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Departmental seminar series (2020)

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.)

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
26 Feb Carl Mika (Waikato) Aspects of Māori philosophy
04 Mar Charles Pigden (Otago) Sidgwick, Moore and Supervenience: the metaphysics of Robust Moral Realism
11 Mar Guillermo Badia (U of Queensland) How do we fix mathematical language if the universe has too many objects?
18 Mar No speaker (postgraduate conference)
25 Mar Casey O'Callaghan (Washington University in St. Louis) our apologies - cancelled until further notice
01 Apr    
08 Apr    
15 Apr No speaker (mid-semester break)  
22 Apr    
29 April Michael LeBuffe (Otago) Acting Well: A Leibnizian Account (virtual online seminar)
06 May    
13 May Mark Boespflug (Otago) Faith in Science, Science without Scientia and the Social Epistemology of Scientific Belief
20 May    
27 May Heather Dyke (Otago) Moral obligations to future generations and the non-identity problem
winter break
08 Jul    
15 Jul    
22 Jul William Fish (Massey) TBA
29 Jul    
05 Aug    
12 Aug    
19 Aug    
26 Aug No speaker (mid-semester break)
02 Sep Steve Clarke (Charles Sturt University) TBA
09 Sep    
16 Sep Alex Miller (Otago) TBA
23 Sep    
30 Sep Sean McConnell (Otago)  

For archives of past seminars, click here.