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Colloquium - Fall 2014

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. 10
Louise Antony, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Jonathan Adler Memorial Lecture “From Causes to Reasons: On the Possibility of Empirical Justification”

Sept. 17     
Susan Schneider, University of Connecticut                
“Rethinking Physicalism”

Oct. 1     
Ted Honderich, University College, London
“Actual Consciousness”   

Oct. 8     
Sarah Buss, University of Michigan
“What We Can Learn About Rational Agency By Thinking About Our Personal Ideals"

Oct. 15
Deirdre Wilson, University College, London
“Explaining Metonymy”

Oct. 22
Lisa Warenski, City College, CUNY
“An Anchor for the Expressivist Raft?"

Oct. 29
Shamik Dasgupta, Princeton University
"Essentialism and the Nonidentity Problem"

Nov. 5
Michael Devitt, Graduate Center, CUNY
“Justifying Scientific Realism: Should we Forget about the Success Argument?”

Nov. 12
Peter Unger, New York University
“Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy”

Nov. 19
David Lahti, Queens College, CUNY
“Relationship Counseling for Natural and Moral Philosophy"

Dec. 3
Myrto Mylopoulos, Institut Jean Nicod and Carleton University  
Alumni Day Talk “Intentions and Action Awareness,” with comments by Jake Quilty-Dunn

Dec. 10
Max Tegmark, MIT
“Our Mathematical Universe”


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Philosophy Program, The Graduate Center, CUNY

365 Fifth Ave., Rm. 7113
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-817-8615
Executive Officer: Prof. John Greenwood (Acting)
Director of Admissions: Prof. Stephen Neale
Director of Placement: Prof. Jesse Prinz
Assistant Program Officer: Rosemarie Iannuzzi