Named Lecture Series

 

 

 

Recent Dewey Lectures:

2022

Elizabeth Anderson, "TBA"

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).

 

 

Recent Suppes Lectures:

2019

Sean Carroll, "Finding Yourself in a Large Universe"

2018

Adina L. Roskies,  "What can Neuroimaging do for Psychology?"

2017

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

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).