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Postgraduate seminar (2018)

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 3:00-4:00.

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

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
09 Mar Kourken Michaelian Building professional relationships
16 Mar Chris Lernpass Debunking, Defeat and Dogmatism
23 Mar Charles Pigden Does Kant Commit a Quantifier-Shift Fallacy? A Reconstruction of the Central Argument in the Grundlegung
30 Mar No workshop (Good Friday)
06 Apr No workshop (mid-semester break)
13 Apr Adam Carter Making People Happy or Making Happy People?
20 Apr Briony Blackmore Transparency in Criminal Justice Algorithms
27 Apr Ben Whitcombe The AI Boxing Problem
04 May Zachary Swindlehurst Doxastic Realism and the Normativity of Belief: A New Error Theory?
11 May Chloe Wall TBA
18 May André Sant'Anna Representationalism and the Relational Particularity of Perception
25 May Joseph Burke TBA
01 Jun Finn Butler TBA