Senior Seminar Programme
Tuesdays at 4 pm
THE REID ROOM, Philosophy, School of Humanities, 69 Oakfield Avenue (except where otherwise noted)
This programme is sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy, of which Glasgow is a branch, and whose support is gratefully acknowledged.
Everyone is welcome; students, both postgrads and undergrads, are especially encouraged.
Second semester, 2012-13
8 January 2013 Robert Williams (Leeds): "Decision making under indeterminacy"
15 January Brian McElvee (St Andrews): "Vividness and the Relativism of Blame"
22 January Gerald Lang (Leeds): "Theodicy and the Non-Identity Problem"
29 January Ken Himma (Seattle Pacific University): "A justification for the legal protection of intellectual property: the argument from investment"
5 February Mikael Pettersson (Stockholm/Sheffield) "Negative Images: On Photography, Causation and Absences"
12 February Julien Deonna (Geneva) /Fabrice Teroni (Bern): "Emotions as attitudes"
19 February No seminar (hons reading party)
26 February Marcia Baron (St Andrews) "Reasonableness"
5 March Chris Hookway (Sheffield) "Pragmatism and Perceptual Judgement"
12 March Ulrike Heuer (Leeds) "Reasons to Intend"
19 March William Mander (Oxford) "Scottish Idealism and the True Self"
16 April Neil Sinclair (Nottingham), "Expressivism about Reason Statements"
23 April no talk
30 April Simon Kirchin (Kent), "Concepts, Conceptions, and the Epistemology of Disagreement"
7 May no talk
14 May Neil Sinhababu (National University of Singapore), "Desire's Explanations"
21 May tba
28 May Philip Meadows
First semester, 2012-3
11 September: Derek Brown (Brandon): "Colour constancy and colour layering"
18 September: Jonathan Cohen (UC San Diego): "Ecumenicism, Comparability, and Color, Or:How to Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too"
25 September: Alexandra Plakias (Aberdeen): "How Moral Disagreement is a Problem for Realism"
2 October: Mark Jago (Nottingham): "Material Objects"
9 October: Aaron Cotnoir (Aberdeen, NIP): "Parts as Counterparts"
16 October: Chris Tucker (Auckland: "If Dogmatists Have Cognitive Penetration Problems, then You Do Too"
23 October: READING PARTY
30 October: Mark Sprevak (Edinburgh): "Is the extended mind hypothesis nonsensical?"
6 November: Michael Sollberger (Lausanne/Oxford): "Causation in Perception: A Challenge to Naïve Realism"
13 November: Luke Russell (Sydney): "Is Forgiveness Elective?"
20 November: Jessica Leech (Sheffield): "Essence and Mere Necessity"
27 November: Darryl Gunson (University of the West of Scotland): "Moral Enhancement"
4 December: John Bishop (Auckland): "Concepts of God and Problems of Evil"
A record of previous seminars can be found in the previous events list.