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Current Remote Office Hours - this document will be updated as necessary

2011-2012 Colloquia

Fall 2011


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October 7

Paolo Mancosu

University of California, Berkeley

"Axiomatics and Purity of Methods: On the Relationship between Plane and Solid Geometry"



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November 4

Mitzi Lee

University of Colorado, Boulder

“Justice and the Laws in Aristotle’s Ethics”



Winter 2012

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January 27

Michael Smith

Princeton University

“How to Be a Rationalist”



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February 10

Bas van Fraassen

San Francisco State University

"The Self from a Logical Point of View"



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February 24

Tyler Burge

University of California, Los Angeles

"Ego-Centric Indexes and Representational Content"



Spring 2012


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April 13

Martin Lin

Rutgers University

"The Modal Status of Absolute Space and Time in Leibniz"



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April 27

Alan Richardson

University of British Columbia

"How Analysis Became Unscientific:
American Philosophy in the Immediate Aftermath of World War Two"


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May 4

Frédéric Bouchard

Université de Montréal

"Knowing Why It's Appropriate to Rely on Scientific Experts
(and When It's Not)"



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May 11

Nicholas Jolley

University of California, Irvine

"Leibniz, Plato, and Two Theories of Innate Ideas"