Past Events

Fall
Friday, October 13, 2017

Matt King

University of Alabama at Birmingham

"Blaming Notwithstanding"

4:00 PM at The Gibson Room

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Otávio Bueno

University of Miami

"Evidence and Styles of Scientific Reasoning"

3:30 at The Gibson Room

Friday, September 15, 2017

Michael Kubovy

University of Virginia

"The Structure of Lives"

4:00 PM at The Gibson Room

Friday, September 01, 2017

John Armstrong

Southern Virginia University

"The Striving Parts of Plato's Universe"

4:00 PM at Gibson Room

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Daniel Korman

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Debunking Arguments in Metaethics and Metaphysics

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, October 07, 2016

Anjan Chakravartty

Director of the John J. Reilly Center for Science Technology and Values at Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame

"Perspectivism, Pluralism, and Realism about Scientific Models"

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Lisa Downing

The Ohio State University

"Are Body and Extension the Same Thing?: Locke vs. Descartes (vs. More)"

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, December 04, 2015

Adam Tiller

University of Virginia

The Special Dynamism Question

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, November 13, 2015

Douglass Reed

University of Virginia

The Person, the Soul, and Immortality in Plato's Dialogues

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Glen Pettigrove

University of Aukland

What Virtue Adds to Value

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Karolina Hübner

University of Toronto

Spinoza and the Paradoxes of Freedom

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, October 16, 2015

Daniel Nolan

Australian National University

Chance and Necessity

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Luke William Hunt

University of Virginia

Confidential Human Sources and Unconscionability

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, October 09, 2015

Michael Papazian

Berry College

Sorites Arguments and Stoic Resolutions

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, October 02, 2015

Lydia Patton

Virginia Tech

Determinism in Kant's Theory of Physics

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, September 04, 2015

Harold Langsam

University of Virginia

Internalism and Experiential Justification

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Galen Barry

University of Virginia

Spinoza and the Feeling of Freedom

2:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Lydia Patton

Virginia Tech

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, November 21, 2014

Matt Duncan

University of Virginia

The Self Shows Up in Experience

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Nicolas Frank

University of Virginia

What is the Principle of Fair Play?

3:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, November 14, 2014

Rachel Cohon

University at Albany

Hume, Scanlon, & Voluntary Self-Obligation

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, November 07, 2014

Marko Malink

New York University

Essence and Modality in Aristotle

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Benjamin Jantzen

Virginia Tech

Semantic Phenomenalism: What Mill meant, Helmholtz heralded, and Ayer almost got right

3:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Christine Swanton

Reasons of Beneficence, the Logos of Ethics, and Virtue Ethics

3:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

David Chalmers

New York University

Structuralism and Fundamentality

3:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

John Corvino

Wayne State University

The Meaning of (Gay) Marriage

3:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, November 22, 2013

Paul Nedelisky

University of Virginia

There is a Fundamental Level

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, November 15, 2013

Galen Barry

University of Virginia

Spinoza on Modal Reasoning

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, November 08, 2013

Helene Landemore

Yale

Toward a Justification of the Firm/State Analogy

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

12:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, November 08, 2013

Matthew Evans

University of Michigan

The Good Itself Makes Knowledge Possible: Republic 6 (507a-509c)

4:15 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, October 11, 2013

Jessica Wilson

University of Toronto

On the Individuation of Levels

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Andres Rosler

University of Buenos Aires

Two Conceptions of Political Crime

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, September 27, 2013

Maria Feretti

University of Darmastadt

Risk Imposition and Freedom

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, September 27, 2013

Jeff McMahan

Rutgers

Defensive War Against Lesser Aggression

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, November 30, 2012

Erik Angner

George Mason University

Subjective Well-Being: When and Why it Matters

4:00 at 115 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

David Manley

University of Michigan

Self-location, Existence, and Evidential Uniqueness

3:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, November 16, 2012

Kok-chor Tan

University of Pennsylvania

Injustice and Personal Pursuits

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, November 09, 2012

Neera Badhwar

George Mason University

Well-Being and Virtue

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, October 26, 2012

Sigal Ben-Porath

University of Pennsylvania

Deferring Virtue: Contemporary Thoughts about the Civic Role of Schools

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, October 26, 2012

Michael Thompson

University of Pittsburgh

You & I: Some Puzzles About "Mutual Recognition"

4:00 at 115 Cocke Hall

Friday, October 19, 2012

Walter Ott

Virginia Tech

Malebranche and the Riddle of Sensation

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, October 05, 2012

Michael Kates

University of Virginia

Unreasonable Citizens and the Limits of Containment

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

John Simmons

University of Virginia

Territorial Rights: Justificatory Strategies

3:30 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, September 21, 2012

John Tomasi

Brown University

Roundtable on Free Market Fairness

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:30 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, September 14, 2012

Colin Bird

University of Virginia (Politics)

Coercion and Public Justification

4:00 at 115 Cocke Hall

Spring
Friday, April 28, 2017

Sahar Akhtar

University of Virginia

"The Wrong of Racial and Religious Immigration Exclusion: Antidiscrimination Beyond the State"

4:00PM at Gibson Room

Friday, April 21, 2017

Sally Haslanger

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Cognition as a Social Skill"

4:00PM at Gibson Room

Friday, March 31, 2017

Rob Bolton, Michael Ferejohn, Ian McCready-Flora

Rutgers University, Duke University, University of Virginia

Dan Devereux Retirement Speakers

11:00AM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM at Minor 125

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dana Howard

National Institute of Health

"Transformative Choices and the Specter of Regret."

3:30 PM at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, March 24, 2017

Trenton Merricks

University of Virginia

“Identity, Self, and Transformation.”

4:00PM at Gibson Room

Friday, February 24, 2017

Sam Duncan

Tidewater Community College

"Torture, Coercive Interrogation Techniques, and Respect for Persons."

4:00PM at Gibson Room

Friday, February 10, 2017

Kris McDaniel

Syracuse University

“Ontology and Philosophical Methodology in the Early Susanne Langer”

4:00 PM at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, February 03, 2017

Rebecca Kukla

Kennedy Institute of Ethics

"That's What She Said: The Linguistic Pragmatics of Sexual Negotiation"

4:00 PM at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Micah Lott

Boston College

Darwin, Aristotle, and Moral Knowledge

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, April 22, 2016

Anna Greco

University of Toronto

Plato on the elusive power to do wrong

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Peter King

University of Toronto

Ockham Against (Mental) Representation

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, March 18, 2016

Steven Yablo

MIT

Relevance

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, February 26, 2016

Tamar Schapiro

Stanford University - Visiting Faculty MIT

What could ‘incline without necessitating’ the will?

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall (The Gibson Room)

Friday, May 01, 2015

An afternoon of talks

An afternoon of talks in honor of Jim Cargile's 50 years on the UVa faculty

2:00 pm at 410 Rouss Hall

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

David Bronstein

Georgetown University

Aristotle's Critique of Innatism

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, April 17, 2015

Verity Harte

Yale

Plato's Philebus and the Value of Idle Pleasure

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Trenton Merricks

University of Virginia

Vagueness is Not a Linguistic Phenomenon

3:30pm at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, March 27, 2015

Ross Cameron

University of Virginia

Persistence in Properties

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, March 20, 2015

Laurie Paul

University of North Carolina

Preference Capture and Alienation

4:00pm at 403 Rouse Hall

Friday, February 27, 2015

Russ Shafer-Landau

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Intuitions and Moral Disagreement

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, February 27, 2015

Russ Shaffer-Landau

University of Wisconsin at Madison

Moral Intuition and Disagreement

4:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, May 02, 2014

Gopal Sreenivasan

Duke University

What is a Virtue?

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, March 21, 2014

Alan Baker

Swarthmore College

Mathematics, Fictionalism, and ‘the Great Game’

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Sam Fleischacker

University of Illinois at Chicago

A Moderate Humean Conventionalism about Justice

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

12:30 at 296 Gibson Hall

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

D. H. Mellor

Cambridge

Nature's Joints: A Realistic Defence of Natural Properties

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, April 19, 2013

Pamela Hieronymi

UCLA

The Intuitive Problem of Free Will and Moral Responsibility

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, April 12, 2013

Annual PPL Conference

Realism and Utopianism in Modern Economics

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, April 05, 2013

J Donald Moon

Wesleyan University

Political Liberalism Three Decades On

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, April 05, 2013

Alan Code

Stanford University

Aristotle on Stating Causes of Eclipses and Sleep

4:00 at 101 Nau Hall

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Bryan Hall

Indiana University Southeast

Identifying the Gap in Kant's Critical Philosophy

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, March 22, 2013

Timothy Williamson

University of Oxford

Gettier Cases in Epistemic Logic

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Friday, February 22, 2013

Margaret Moore

Queens University

Popular Sovereignty, Territory and the Democratic Ideal

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, February 22, 2013

Michael Detlefsen

University of Notre Dame

Mathematical Freedom and Consistency

4:00 at 115 Cocke Hall

Friday, February 15, 2013

Neil Sinhababu

National University of Singapore

Virtue and Desire

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Eyal Chowers

Tel Aviv University

Farewell to the Two State Solution: Zionist re-enchantment of the land and its lasting implications

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Friday, February 01, 2013

Harold Langsam

University of Virginia

The Intuitive Case for Naive Realism

4:00 at 114 Cocke Hall

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Eleonore Stump

Saint Louis University

The Problem of Suffering: A Thomistic Defense

Sponsored by: St. Anselm Institute for Catholic Thought

5:30 at Minor Hall Auditorium

Friday, October 28, 2016

Alan Hájek

Australian National University

Begging to Differ With Similarity Accounts of Counterfactuals

4:00 at Rouss 410

Friday, November 15, 2013

Frank Lovett

Washington University in St. Louis

Republicanism and Perfectionism

Sponsored by: PPL Colloquium Series

2:00 at 296 Gibson Hall

Summer
Thursday, June 04, 2015

Eric Schliesser

Ghent University

The Limits of Formal Philosophy: Reviving an Old Debate

3:00pm at 114 Cocke Hall