UVa Philosophy Department Colloquium Calendar 2011–2012

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Fall 2011
Date Speaker Topic Time and Location
October 14
Friday
Jamie Ferreira
University of Virginia
The Postulate of God, Evil, and the Highest Good: A Reappraisal of Kant's 'Pure practical rational belief' 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
October 26
Wednesday
John Martin Fischer
University of California, Riverside
Responsibility and Autonomy 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
November 9
Wednesday
William Hasselberger
University of Virginia
Agency, Autonomy, and Social Intelligibility 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
November 18
Friday
Laura Ekstrom
William and Mary
Luck and Human Agency 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
November 30
Wednesday
Stewart Braun
University of Virginia
Educational Opportunity: Is There an Alternative to the Equality and Adequacy Standards? 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
December 2
Friday
Ashley Kennedy
University of Virginia
Realism through Idealization: Explanatory Models in Science 4:00
114 Cocke Hall

Spring 2012
Date Speaker Topic Time and Location
January 27
Friday
Dennis Proffitt
University of Virginia
Research Colloquium on Embodied Cognition
(group discussion of a recent paper by Alvin Goldman)
4:00
102 Clark Hall
February 3
Friday
Trenton Merricks
University of Virginia
Modal Validity and Logical Validity 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
February 24
Friday
Dan Devereux
University of Virginia
Aristotle on the Just Distribution of Political Power 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
March 23
Friday
Sam Duncan
University of Virginia
Kant and the Problem of Selfless Evil 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
March 30-31
Friday-Saturday
Proto Language Workshop
(schedule)
per schedule
Cocke Hall
April 18
Wednesday
A. D. Carpenter
The University of York
Aiming at Happiness, Aiming at the Good in Plato 4:30
114 Cocke Hall
April 20
Friday
L. A. Paul
University of North Carolina
The Phenomenology of Temporal Asymmetry 4:00
114 Cocke Hall
April 27
Friday
Sam Nicholson
University of Virginia
Deliberation, Self-Knowledge, and Evidence Recalcitrant Beliefs 4:00
114 Cocke Hall