Philosophy Departmental Seminars

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Pamela Robinson
Philosophy Departmental Seminars

Upcoming talks in the Philosophy Departmental Seminar Series are listed below. Seminars are held on Fridays from 2:00-3:30pm in room 6.71, Level 6, RSSS Building. They're followed by tea and a casual dinner within walking distance of campus. All are welcome.

The 2021 seminar convenor is Pamela Robinson (pamela.robinson@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

Daniel Munoz (Monash University) - The Many, the Few, and the Nature of Value

2–3.30pm 23 Apr 2021

Abstract: John M. Taurek argues that, in a choice between saving the many or the few, the numbers should not count. Many of Taurek's detractors object that his...

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Past events

Colin Klein (ANU) - Are Pains Cognitively Penetrable?

16 Apr 2021

Title: Are Pains Cognitively Penetrable? Abstract: Pretty much everyone who has thought about it assumes that pains are cognitively penetrable—that is, that...

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Three Objections to Utilitarianism - Ben Bramble (ANU)

9 Apr 2021

Abstract:  I consider three of the most influential objections to utilitarianism, and offer new responses to each of them. These responses fit together in...

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The Nightlight Principle: Normative Internalism, Anti-Luminosity, and the Limits of Normative Theory - Pamela Robinson (ANU)

26 Mar 2021

The Nightlight Principle: Normative Internalism, Anti-Luminosity, and the Limits of Normative Theory Abstract: Normative internalists and externalists...

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Naturalizing Respect - Philip Pettit (ANU & Princeton)

19 Mar 2021

This Friday, March 19th, Philip Pettit (ANU & Princeton) will present on "Naturalizing Respect".  Abstract: There is hardly a more significant ideal in...

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Brian Hedden (ANU): Multidimensionality and Disparate Scale Types

19 Feb 2021

Abstract: Multidimensionality is everywhere: in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind, as well as a host...

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CANCELLED David Spurrett: Thursday Seminar

30 Jul 2020

This event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing recommendations. 

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CANCELLED Emily Thomas: Thursday Seminar

23 Jul 2020

This event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing recommendations. 

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