Thursday seminars

Thursday seminars

Upcoming papers in the Philosophy Program's regular Thursday seminar series are listed below. Seminars are at 3:30 pm in seminar room A in Coombs. The seminar is followed by a dinner. Thursday Seminars are usually, but not always, held on Thursdays.

For questions please contact the current seminar convenor John Cusbert (john.cusbert@anu.edu.au).

Other philosophy seminars at ANU

  • The ANU Philosophy Society (Philsoc), which is run by ANU Philosophy students, also operates a seminar series, on Tuesdays. Papers are read by students, staff and visitors, and there is wine and snacks.
  • The Centre for Consciousness has regular seminars, most of which are part of the RSSS Thursday Seminar Series or the ANU Philosophy Society series.
  • The Automated Reasoning Project has occasional seminars on logic that may be of interest to philosophers.

Seminar announcements

Announcements of forthcoming meetings of all four seminar series are distributed by means of the philsoc list. To join the philsoc mailing list or unsubscribe from it, click here.

Upcoming events

Tyler Paytas (ACU): Be Not Afraid: Reclassifying Fear as Vice

3.30pm 18 Oct 2018

Most virtue theorists hold that fear is evaluatively neutral and that what matters is one’s ability to surmount it when necessary. The viciousness of fear has...

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Past events

Holly Lawford-Smith (ANU): I just work here

11 Oct 2018

Privately-owned corporations make a major contribution to climate change. Heede (2014) tracked 63% of cumulative global carbon and methane emissions across a...

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Abilities and Possibilities: Wolfgang Schwarz (Edinburgh)

4 Oct 2018

Preceded by a pre-talk for graduate students, 1:30PM Benjamin Library Please let Justin know if you'd like to come to dinner following the talk. According to...

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Daniel Burnston: A Deflationary Approach to the Cognitive Penetration Debate

27 Sep 2018

Preceded by a pre-talk for graduate students, 1:30PM Benjamin Library Please let Justin know if you'd like to come to dinner following the talk. Proponents...

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Andrew Buskell (Cambridge): Cultures as Species?

13 Sep 2018

Andrew Buskell (Cambridge): Cultures as Species? Preceded by a pre-talk for graduate students, 1:30PM Benjamin Library Are cultural groups akin to species?...

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Duty and Blameworthiness in Non-agent Groups: Stephanie Collins (Australian Catholic University)

6 Sep 2018

  Stephanie Collins (Australian Catholic University)   Duty and Blameworthiness in Non-agent Groups   Preceded by a pre-talk for graduate students, 1:30PM...

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Triviality for indeterminate languages

30 Aug 2018

Paolo Santorio (University of California, San Diego) Triviality for indeterminate languages (Joint work with J.R.G. Williams, University of Leeds) 3:30-5:...

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Catarina Dutilh Novaes (Groningen): The Social Epistemology of Argumentation

16 Aug 2018

Catarina Dutilh-Novaes (Groningen) The Social Epistemology of Argumentation   Humans are famously a highly social species, and without collaboration with...

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