Past events

17
Jul
2017

Philosophy Workshop: Some Recent Stuff on the Imagination

Timetable: 9.30: Coffee and Welcome 10.00-11.30: Jennifer Windt (Monash): “Mental simulation in sleep: Towards an integrative theory of dream imagery...
13
Jul
2017

Amy Kind (Claremont McKenna): What Imagination Teaches

What Imagination Teaches David Lewis has argued that “having an experience is the best way or perhaps the only way, of coming to know what that experience is...
12
Jul
2017

Materialism, Subjectivity and Evolution: 2017 Jack Smart Lecture

This lecture begins with a sketch of the first versions of 'Australian materialism' and then looks at how the landscape of debate changed. Godfrey-Smith will...
11
Jul
2017

David Chalmers (NYU & ANU): The Externalist and the Structuralist Responses to Skepticism

I will discuss two ways of responding to Cartesian arguments for global skepticism about the external world.  In an earlier paper ("The Matrix as Metaphysics...
10
Jul
2017

David Sobel (Syracuse): The Impotence of the Demandingness Objection

My thesis is that the Demandingness Objection cannot itself provide good reason to break with Consequentialism since it must presuppose the truth of prior and...
29
Jun
2017

David Sobel (Syracuse): The Case for Stance-Dependent Value

The Case for Stance-Dependent Value Having a contingent favoring attitude or stance toward something, even when one has no reason to have that favoring...
27
Jun
2017

Gillian Russell: Could there be no logic?

The spectre of logical nihilism---the view that there is no logic---has arisen recently in the literature on logical pluralism.  Pluralists say that there is...

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