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Departmental seminar series (2017)

Seminars will take place on Wednesdays in Richardson GS2, from 11:00-12:30.

(Note: in addition to the departmental seminar series, there is a regular postgraduate seminar series.)

01 Mar Jeremy Pitt (Imperial College, London) Justice, Paradox & Values: Artificial Intelligence & Philosophy
08 Mar Brett Calcott (Sydney) What kind of program is a genetic program?
15 Mar Shaun Nichols (Arizona) Rational Meta-ethics
22 Mar postgrad conference
29 Mar Stephanie Collins (Manchester) Filling duty gaps
05 Apr Anne Schwenkenbecher (Murdoch) Are there global collective duties?
12 Apr Jon Keyzer (Otago) Disagreement and the Normativity of Meaning
mid-semester break
26 Apr Zach Weber (Otago) Ordinary paradox
03 May Andrew Moore (Otago) The self-supervenience of well-being
10 May Ole Doering (Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin) Confucius and Kant on Ethics
17 May Greg Dawes (Otago) The Development of Medieval Empiricism
24 May Tuomas Tahko (Helsinki) Biochemical Realization. Or: Where do you get your protein?
31 May Manuel Lechthaler (Otago) Substitution Failures in Plural Logic
winter break
12 Jul Michael LeBuffe (Otago) Descartes' Wax Example
19 Jul Colleen Murphy (Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Transitional justice
26 Jul Jacob Levy (McGill) Political realism and moral microfoundations
02 Aug postgrad conference
09 Aug Steve Gardiner (Washington) TBA
16 Aug Charles Pigden (Otago) Reason the slave of the passions: what Hume meant, whether he was right, why it matters
23 Aug Kourken Michaelian (Otago) TBA
mid-semester break
06 Sep James Maclaurin (Otago) TBA
13 Sep TBD
20 Sep Greg Currie (York, UK) TBA
27 Sep Lisa Ellis (Otago) TBA
04 Oct TBD
11 Oct Alex Miller TBA

For archives of past seminars, click here.