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Postgraduate seminar (2019)

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 seminar room Arts 2N8, from 3:30-4:30. Last year's schedule can be found here.

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

08 Mar Chloe Wall Testimony How
15 Mar Zachary Swindlehurst The Knowledge Norm of Belief
22 Mar Chloe Wall Epistemic Injustice and Memory
29 Mar Joe Burke
Can Philosophical Tiggers and Eeyores Exist?
05 Apr Jeronimo Pucci Psychotherapy, Well-Being and the Capabilities Approach
12 Apr Zachary Swindlehurst Blind Rule-Following and the Normativity of Belief
19 Apr No talks: mid-semester break  
03 May Finn Butler Meaning Irrealism and Global Eliminativis
10 May Joao Carvahlo Spinoza On Teleology
17 May Adam Carter How should moral theories accommodate risk?
24 May Camlo Woods Revolutionary fictionalism versus humanistic amoralism
31 May Nathan Sampson TBD
winter break: futher dates to be confirmed