Philosophy Events 2014–2015
Colloquia are on selected Fridays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, and will take place in the second floor seminar room (room 202), 5 Washington Place, unless otherwise noted. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call the department at (212) 998-8320.
Additional 2014–15 colloquia announcements to come.
|September 12||2014 Mala Kamm Lecture: Lydia Goehr (Columbia) Reading Danto’s Red Squares as a Political Thought Experiment, Or, “Catching the Conscience of our Kings.”|
| September 26||Taneli Kukkonen (Otago, NYU Abu Dhabi) "Averroes on Infinite Time"
|October 3||2014 Diversity Lecture: Timothy McKay (University of Michigan)|
|October 17||Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern) "Group Lies"|
|November 14|| Alex Byrne (MIT) "Knowing that I am in pain"|
|March 6|| Kieran Setiya (MIT) "Selfish Reasons"|
|April 10|| Angelica Kratzer (Amherst)|
Mind and Language Seminar
Readings are available here. (Contact Yu Guo for password)
- 27 JAN - Paul Horwich - Introduction
- 3 FEB - Gideon Rosen - Fictionalism (and not just about numbers)
- 10 FEB - Kit Fine - What is metaphysical realism?
- 17 FEB - Ian Rumfitt - Dummett’s legacy
- 24 FEB - David Wong - Relativism about morals, etiquette, and the law
- 3 MARCH - Mike Williams - Deflationary quietism
- 10 MARCH - Sharon Street - Constructivism as the way to avoid skepticism
- 24 MARCH - John MacFarlane - Truth-relativism
- 31 MARCH - Paul Boghossian - Realism and anti-realism about aesthetic value
- 7 APRIL - Dorit Bar - Truth and realism
- 14 APRIL - Seth Yalcin - Expressivism (and not just for normative domains)
- 21 APRIL – Crispin Wright - Faultless disagreement
- 28 APRIL - Anthony Appiah - Relativism and Tolerance
- 5 MAY - Huw Price - Naturalism
Washington Square Circle
Semi-regular presentation and discussion series among the NYU student community. One of us presents work in progress, writing samples, or whatever one needs a comment on. Spring semester meeting on Tuesdays at 7.15pm in the 3rd floor seminar room. As usual, there will be pizza and beer.
- 03/03 Ian Grubb
- 03/24 Chelsea Rosenthal
- 04/07 Asya Passinsky
- 04/21 Andrew Lee
- 05/05 Camil Golub
Joint events with the New York Institute of Philosophy
- April 27 The New York Institute of Philosophy at NYU and the NYU Department of Philosophy invite you to a special event on Monday, April 27, 1:15-3:15 pm. Francis Wolff, Professor of Philosophy at the Ecole Normal Supérieure, Paris, will present a paper on "What is Music?". The discussion will be moderated by Paul Boghossian, Director of the New York Institute of Philosophy at NYU. A reception will follow.
Location: The Philosophy department, 5 Washington Place, Room 202.
All are welcome!