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Colloquium - Fall 2017

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.


September 6th • Jonathan Adler Memorial Lecture 
Catherine Elgin (Harvard)
“Epistemic Normativity”


September 13th
Rohit Parikh (CUNY Brooklyn College | Graduate Center)
“Understanding the Umwelt


September 20th: No Colloquium (No classes scheduled)


September 27th
Jessica Moss (NYU)
“Is Plato’s Epistemology about Knowledge?”


October 4th
Gary Ostertag (CUNY Graduate Center)
“Thriving on a Riff: The Ontology of Jazz Performance”


October 11th
Boudewijn de Bruin (University of Groningen)
Title TBA


October 18th
Grace Helton (Princeton)
“Skepticism and Solipsism”


October 25th
Kate Manne (Cornell)
“Disabusing Her: How Misogyny Turns on Gaslighting”


November 1st
Don Garrett (NYU)
“The Correction of Doubts: Humean Skepticism and Humean Dogmatism”


November 8th
Marcello DiBello (CUNY Lehman College)
“Rethinking the Prosecutor’s Fallacy”


November 15th
Chad Kidd (CUNY City College)
“Transparency and Cognitive Phenomenology”


November 22nd: No Colloquium (Thanksgiving)


November 29th
Joshua Knobe (Yale)
“The Essence of Psychological Essentialism”


December 6th • Alumni Day Lecture
Carrie Figdor (University of Iowa)
“The Proper Domain of Psychological Predicates”


Download an interactive PDF version of the schedule here.


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Philosophy Program, The Graduate Center, CUNY

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New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-817-8615
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Deputy Executive Officer: Prof. John Greenwood
Director of Admissions: Prof. Jesse Prinz
Director of Placement: Prof. Stephen Neale
Assistant Program Officer: Natile Clarke