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), 'Virtue, ethics and free will'.|
|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'.**|
|25 September||Mike LeBuffe (University of Otago), 'Towards a Spinozistic Theory of prescriptive ethics'.|
|2 October||Dan Halliday (University of Melbourne), TBA|
|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
FHSS Learning and Teaching Seminar Series: Stuart Brock
Date: 8 September 2014
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: Murphy LT220Associate Professor Stuart Brock, Philosophy Programme, HPPI, will present a seminar on "How I use course signals/early alerts".