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

2013-2014 Colloquia

Fall, 2013


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October 25

Kieran Setiya

University of Pittsburgh

"The Ethics of Existence"



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November 1

Bruce Russell

Wayne State University

"In Defence of the Evidential Role and Status of Intuitions"



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November 8

N. Ángel Pinillos

Arizona State University

"Ambiguous Reference"



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November 15

Anita Superson

University of Kentucky

"Moral Bindingness"



Winter, 2014


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January 17

Cameron Buckner

University of Houston

"The Debate over Animal Theory of Mind: Moving Forward"



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January 20

Farid Masrour

Harvard University

"Unity of Consciousness: Advertisement for a Leibnizian View"



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January 31

Stephen Campbell

Coe College

"The Good Death"



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February 3

Tim Campbell

Rutgers University

"Practical Reasoning without Transitivity"



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February 7

Nicoletta Orlandi

Rice University

"Seeing Without Inference"



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February 10

Tina Rulli

Purdue University

"Defending Conditional Obligations"



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February 12

Mark Alfano

University of Oregon

"The Placebo Effect and Informed Consent"



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February 14

Regina Rini

University of Oxford

"Moral Psychology and the Narrative Self"



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February 17

Hanti Lin

The Australian National University

"Why I Believe That I Have Binary Beliefs"



Spring, 2014


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April 11

Hendrik Lorenz

Princeton University

"Character-Virtue as a Non-Rational State in Aristotle's Eudemian Ethics"



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May 2

R. Jay Wallace

UC Berkeley

"Emotions and Relationships: On a Strawsonian Theme"



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May 9

Jessica Rett


"Sincerity Conditions in a Stalnakarian Update Semantics"

(Co-sponsored with Linguistics)


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May 16

Ben Caplan

The Ohio State University

"Brutal Propositions"