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.

Past events

Zach Weber (University of Ontago): Limits, contradictions and locality

15 Nov 2018

In this talk I revisit some famous logical paradoxes, and consider the possibility that they are utterly ordinary. To do this, I look at the inclosure schema,...

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Prof Dr. Holger Lyre (Magdeburg): Shared structure of dynamics, computations, and mechanisms

1 Nov 2018

On shared structure of dynamics, computations and mechanisms   Theoretical neuroscience deals with dynamical and computational models of cognition. Such...

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

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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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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