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Colloquium - Spring 2015

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.

Jan. 28
Charles Mills, Northwestern
“Racial Equality”
*Talk cancelled due to weather*

Feb. 4    
Jerrold Katz Lecture
Russell Marcus, Hamilton College
“Autonomy Platonism and the Circularity Objection”

Feb. 11     
Barry Smith, School of Advanced Study, London
“Taste Matters”

Feb. 18     
Dominic McIver-Lopes, British Columbia
“Aesthetic Experts: Guides to Value”

Feb. 25
Jonathan Schaffer, Rutgers
“The Ground between the Gaps”

Mar. 4
Sarah Broadie, University of St Andrews and NYU
"Virtue and the Natural Goods: An Aristotelian Perspective"

Mar. 11
Kristin Gjesdal, Temple
"Anthropology, Ontology, and the Relevance of Hermeneutics"

Mar. 18
Mark Wilson, Pitt
“The Greediness of Scales”

Mar. 25
Dean Kolich Lecture
David Papineau, CUNY Graduate Center & King’s College, London
“The Metaphysics of Sensory Experience”

Apr. 1
Eric Brown, Washington University
“Cosmopolitans and Unmet Friends”

Apr. 15
Marx Wartofsky Lecture
Seyla Benhabib, Yale
“The Right to Have Rights: The Continuing Significance of Hannah Arendt's Phrase”

Apr. 22
Laurie Paul, UNC
“Preference Capture”

Apr. 29, (11:45-1:45)
Miranda Fricker, University of Sheffield
“Explaining Forgiveness”

Apr. 29
Lisa Miracchi, NYU
“Agent Architecture and Levels of Consciousness”

May 6
John Huss, Akron
“Underdetermination in Historical Science”



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