Philosophy seminars and events

Philosophy Programme seminars

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.

Ramon Das is the coordinator of the series for 2018.

All talks to be held in MY 617 from 2:10-3:40, unless otherwise noted.


17 August - Ron Mallon (Washington Univ.)

“Extended Human Kinds”

*Note: Ron Mallon's talk starts at 3:30pm

23 August - Vanessa Schouten (Massey Univ.-Albany)

“The Moral Muddle of #MeToo”

13 September - Nicole Vincent (Macquarie)

“Blockchain and Determinism”

20 September - Daniel Hutto (Wollongong)

"Beyond Content: Clarifications, Motivations, Implications"

27 September - Renee Bollinger (ANU)

“Moral Risk and Communicating Consent”

4 October - Holly Lawford-Smith (Melbourne)

“Collective Responsibility Revisited”

11 October - Stephen Stich (Rutgers)

"Moral Realism and the Empirical Study of Moral Disagreement"


We host various events throughout the year. There are currently no upcoming events, check for University wide events at Victoria Events.