Philosophy

"Leibniz on Geometry and the Physical World"

Friday, April 25, 2014
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Dan Garber
Princeton

Friday, April 25, 2014, 3:30pm in Bartlett 206

The title of the talk is

"Leibniz on Geometry and the Physical World"

Reception to follow in the lounge

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For futher information, please call (413) 545-2330.

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"Is there a language of empiricism?"

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Warren Goldfarb
Harvard University

Fourth and final lecture in the Forry and Micken Lecture Series on:
"Is Philosophy Nonsense?"

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 5:00pm, Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115)

The title of his talk is

"Is there a language of empiricism?"

Funded by the Forry and Micken Lecture Series in Philosophy and Science

For further information, please call (413) 542-5805

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Letting Other People Do Wrong

Monday, September 23, 2013
Mount Holyoke College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Tyler Doggett (University of Vermont)

Monday, September 23, 2013, 4:30pm, 216 Skinner Hall

The title of his talk is

"Letting Other People Do Wrong"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley,MA.

For further information, please call (413) 538-2249
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Communicative Intentions, Expressive Behavior, and Origins of Meaning

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Smith College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Dorit Bar-On, Zachary Smith Distinguished Professor
Deparment of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

First lecture in the Fall 2013 Lecture Series "Language and Communication"

Thursday, October 10, 2013, 5:00pm, Seelye Hall 201, Smith College

The title of the talk is:

"Communicative Intentions, Expressive Behavior, and Origins of Meaning"

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by the Philosophy Department, Smith College

For further information, please call (413) 585-3642

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UMASS Amherst, Department of Philosophy Twelfth Biennial Homecoming Conference

UMASS Amherst, Department of Philosophy
Twelfth Biennial Homecoming Conference
October 12, 2013

Math Lounge, Room 1634, Lederle Graduate Research Tower

Coffee, refreshments (on site): 8:30 - 9:15

    Session 1:   9:15 - 10:45

  • Presenter - Dan Kaufman, University of Colorodo at Boulder
  • Commentator - Andy Platt, Central Michigan University
  • Session Chair - Julie Petty, independent scholar

    Session 2:   11:00 - 12:30

  • Presenter - Sam Cowling, Denison University
  • Commentator - Barak Krakauer, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Session Chair - Alex Sarch, University of Southern California (Spring)

Lunch (independent): 12:30 - 2:30

    Session 3:  2:30 - 4:00

  • Presenter - Adriane Rini, Massey University
  • Commentator - Jeff Dunn, DePauw University
  • Session Chair - David Schrader, University of Delaware

     Session 4:  4:15 - 5:45

  • Presenter - Earl Conee, University of Rochester
  • Commentator - Kelly Trogdon, Virginia Tech
  • Session Chair - Kris McDaniel, Syracuse University

Reception (The University Club, cash bar): 6:00 - 8:00

For further information, please call (413) 545-2330

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"Eudaimonia in Plato's Republic"

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Mount Holyoke College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Eric Brown
Washington University in St. Louis

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 4:30pm, 216 Skinner Hall

The title of the talk is

"Eudaimonia in Plato's Republic"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley,MA.

For further information, please call (413) 538-2249.

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Metaphors for Environmental Sustainability

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Smith College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Brendon Larson
Environment and Resource Studies, Faculty of Environment
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Second lecture in the Fall 2013 Lecture Series "Language and Communication"

Thursday, November 7, 2013, 5:00pm, Seelye Hall 106, Smith College

The title of his talk is:

"Metaphors for Environmental Sustainability"

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by the Philosophy Department, Smith College

For further information, please call (413) 585-3642

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"Seeing-As in the Light of Vision Science"

Friday, November 8, 2013
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Ned Block
New York University

Friday, November 8, 2013, Time and Location 3:30pm in Room 206 Bartlett Hall

The title of the talk is

"Seeing-As in the Light of Vision Science"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For futher information, please call (413) 545-2330.

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"Examples of Perfectionism" - a paper about Kant and Cavell

Monday, November 11, 2013
Mount Holyoke College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Paul Guyer
Jonathan Nelson Professor of Humanities and Philosophy, Brown University

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 4:30pm, 216 Skinner Hall

The title of the talk is

""Examples of Perfectionism" - a paper about Kant and Cavell"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley,MA.

For further information, please call (413) 538-2249.

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"On What It Is to Matter"

Friday, November 15, 2013
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Julia Markovits
MIT

Friday, November 15, 2013, Bartlett Hall, Room 206 at 3:30pm

The title of her talk is

"On What It Is to Matter"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For futher information, please call (413) 545-2330.

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