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The 12th Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy

Friday March 20, 2020 - Saturday March 21, 2020

“Platonic Metaphysics” Friday, March 20 & Saturday March 21, 2020 Speakers: Gábor Betegh (Cambridge) Emily Fletcher (Wisconsin–Madison) Francesco Fronterotta (Sapienza Università di Roma) Verity Harte (Yale) Tushar Irani (Wesleyan) Gabriel Richardson Lear (Chicago) Commentators: George Boys-Stones (Toronto) Roberto Granieri (Toronto) Fiona Leigh (UCL) Jessica Moss (NYU) Georgia Mouroutsou (King’s University … Read More

Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics and Mind Research Interest Group Talk (Ginger Schulteis, Chicago)

The Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics and Mind Research Group welcomes Ginger Schultheis, Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at University of Chicago. Prof. Schultheis specializes in epistemology with a particular interest in belief. Talk Title TBA Abstract   About the Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics and Mind Research Group One of five departmental … Read More

2019 Placement Job Talk – Parisa Moosavi

Parisa Moosavi is a postdoctoral fellow in Ethics and Artificial Intelligence in the Philosophy Department at York University. She specializes in ethics and philosophy of biology, with particular interests in neo-Aristotelian ethics, natural teleology, and ethics of artificial intelligence. Talk Title: “Natural Goodness Without Natural History” Abstract: Neo-Aristotelian ethical naturalism purports … Read More

2019 Placement Job Talk – Jessica Wright

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Jessica Wright is a PhD candidate who specializes in philosophy of mind and ethics, with additional research interests in cognitive science and self knowledge. Her dissertation argues that implicit attitudes reflect on the self. Talk Title: “Controlling Implicit Attitudes”

Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics and Mind Research Interest Group Talk (Brian Weatherson, Michigan)

The Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics and Mind Research Group welcomes Brian Weatherson, Professor and Graduate Studies Chair in the Department of Philosophy at University of Michigan. Prof. Weatherson specializes in epistemology and philosophy of language. Talk Title Deliberation Costs Abstract Humans are informationally and computationally limited. The standard theory of decision … Read More

2019 Placement Job Talk – Manish Oza

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Manish Oza is a PhD candidate interested in logic and language, idealism, and legal theory. His PhD thesis is about the relation between logic and meaningful thought. Talk Title: “Nonsense: A User’s Guide” Abstract: Many philosophers suppose that sometimes we think we are saying or thinking something meaningful when in … Read More

2019 Placement Job Talk – Aaron Henry

Aaron Henry is a PhD candidate currently writing a thesis that investigates the phenomenology of perceptual attention and whether this aspect of subjective experience can be adequately explained in either intentionalist or direct realist terms. Talk Title: “Experience of Acting and the Disappearing Agent Problem”