Colloquium Archive

Spring 2016 Series

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Gillian Russell (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
"Could there be no logic"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Paolo Mancosu (University of California, Berkeley)
"In Good Company? On Hume's Principle and the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow


Fall 2015 Series

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Ursula Coope (Oxford University)
"Aristotle on Productive Understanding and Completeness"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Rahel Jaeggi (Humboldt University)
"'Resistance to the Perpetual Danger of Relapse': On Moral Progress and Social Change"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Declan Smithies (Ohio State University)
"The Irrationality of Epistemic Akrasia"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Mark Wilson (Pittsburgh University)
"Pragmatics' Place at the Table: The View from Science"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

 

Spring 2015 Series

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Gabriel Richardson Lear (University of Chicago)
"Plato on Beauty, Appearance, and the Splendor of Virtue"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Selim Berker (Harvard University)
"The Unity of Grounding"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow
 

Fall 2014 Series

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Lara Buchak (UC Berkeley)
"Risk and Rationality"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Bernard Reginster (Brown University)
"Ressentiment, Power, and Values"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Jason Stanley (Yale University)
"Propaganda and Liberal Democracy"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow
 

Spring 2014 Series

Thursday, February 27, 2014
L.A. Paul (University of North Carolina)
"Transformative Experience"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Julia Markovits (Massachusetts  Institute of Technology)
"On What It Is To Matter"
4:10 PM - 6:00 Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Calvin Normore (University of California, Los Angeles)
"Now and Then"
4:10 PM - 6:00 Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, April 03, 2014                                                                                                                        
Andy Egan (Rutgers University)                                                                                                               
"Three Grades Of Self-Invovement"
4:10 PM-6:00PM Philosophy Hall 716                                                                                                      
Reception to follow

 

Fall 2013 Series

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Michael Rescorla (University of California, Santa Barbara)
"Is Computation Formal?"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

Thursday, November 21, 2013
Peter Godfrey-Smith (City University New York)
"What Do Generalizations of the Lewis Signaling Model Tell Us About Information and Meaning?"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Philosophy Hall 716
Reception to follow

 

Spring 2013 Series

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Michelle Kosch (Cornell University)
"Independence and Agency in Fichte's Ethics"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 202 Hamilton Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Jenann Ismael (University of Arizona)
"What Entanglement Might Be Telling Us: Quantum Mechanics, Individuation, and Space-Time"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 202 Hamilton Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, May 2, 2013
A. J. Julius  (University of California, Los Angeles)
"Thoughts That Count"
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall


Fall 2012 Series

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Imogen Dickie (University of Toronto)
"The Mind Has a Basic Need to Represent Things Outside Itself"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Jonathan Schaffer (Rutgers University)
"The Action of the Whole"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, November 15,2012
Johan Van Benthem  (Stanford University)
"Logic in Games"
4:10PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow  

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Daniel Morgan (University of Pittsburgh)
"Film, Perspective, and Fantasy: Camera Movements and the Problem of Point of View"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow


Spring 2012 Series

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Kathrin Koslicki (University of Colorado, Boulder)
"The Roles of Form within the Compound"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto)
"Cambridge Pragmatism: Peirce and Ramsey"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
Anil Gupta (University of Pittsburgh)
"Experience and Judgment"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow


Fall 2011 Series

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Gilbert Harman
(Princeton University)
"Moral Relativism"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
John McDowell (University of Pittsburgh)
"Sellers and Wittgenstein on the Inner"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
Sean Kelly (Harvard University)
"Heidegger, Kant, and the Content of Perception"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
Thomas Scanlon (Harvard University)
"Individual Good and Non-Personal Reasons"
4:10 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 413 Kent Hall
 

Spring 2011 Series

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Tamar Gendler
(Yale University)
"Giving Notice: Attention, Perception and Bias"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, March 3, 2011
Barbara Herman
(University of California, Los Angeles)
"Imperfect Duties, Gratitude, and the Ethics of Possession"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday, April 7, 2010
Brad Skow
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

 

Fall 2010 Series

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Michael Rosen (Harvard University)
"Marxism, Justice, and Morality"
In Memory and Appreciation of the Late Professor G.A. Cohen
Please see:
Michael Rosen: Jerry Cohen – an Appreciation
and
John E. Roemer: “Jerry Cohen’s Why not socialism? Some thoughts.


Thursday, October 14, 2010
Bernard Reginster
(Brown)
"Shame, Exposure, and Social Power"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow


Thursday, November 4th, 2010
Kieran Setiya
(University of Pittsburgh)
"Knowing Right From Wrong"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow


Thursday, December 2, 2010
David Hills
(Stanford University)
"Making Things Up and Acting Things Out"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

 

Spring 2010 Series

Thursday January 28th, 2010
Gideon Rosen (Princeton)

"Modal Metaphysics and Moral Realism"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday February 11, 2010
Peter Railton (University of Michigan)

"Rationality in Belief and Desire: A Unified Account"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday March 4, 2010
Nico Silins (Cornell)
"Introspection and Inference"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday March 25, 2010
Candace Vogler (University of Chicago)
"You Owe It to Yourself"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Fall 2009 Series

Thursday September 24th, 2009
Cora Diamond  (University of Virginia)

"The Problem of Impiety"

4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Thursday November 12th, 2009
Tim Maudlin  (Rutgers) 

"New Foundations for Physical Geometry: How to Temporalize Space"
4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to follow

Spring 2009 Series

Thursday April 16, 2009
Wolfgang Carl (University of Gottingen)
"Frege and I-Thoughts"
4:10 PM-6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to Follow

Thursday April 23, 2009
Alison Simmons (Harvard University)
"Cartesian Consciousness Revisited"
4:10 PM-6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to Follow

Fall 2008 Series

Thursday September 18, 2008
Frank Jackson (Princeton)

"Meaning, Information, Logical Spaces"
4:10 PM-6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to Follow

Tuesday September 30, 2008
Pierre Jacob (Institut des Sciences Cognitives)
"Mirroring, Imagining and Concept-Possession"

4:10 PM-6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to Follow

Thursday October 9, 2008
Nomy Arpaly (Brown)
"Open-Mindedness"

4:10 PM-6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to Follow

Thursday October 23, 2008
Thomas Kelly (Princeton)
"Confidence and Belief Revision"

4:10 PM-6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to Follow

Tuesday November 18, 2008
Quentin Skinner (Cambridge)
"Freedom as the Absence of Arbitrary Power"

4:10 PM-6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall
Reception to Follow

Spring 2008 Series

Merleau-Ponty Conference

6-7 March 2008

Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall, Broadway & 117th St.

Thursday, 6 March

4:00 P.M. HUBERT DREYFUS (UC-Berkeley)
"Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty on the Prepredicative Character of What Is First of All Given"

6:00 P.M. SEAN KELLY (Harvard)
"The Normative Nature of Perceptual Experience"

Friday, 7 March

10:00 A.M. KOMARINE ROMDENH-ROMLUC (Nottingham)
"The Tacit Cogito"

Lunch

2:00 P.M. ESPEN HAMMER (Oslo/Penn)
"Merleau-Ponty and Literature"

4:00 P.M. PHILIP WATTS (Columbia)
"Merleau-Ponty in and out of Film Theory"

Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Lionel McPherson (Tufts University)
"Values Integrity"

Fall 2007 Series

November 29th
Allen Wood (Stanford University)
"Two Types of Ethical Theory"

Spring 2007 Series

March 1st
Zoltan Gendler Szabo (Yale)
"The Determination of Meaning"

March 22nd
Catherine Wilson (CUNY Graduate Center)
"The Moral Fact Delusion"

March 30th
Michael Friedman (Stanford)
"Carnap and Quine: Twentieth-Century Echoes of Kant and Hume"

Fall 2006 Series

September 21st
Gerald Cohen (Oxford University, visiting Columbia University fall 2006)
"Justice Versus Construtivism"

September 28th
Hilary Putnam (Harvard)
"Scientific Realism and Philosophy of Mathematics"

October 19th
Elizabeth Anderson (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
"The Epistemology of Democracy"

October 26th
Michael Della Rocca (Yale University)
"Spinoza and the Metaphysics of Skepticism"

November 9th
Calvin Normore (UCLA, visiting Princeton University)
"Bodies"

November 16th
Robert Solomon (The University of Texas at Austin)
"Emotional Experience"