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Visiting Speakers, 23rd – 27th April

Next week’s visiting speakers:

  • Malika Auvray (CNRS, Paris), at Glasgow’s Mind and Perception Research Seminar on Monday, 23rd April.
  • Jennifer Corns (University of Glasgow), “Pain and Idiosyncrasy,” at Glasgow on Tuesday, 24th April.
  • Kenneth Winkler (Yale University), “Causal Realism and Hume’s Revisions of the Inquiry,” at St Andrews on Wednesday, 25th April.
  • Annalisa Coliva (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), “Moore’s Paradox and Commitments,” at Stirling on Thursday, 26th April.
  • Annalisa Coliva (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), “Hinges and Certainty,” at Edinburgh on Friday, 27th April.
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Visiting Speakers, 16th – 20th April

Next week’s visiting speakers:

  • Stephen Butterfill (University of Warwick) at Glasgow’s Mind and Perception Research Seminar, “Intention and Motor Representation,” on Monday, 16th April. 
  • Peter Hanks (University of Minnesota) at Glasgow, on Tuesday, 17th April.
  • Duncan Pritchard (University of Edinburgh) at Edinburgh’s Epistemology Research Group, “Wittgenstein on the Groundlessness of Our Believing,” on Wednesday, 18th April.
  • Michael Brady (University of Glasgow) at Stirling, “Positive Emotions and Evaluative Understanding,” on Thursday, 19th April.

Other events next week:

  • T.M. Knox Memorial Lecture, St Andrews, 18th April: Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, University of London), “The Utilitarian ‘discovery’ about Liberty: What was it and Who made it?”
  • Workshop: Tim Mulgan’s Ethics for a Broken World, St Andrews, 18th April.
  • PPLS Interdiciplinary Seminar, Edinburgh, 19th April: Edouard Machery (Univeristy of Pittsburgh), “Evidence in Cognitive Neuroscience.”
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Seeing Things Differently: Art, Philosophy, and the Futures of Feminism

30th – 31st March 2012

University of Dundee

Keynote speakers:

  • Christine Battersby (Reader Emerita in Philosophy, University of Warwick)
  • Tina Chanter (Professor of Philosophy, DePaul University, Chicago)
  • Kerstin Mey (Professor & Director of Research and Enterprise, University for the Creative Arts)

Panel speakers:

  • Rosa Nogués (Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University)
  • Lynne Heller (Ontario College of Art and Design University & University College Dublin)
  • Katie Lloyd Thomas (Newcastle University)
  • Beth Fisher, Ingrid Pollard, Gina Wall (Moray College)
  • Janet McKenzie (Editor, Studio International)
  • Marina Kassianidou (Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts)
  • Sibyl Fisher (University of Leeds)
  • Kate Ince (University of Birmingham)
  • Redi Koobak (Linköping University)
  • Mo Throp and Maria Walsh: The Subjectivity & Feminisms Research Group (Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts)

Inquires to Rachel Jones

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Visiting speakers, 26th – 30th March

Next week’s visiting speakers:

  • Alan Weir (Glasgow) at Stirling, “Why Does Logic Compel?,” on Thursday, 29th March.
  • Tina Chanter (DePaul University) at Dundee, “The Sensibility of Art: Gender, Race and Aesthetics in the work of Jacques Rancière,” on Friday, 30th March.
  • Richard Sorabji (KCL/Oxford) at Edinburgh, “Moral Conscience: Ancient Origins of the Idea and Its Historical Aftermath,” on Friday, 30th March.
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Spinoza, the Infinite, and the Eternal

11th – 12th May 2012

University of Dundee

Keynote speakers:

  • Clare Carlisle (Kings College London), “Eternal Life: The Radical Theology of Ethics V”
  • Alan Nelson (University of North Carolina), “Grades of Infinity”

Speakers:

  • John Grey (Boston), “Spinoza’s Analogy of Parthood in Ethics V”
  • Julie R. Klein (Villanova), “Spinoza’s Gersonidean Eternity of the Mind”
  • Mike LeBuffe (Texas A&M), “The Dictates of Reason and Ethics 5P7”
  • Lisete Rodrigues (Lisbon), “Eternity as a political concept”
  • Noa Shein (Ben Gurion University of the Negev), “Necessarily Always a Bit Confused”
  • Daniel Schneider (Wisconsin), “Why Explaining Duration in the Ethics takes an Eternity”
  • Justin Steinberg (CUNY), “From Here to Eternity: Spinoza on Temporary Encounters with Eternality”
  • Emily Thomas (Cambridge), “Eternity in Spinoza and Samuel Alexander”
  • Valtteri Viljanen (Turku), “Spinoza on Virtue and Eternity”
  • Daniel Whistler (Liverpool), “How Speak of Eternity? The Rhetoric of Ethics Part V”

Inquires to Beth Lord

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Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy III

9th – 10th May 2012

University of Aberdeen

Keynote Speakers

  • Stephen Gaukroger (University of Aberdeen / University of Sydney)
  • Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore)

Speakers

  • Ruth Boeker (University of St. Andrews)
  • Dietmar Heidemann (University of Luxembourg)
  • Matteo Favaretti Camposampiero (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)
  • Larry Jorgensen (Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY)
  • Markku Roinila (University of Edinburgh / University of Helsinki)
  • Jon Miller (Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario)
  • Michael Olson (Villanova University, Philadelphia)
  • Gabriel Alban-Zapata (ENS de Lyon)
  • Martine Pecharman (CNRS – Maison Française d’Oxford)
  • Dario Perinetti (UQAM, Montreal)
  • Andrea Sangiacomo (ENS de Lyon)
  • Eric Schliesser (University of Ghent)

Session chairs:

  • Catherine Wilson (University of Aberdeen)
  • Julie Klein (Villanova University, Philadelphia)
  • Emily Thomas (Cambridge University)
  • Beth Lord (University of Dundee)
  • Justin Steinberg (Brooklyn College, City University of New York)
  • Michael LeBuffe (Texas A&M)
  • Valtteri Viljanen (University of Turku)

Inquires to Mogens Lærke

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Visiting speakers, 19th – 23rd March

This week’s visiting speakers:

  • Olav Gjelsvik (Oslo University) at Aberdeen on Monday, 19th March.
  • Franz Berto (University of Aberdeen) at Glasgow, “The Empire Strikes Back: the Law of Non-Contradiction After Dialetheism,” on Tuesday, 20th March.
  • Dan Watts (University of Essex) at Dundee, “No Scholarly Still Life: Kierkegaard’s Portrayal of Socrates,” on Wednesday, 21st March.
  • Alan Baker (Swarthmore College) at St Andrews, “Matching Mathematics to the World,” on Wednesday, 21st March.
  • Patrick Greenough (St Andrews) at Edinburgh Epistemology Research Group, “Moore’s Paradox and Norm-Relativism,” on Wednesday 21st March.
  • Tom Pink (KCL) at Stirling, “Normativity and Nature,” on Thursday, 22nd March.
  • Herman Cappelan (St Andrews) at Edinburgh PhilSoc on Thursday, 22nd March.
  • Berys Gaut (St Andrews) at Edinburgh, “Creativity and Rationality,” on Friday, 23rd March.

 

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Grete Hermann Workshop

5th – 6th May 2012

University of Aberdeen

Invited participants:

  • Thomas Filk (Institut für Grenzgebiete der Psychologie und Psychohygiene, Freiburg)
  • Mélanie Frappier (University of King’s College, Halifax)
  • Martin Jähnert (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
  • Dieter Krohn (Philosophisch-Politische Akademie)
  • Fernando Leal Carretero (University of Guadalajara)
  • Giulia Paparo (University of Utrecht)
  • Rene Saran (Society for Furtherance of Critical Philosophy)
  • Gregor Schiemann (University of Wuppertal)
  • Michiel Seevinck (University of Nijmegen)
  • Patricia Shipley (Birkbeck College, London)
  • Léna Soler (Archives Henri Poincaré, Nancy)

Inquires to Guido Bacciagaluppi

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Ancient Conceptions of Eudaimonia

12th – 13th May 2012

University of St Andrews

Keynote speakers:

Supplementary speakers:

Inquires to Dan Labriola or Martin Sticker

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The A Priori

16th – 17th June 2012

University of Aberdeen

Invited speakers:

  • Paul Boghossian, New York University
  • Laurence BonJour, University of Washington
  • David Chalmers, The Australian National University
  • Carrie Jenkins, University of British Columbia
  • Ian Rumfitt, Birkbeck College, University of London
  • Crispin Wright, New York University and the University of Aberdeen

Inquires to Dylan Dodd

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Locke Workshop

28th – 29th June 2012

University of St Andrews

Keynote speaker:

  • Martha Brandt Bolton (Rutgers University)

Other speakers:

  • Jessica Gordon-Roth (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Julie Walsh (University of California, San Diego)
  • Patrick Connolly (UNC Chapel Hill)
  • Edwin McCann (University of Southern California)
  • Vili Lähteenmäki (Jyväskylä/HU Berlin)
  • Shelley Weinberg (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Inquires to: Ruth Boeker

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Crime, Punishment and Responsibility: the Legal Philosophy of Antony Duff

25th May 2012

University of Stirling

Speakers:

  • Antje duBois-Pedain (Cambridge University)
  • Alon Harel (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • Michael Moore (University of Illinois)
  • Tatjana Hoernle (Humboldt-University, Berlin)
  • Victor Tadros (University of Warwick)
  • Andrew Ashworth (Oxford University)
  • Suzanne Uniacke (University of Hull)
  • Antony Duff (University of Stirling)

Inquires to Nikki Leavitt

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Hybrid Theories in Metaethics

2nd – 4th July 2012

University of Edinburgh

Speakers:

Inquires to Guy Fletcher

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2nd Annual Edinburgh Graduate Epistemology Conference

8th – 9th June 2012

University of Edinburgh

Keynote speakers:

  • Professor Crispin Wright (NYU/Aberdeen), “The Basic A Priori: Arithmetic as a Case Study”
  • Professor John Greco (St. Louis), “Testimony and the Flow of Information”

Other speakers:

  • Joe Cunningham (UCL)
  • Josh Thorpe (St Andrews)
  • Spyros-Orestis Palermos (Edinburgh)
  • Alex Worsnip (Yale)
  • Jeremy Goodman (Oxford)
  • Fatema Amijee (UT Austin)
  • Stephanie Leary (Rutgers)
  • Sander Verhaegh (Groningen)

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The Aims of Inquiry and Cognition

25th and 26th May 2012

University of Edinburgh

Keynote speaker:

  • Theodore Sider (Cornell University)

Invited speakers:

  • Stephen Grimm (Fordham University) and Kristoffer Ahlstrom (University of Copenhagen)
  • Carolyn Price (Open University)
  • Asbjørn Steglich-Petersen (University of Aarhus)

Session speakers:

  • Anne Baril (University of New Mexico)
  • Jason D’Cruz (SUNY-Albany)
  • Miguel Ángel Fernández (National Autonomous University of Mexico)
  • Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury College)
  • Paul Noordhof (University of York)
  • Emily Sullivan (Fordham University)
  • Jan Willem Wieland (Ghent University)
  • Sam Wilkinson (University of Edinburgh)

Inquiries to Allan Hazlett

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