Philosophy

Philosophy Department Events, 2008-2009

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Michael Smith (Princeton University): "Beyond Belief and Desire, or: How To Be Orthonomous," 10/30/2008 (part of the Philosophy and Science of Weakness of the Will Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs]


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Matthew Silverstein (Amherst College): "Normativity from Agency: Can we locate the foundations of ethics in the philosophy of action?," 12/2/2008. [Photographs]


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Michael Bratman (Stanford University): "When and Why is it Rational To Resist Temptation?," 12/4/2008 (part of the Philosophy and Science of Weakness of the Will Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs and Audio]


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Chandra Sekhar Sripada (University of Michigan): "Weakness of the Will and the Divided Mind" 2/12/2009 (part of the Philosophy and Science of Weakness of the Will Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs and Audio]


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Timothy Williamson (Oxford University): "Probability and Danger," 3/5/2009 (The Amherst Lecture in Philosophy, funded in part by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs]


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Richard Holton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): "Willing, Wanting, Waiting" 4/2/2009 (part of the Philosophy and Science of Weakness of the Will Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs and Audio]