Philosophy Seminars and Events
The Philosophy Programme hosts a regular seminar series during Trimesters 1 and 2 with papers presented by visiting speakers and academic staff from within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria. All are welcome to attend.
Justin Sytsma is the coordinator of the series for 2014.
Unless otherwise noted(*), all talks to be held Thursdays from 2.00 - 4.00 pm in Murphy 103.
|Date||Speaker and Topic|
|17 July||Don Locke (Victoria University of Wellington), 'How do we behave? Does our consciousness cause our actions?'|
|24 July||Stephen Finlay (University of Southern California), 'For its own sake'.|
|31 July||Jay Shaw (Victoria University of Wellington), 'Meaning: A contemporary study'.|
|7 August||PhD Student Presentations|
|14 August||Ramon Das (Victoria University of Wellington), 'A Critique of Moral Error Theory'.|
|21 August||PhD Student Presentations|
|28 August||Mark Colyvan (University of Sydney), 'Looking High and Low for Explanation'|
|11 September*||Dom Lopez (University of British Columbia), 'Channel conditions: Philosophy and recent photography'.|
|18 September*||Carrie Jenkins (University of British Columbia), 'The metaphysics of romantic love'.|
|22 September**||Michael Devitt (CUNY), 'Justifying Scientific Realism: Should we forget about the Success Argument?'|
|25 September||Mike LeBuffe (University of Otago), 'Towards a Spinozistic Theory of prescriptive ethics'.|
|2 October||Dan Halliday (University of Melbourne), 'Egalitarian Justice and Inherited Wealth'.|
|9 October||Justin Sytsma (Victoria University of Wellington), 'On being in pain'.|
|16 October||Catherine Abu-Nemeh (Victoria University of Wellington), TBA|
* Video Conference. Time and location to be advised.
** To be held in Alan McDiarmid (AM)101
We host various events throughout the year. There are currently no upcoming events, check for University wide events at Victoria Events.