UVa Philosophy Department Colloquium Calendar 2007–2008

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Fall 2007
Date Speaker Topic Time and Location
August 17
Friday
John Haldane
University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Causal and explanatory pluralism 3:30–5:00
Cocke Hall 115
September 28
Friday
Alan Nelson
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Leibniz and Some Paradoxes of Analysis (Philosophy Club) 4:00
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
November 9
Friday
Andrew Janiak
Duke University
Nonsense and Things in Themselves (Philosophy Department) 4:00
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room

Spring 2008
Date Speaker Topic Time and Location
January 18
Friday
Michael Della Rocca
Yale University
PSR (Philosophy Club) 4:00
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
January 25
Friday
Barbara Herman
UCLA
When Should a Kantian Argue that "The Ends Justify the Means"? (Philosophy Club) 4:00
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
February 7
Thursday
Deirdre McCloskey
University of Illinois at Chicago
Hobbes, Rawls, Nussbaum, Buchanan and All Seven of the Virtues (Program in Political Philosophy, Politics and Law [PPL]) 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Newcomb Hall 388
February 15
Friday
Walter Ott
Virginia Tech
Causation, Intentionality, and the Case for Occasionalism (Philosophy Department) 4:00
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
February 28
Thursday
Jerry Gaus
University of Arizona
Mill On Liberty and the Principle of Neutrality (PPL) 3:00–5:00 p.m.
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
February 29
Friday
Lucan Gregory
University of Virginia
The Looking Glass: Authority, Legitimacy and the Problem of Content-Independence (Philosophy Department) 4:00
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
March 19
Wednesday
Douglas Den Uyl
Bellarmine College and Liberty Fund
Discussion of Den Uyl's paper "Liberalism in Retreat," which can found on the PPL Web site (PPL) 3:00–5:00 p.m.
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
April 7
Monday
Robert Audi
Univ. of Notre Dame
Discussion of Audi's paper "Intuition, Inference, and Rational Disagreement in Ethics," which can found on the PPL Web site (PPL) 3:00–5:00 p.m.
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room
April 11
Friday
Peter van Inwagen
Univ. of Notre Dame
Impotence and Collateral Damage: One Charge in Van Fraassen's Indictment of Analytical Metaphysics (Philosophy Club) CANCELLED, due to cancelled flight
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April 23
Wednesday
David Copp
University of Florida
Discussion of Copp's paper "Rawls’s Burdens of Judgment" (PPL) 3:00–5:00 p.m.
114 Cocke Hall, Gibson Room