group talks

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

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

Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics and Mind Research Interest Group Talk (Declan Smithies, Ohio State)

The Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics and Mind Research Group welcomes Declan Smithies, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Philosophy at Ohio State University. Prof. Smithies specializes in epistemology and philosophy of mind. Talk Title Moral Knowledge By Deduction Abstract How is moral knowledge possible? This paper defends … Read More

History of Modern Philosophy Group Talk, (Vili Lähteenmäki, U. of Helsinki)

The History of Philosophy Group is pleased to welcome guest speaker Vili Lähteenmäki, distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of Helsinki and an Academy of Finland Research Fellow. Talk Title: Cartesian Self-Relations About the History of Philosophy Group One of five departmental Research Interest Groups, the History of Philosophy Group is home … Read More

History of Modern Philosophy Group Talk (Robbie Matyasi, U of T)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Robbie Matyasi is a Graduate Student with us whose primary interests are 17th- and 18th-century philosophy (especially Spinoza and other rationalists) and metaphysics (especially properties, composition, and causation). He is currently writing a dissertation on Spinoza’s metaphysics of ordinary objects and organisms. Talk Title: TBA About the History of Philosophy Group … Read More