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Postgraduate seminar (2017)

The postgraduate seminar is for postgraduate students in philosophy and related academic areas to present their research for discussion in a friendly and supportive environment. Staff and postgraduates with an interest in philosophy are welcome to attend.

Seminars take place on Fridays in the departmental seminar room (117 Union Street East), from 4:00-5:30.

(Note: in addition to the postgraduate seminar, postgraduate students also attend the main departmental seminar series.)

10 Mar Kourken Michaelian Building a career: The factors that matter
17 Mar Chloe Wall Are memory and testimony analogous?
24 Mar Anthony Gambrell What Satan ought to have done
31 Mar Manuel Lechthaler The Intensionality of Composition as Identity
07 Apr Britta Clark 'Saving Stuff': The Limits of Threshold-Based Approach to Intergenerational Equity
14 Apr no workshop (holiday)
21 Apr no workshop (mid-semester break)
28 Apr Nina Harrap Should necessity imply obligation?
05 May Sam Pensler Descartes: Rationalist? Yes. Rationalist about Self-knowledge? Possibly.
12 May Briony Blackmore TBA
19 May Zachary Swindlehurst TBA
26 May André Sant'Anna TBA
02 Jun Finn Butler TBA
winter break
14 Jul TBD
21 Jul TBD
28 Jul TBD
04 Aug TBD
11 Aug TBD
18 Aug TBD
25 Aug TBD
01 Sep no workshop (mid-semester break)
08 Sep TBD
15 Sep TBD
22 Sep TBD
29 Sep TBD
06 Oct TBD
13 Oct TBD