agents,” at Edinburgh’s Philosophy, Psychology, and Informations Reading Group on Wednesday, 25th November.
  • Walter Pedriali (University of St Andrews) at Glasgow’s Philosophy Society on Wednesday, 25th November.
  • Alisa Mandrigin (University of Warwick) at Stirling’s Visiting Speaker Seminar on Thursday, 26th November.
  • Fraser McBride (University of Glasgow) at Edinburgh’s Philosophy Society on Thursday, 26th November.