The University of Sheffield
Department of Philosophy

Past Departmental Seminars (2007-2008)


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Please see below for details of our Departmental Seminars from 2007-2008. Click on the speaker's name to find out details of the speaker's current research.

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Spring 2008

February 22nd Michael Garnett [Birkbeck] Against Deep Agency

February 29th Iwao Hirose [McGill] Reconsidering the Value of Equality

March 7th Gerald Lang [Leeds] Justice and National Boundaries

March 14th Anna Mahtani [Oxford] Imaginative Resistance

April 11th Stephen Mulhall [Oxford] The Ontological Proof: Wittgensteinian Variations

April 25th Gianfranco Soldati [Fribourg] The Role of Experience in Self Knowledge

May 2nd Sorin Baiasu [Keele] Practical Judgement in Kant

May 9th Maja Spener [Oxford] Introspection as Conscious Acheivement

May 16th George Botterill [Sheffield] 'But That's Not Why I Did it!': The Davidsonian Possibility and Contrastive Explanation






Autumn 2007


October 12th Jenefer Robinson [Cincinatti] Emotion

October 19th Clare Chambers [Cambridge] Each Outcome is Another Opportunity

October 26th John Hawthorne [Oxford] Names

November 2nd Elinor Mason [Edinburgh] Moral Theory and Moral Responsibility

November 16th Nadeem Hussain [Stanford] Constructivism and Metaethics

November 23rd Ian Proops [Michigan] Puzzling out Russell: The Curiosity of George IV

November 30th Mark McCullagh [Guelph] Concept Possession and the Mates Example

December 7th Komarine Romdenh-Romluc [Nottingham] Simulation, Intention, and Immunity to Error through Misidentification

December 14th Yonatan Shemmer [Sheffield] Self-Governance, Reasons, and Self-Determination






Current & Other Past Departmental Seminars




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