Dewey, Woodbridge, Nagel, and Suppes Lectures

PATRICK SUPPES LECTURE SERIES
In memory of Ernest Nagel, 1901-1985

Recent Suppes Lectures:

2017
Kenny Easwaran, "Unity in Diversity: The city as a collective agent"


DEWEY LECTURES
In memory of John Dewey, 1859-1952


Recent Dewey Lectures:


2013

Noam Chomsky, "What Kind of Creatures Are We?"

2007

Tyler Burge, "Self and Self-Understanding"


2002

Michael Dummett, "Truth and the Past"

1998

Ronald Dworkin, "Justice for Hedgehogs"

1994

Hilary Putnam, "Sense, Nonsense, and the Senses: An Inquiry into the Powers of the Human Mind"

1989

Donald Davidson, "The Structure and Content of Truth"

1984

Amartya Sen, "Well-being, Agency and Freedom"

1980

John Rawls, "Kantian Constructivism in Moral Theory"

Previous Dewey Lecturers include Ernest Nagel (1977), Alfred Jules Ayer (1970), and Willard Van Orman Quine (1968).


WOODBRIDGE LECTURES

In memory of Frederick James Eugene Woodbridge, 1867-1940


Recent Woodbridge Lectures:


2014
Sarah Broadie, "Virtue, Goods, and Philosophy in Plato and Aristotle"

2011

Onora O'Neill, "Ethics for Communication: Speech Rights and Speech Wrongs"

2007

Robert Brandom, "Animating Ideas of Idealism"

2001

Myles Burnyeat, "Three Failures of Philosophy"

1997

John McDowell, "Having the World in View: Sellars, Kant, and Intentionality"

1993

Bernard Williams, "The Virtue of Truth"

Previous Woodbridge Lecturers include Peter Frederick Strawson (1983), Noam Chomsky (1978), Georg Henrik von Wright (1972), Jean Piaget (1968), and Isaiah Berlin (1965).


NAGEL LECTURES

In memory of Ernest Nagel, 1901-1985

Recent Nagel Lectures:


2013
Jeremy Butterfield, "Morningside Story: Light, Matter and Ernest Nagel"

2010

Kit Fine, "Counterfactuals without Possible Worlds"

2007

Sol Feferman, "Gödel, Nagel, Minds, and Machines"
Anita Feferman, "Uncovering Tarski"

2005

Nancy Cartwright, "Where is the Theory in our Theories of Causality?"

2003

Teddy Seidenfeld, "P's in a Pod: some recipes for cooking Mendel's data."

1999

Thomas Schelling, "Rational Choice and Some of its Alternatives"

1996

Howard Stein, "How does Physics Bear Upon Metaphysics, and Why Did Plato Hold that Philosophy Cannot be Written Down?"

Previous Nagel Lecturers include Francisco J. Ayala (1991) and Patrick Suppes (1988).