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2007-2008 Colloquia

Fall 2007


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October 8

Frédéric Bouchard

Université de Montréal

"Thinking About Fitness and 'Population Thinking'"



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October 19

Rachana Kamtekar

University of Arizona

"The Powers of Plato's Tripartite Psychology"



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November 2

Mark Schroeder

University of Southern California

"How Expressivists Can and Should Solve their Problem with Negation"



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November 16

Elaine Landry

University of Calgary

"A Silly Answer to a Psillos Question"



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November 30

Augustín Rayo

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"An Account of Possibility"



Winter 2008


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January 7

Ken Waters

University of Minnesota

"Beyond Theoretical Reduction and Layer-Cake Antireduction: How DNA Retooled Genetics and Transformed Biological Practice"


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January 11

Angela Potochnik

Stanford University

"The Unity of Science in a Disordered, Dappled World"



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January 18

Iris Oved

Rutgers University

"The Mental Coining of Terms"



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January 21

Japa Pallikkathayil

Harvard University

"Deriving Morality from Politics: Rethinking the Formula of Humanity"



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January 25

Peter Ludlow

University of Toronto

"Cheap Contextualism"



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January 28

Anna-Sara Malmgren

New York University

"Intuitions by Inference"



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January 31

David Copp

University of Florida

"Realist-Expressivism and Conventional Implicature"



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February 1

Marina Oshana

University of Florida

"Legal Obligation and Autonomy"



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February 6

Aldo Antonelli

University of California, Irvine

"Logicism, Quantifiers, and Abstraction"



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February 7

Elaine Landry

University of Calgary

"How to be a Structuralist All The Way Down"



Spring 2008


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April 25

Ernest Lepore

Rutgers University

"Heresy of Paraphrase"



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May 9

Andy Egan

University of Michigan

"Why Ethics is All About Me"