UVa Philosophy Department Colloquium Calendar 2006–2007

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Fall 2006
Date Speaker Topic Time and Location
September 8
Friday
Paul Boghossian
NYU
What is Relativism? 3:30
Kaleidoscope Room in Newcomb Hall
September 12
Tuesday
Jean Gayon
University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne)
Cultural Evolution: A General Appraisal 3:30
431 New Cabell Hall
September 21
Thursday
Charles Mills
University of Illinois–Chicago
The Domination Contract: Toward a New Social Contract Theory
(Forum for Contemporary Thought)
3:30–5:00
Wilson 301
September 22
Friday
Charles Mills
University of Illinois–Chicago
Seminar: Repairing Racial Contractarianism 10:00–noon
Cabell 226
October 13
Friday
Michael Kubovy
University of Virginia (Psychology Dept.)
Illusions or Meta-perceptual Experiences 3:30–5:00
Gibson Room (114 Cocke Hall)
October 27
Friday
Stephen Yablo
MIT
What Is Left Over? 3:30
November 10
Friday
John Bickle
University of Cincinnati; NIMH/NIH
Real Reduction in Real Neuroscience: Metascience, not Philosophy of Science 3:30–5:00
Cocke Hall 115

Spring 2007
Date Speaker Topic Time and Location
January 26
Friday
Susan Wolf
UNC Chapel Hill
Moral Obligations and Social Commands (Philosophy Club) 3:30
Gibson Room of Cocke Hall
February 9
Friday
Geoffrey Brennan
Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian University
Self-esteem (PPL and BB&T Foundation) 3:30
Gibson Room of Cocke Hall
February 15
Thursday
Bill Wimsatt
University of Chicago
Cultural Evolution (Philosophy Department) 3:30
101 Cocke Hall
February 22
Thursday
Chandran Kukathas
University of Utah
Genocide and Group Rights (PPL and BB&T Foundation) 3:30
Newcomb Kaleidescope Room
February 23
Friday
Paul Guyer
University of Pennsylvania
Free Play and True Well-Being: Herder's Critique of Kant's Aesthetics (Philosophy Club) 3:30
Gibson Room of Cocke Hall
March 16
Friday
Louis deRosset
University of Vermont
Reference and Response 3:30
Cocke Hall 115
March 22
Thursday
David Schmidtz
University of Arizona
Social Contract, Rule of Law, & Prosperity
(PPL and BB&T Foundation)
3:30
Newcomb 389
March 30
Friday
David Thunder
Bucknell University
Respect Me, Not Just My Rationality: Rethinking Universal Respect
3:30
Newcomb Hall, Kaleidoscope Room
April 12
Thursday
Christopher Morris
Maryland
The Trouble with Justice
(PPL and BB&T Foundation)
3:30–5:00
Gibson Room (114 Cocke Hall)
April 24
Tuesday
Jan Narveson
Waterloo
The Significance of Separateness of Persons for Moral Theory (PPL and BB&T Foundation) 3:30–5:00
114 Cocke Hall