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2010-2011 Colloquia

Fall 2010


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October 18

Frank Lewis

University of Southern California

“Aristotle on How to Define Substance in Metaphysics Zeta: The End-Game in Zeta 17”



Winter 2011


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January 13

Yuri Balashov

University of Georiga

“Two Concepts of Coexistence in Spacetime”



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February 4

Andrea Woody

University of Washington

“Scientific Explanation: A Functional Perspective”



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February 18

Seth Yalcin

University of California, Berkeley

“On Some Counterexamples to Modus Ponens and Modus Tollens”



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March 4

Henry Allison

Emeritus, University of California, San Diego and Boston University

“The Singleness of the Categorical Imperative”



Spring 2011


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April 29

Geoffrey Hellman

University of Minnesota

“The Significance of the Burali-Forti Paradox”



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May 6

David McNaughton

Florida State University

“Contours of the Practical Landscape”



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May 27

Dean Pettit

University of North Carolina

“Generalized Quantifier Theory and Gradable Quantification”