Colloquium (Cian Dorr, NYU)

Cian Dorr is Professor of Philosophy at New York University, having taught previously at Oxford University and the University of Pittsburgh. His areas of interest include metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of physics. This talk will be based upon joint work with Jake Nebel and Jake Zuehl. Talk … Read More

Colloquium (Gordon Belot)

Gordon Belot is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan, having previously taught at Princeton University, New York University, and the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of a number of articles concerning the philosophy of space and time and other topics in philosophy of physics. The talk … Read More

Colloquium (David Sedley, Cambridge)

Professor Sedley’s research is in 1st century BC philosophy and Plato’s Phaedo. His publications include Creationism and its Critics in Antiquity, 2007 (Berkeley) and The Midwife of Platonism: Text and Subtext in Plato’s Theaetetus, 2004 (Oxford).

Colloquium (Lisa Shapiro, Simon Fraser University)

Professor Shapiro’s research interests include early modern philosophy, feminism and philosophy, and philosophy of mind (especially perception and emotions). She co-authored the volume Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy with our department’s Professor Martin Pickavé.

Colloquium (John Carriero, UCLA)

John Carriero is Professor in the UCLA Department of Philosophy. His areas of interest include early modern philosophy (esp. Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz). Among his publications is Between Two Worlds: A Reading of Descartes’s Meditations (Princeton University Press, 2008). 

Colloquium (Stephen Yablo, MIT)

Join Stephen Yablo for a colloquium at the Jackman Humanities Institute. Professor Yablo’s work is on identity, essence, causation, intrinsicness, paradox, metaphor, properties, existence, definition, conceivability, and truth.