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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.

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 (2:00-4:00)
Charles Mills, Northwestern
“Racial Equality”

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
“Democratic Sovereignty and Transnational Law: On Legal Utopianism and Democratic Skepticism”

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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