Past events

14
Aug
2017

Anne Barnhill (UPenn): "Natural" in breastfeeding promotion

Promoting breastfeeding is a major goal of national and international health organizations.  Materials that promote breastfeeding often reference the health...
10
Aug
2017

Miriam Schoenfield (MIT): Meditations on Beliefs Formed Arbitrarily

This paper addresses the concern of beliefs formed arbitrarily: for example, religious, political and moral beliefs that we realize we possess because of the...
09
Aug
2017

Public Lecture: Animal Bodies & Animal Minds - Launching the Centre for Philosophy of Sciences

Abstract: The brains, and hence minds, of animals evolved to complement their bodies. The diversity of those bodies, and their histories, tell us something...
08
Aug
2017

Amy Kind: Imaginative Experience

Philosophical attempts to understand imagination sometimes focus on its nature – what imagination is – and sometimes focus on its phenomenological character –...
07
Aug
2017

Preston Greene (NTU Singapore): 'It Doesn’t Matter Because One Day It Will End'

The idea that life does not matter because it will end continues to be a source of despair for many reflective people, and its widespread influence can be seen...
03
Aug
2017

Andy Egan (Rutgers): "What I Probably Should Have Said About Epistemic Modals"

I argued in [REFs] for a de se relativist account of epistemic modals, primarily based on arguments from eavesdropper’s assessments of the truth-values of...
01
Aug
2017

Can we be Rational and Fair Under Risk and Uncertainty? - 2017 Passmore Lecture

The Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory and the School of Philosophy at ANU present the 2017 Passmore Lecture with Speaker Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton).

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