Thursday seminars

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Justin D'Ambrosio
Thursday seminars

Upcoming papers in the Philosophy Program's regular Thursday seminar series are listed below. Seminars are at 3:30 pm in Rm 1.04 Coombs Extension. 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 Justin D'Ambrosio (justin.d'ambrosio@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

CANCELLED Hannah Tierney: Thursday Seminar

3.30–5.30pm 2 Apr 2020

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

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CANCELLED Antony Eagle: Thursday Seminar

3.30–5.30pm 9 Apr 2020

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

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CANCELLED Kate Lynch: Thursday Seminar

3.30–5.30pm 16 Apr 2020

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

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CANCELLED Steve Finlay: Thursday Seminar

3.30–5.30pm 23 Apr 2020

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

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CANCELLED Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson: Thursday Seminar

3.30–5.30pm 30 Apr 2020

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

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CANCELLED Caroline West: Thursday Seminar

3.30–5.30pm 7 May 2020

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

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CANCELLED Erin Nash: Thursday Seminar

3.30–5.30pm 14 May 2020

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

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Past events

CANCELLED Ignacio Ojea Quintana: Thursday Seminar

26 Mar 2020

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

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CANCELLED Rachel Ankeny: Thursday Seminar

19 Mar 2020

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

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Sarita Rosenstock (ANU): "A Category Theoretic Framework for Physical Representation"

12 Mar 2020

Abstract: It is increasingly popular for philosophers of science to use category theory, the mathematical theory of structure, to adjudicate debates about the...

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Philip Gerrans (Adelaide): "Self-Awareness: Tracking or Binding?"

13 Feb 2020

Abstract: Mental representations of selfhood are ultimately grounded in representations of the body, with the internal physiological milieu providing a primary...

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Mark Colyvan (University of Sydney): “Logic in Fiction"

31 Oct 2019

Abstract: This paper will address the question of whether the logic of a fiction can be specified as part of the fiction. For example, can one tell a fictional...

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Kimberley Brownlee (Warwick): "Getting Rights out of Wrongs"

29 Aug 2019

Abstract: Sometimes, we gain new moral rights by acting wrongly. Sometimes, we gain new moral rights (in addition to restitution rights) from other people...

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Anna Mahtani (LSE): "The designators that matter"

15 Aug 2019

Abstract: Suppose that you have a choice of two actions, A and B, and suppose that action A has better prospects for everyone than action B. Then many would...

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