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Colloquium - Fall 2012

Each colloquium is held on Wednesday at 4:15 P.M. All colloquia will take place at the Graduate Center in rooms 9204/9205 except as otherwise noted. Please call (212) 817-8615 for further information.

Sept. 5
Richard Brown (Laguardia Communiry College, CUNY)
"The Nature of Phenomenal Consciousness"

Sept. 12
Chris Grau (Clemson University)
"A Sensible Speciesism"

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Sept. 19
Stephen Neale (Graduate Center, CUNY)

Sept. 26
No Colloquium

Oct. 3
David Velleman (New York University)
"Foundations for Moral Relativism"

Oct. 10
Friederike Moltmann (Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris)
"Abstract Objects and Reifying Terms"

Oct. 17
Ori Simchen (University of British Columbia)
"Interpreting the Barcan Formula"

Oct. 24
Asa Wilkfos (University of Stockholm)
"Why Mental Content is Not Transparent - And Why It Does Not Matter"

Oct. 31
Noa Latham (University of Calgary)
"Skepticism and A Priori Possibility"

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Nov. 7
Samuel Scheffler (New York University)
"Fear, Death, and Confidence"

Nov. 14
Ruth Chang (Rutgers University)
"Grounding Practical Normativity"

Nov. 21
No Colloquium - Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov. 28
Joel David Hamkins (Graduate Center & College of Staten Island, CUNY)
"Pluralism in Set Theory: Does Every Mathematical Statement Have a Definite Truth Value?"

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Dec. 5
Juliette Kennedy (University of Helsinki & Princeton University)
"Les Mots et Les Choses: Reading Gödel on Formalization"

Dec. 12
Brad Inwood (University of Toronto)
"Virtue: Why Bother? An Aristotelian Account of Moral Motivation"


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