Postgraduate Seminar 2013-14
This seminar is open to ALL graduate students in the Department of Philosophy. It runs throughout both semesters, and the students run their own series over the summer. Each week a student presents a paper, followed by discussion. A handout, abstract, or draft of the paper is usually circulated in advance. Anyone from outside the department wishing to attend should email the Director of Graduate Studies, Rosanna Keefe (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wednesday 3-5 in BA SR DB07
2nd October: Richard Healey, Explaining the Normative Force of Consent
9th October: Ryan Doran, Affective Alchemy: an Arousal-Based Solution to the Paradoxes of Negative Affect
16th October: Stephen Wright, Infallibilism
23rd October: Charlotte Alderwick, Eternal Essence and Temporal Acts in Schelling's Freedom Essay
30th October: Simon Kittle, Vihvelin on 'could have done otherwise'
6th November: Stephen Ingram, On Behalf of the ‘Moron’: The Metaphysics of Robust Realism about Morality
13th November: Reading Week
20th November: Joe Saunders, The Value of Practical Knowledge
27th November: Adriana Clavel, Imaginative Resistance and Fictional Morality
4th December: Katharine Jenkins, Two Senses of Gender
11th December: Cristina Roadevin, What is Forgiveness?
18th December: Carl Fox, The Binding Force of Obligation
22nd January: Bernardo Pino, Resisting Concept Eliminitivism
29th January: Peter Caven, Keeping Pluralism Reasonable: Political Liberalism Meets Moral Psychology
5th February: Jack Wadham, Extended Mind, Commonsense Functionalism and Splitting the Difference
12th February: Josh Black, Peirce on Habit and the Theory/Practice Distinction
19th February: Damiano La Manna, Tracking Intentionalism and Experiential Awareness
26th Feburary: Francesco Antilici, False-Belief Reasoning in Infants: Problems for an Alternative Explanation
5th March: Gonzalo Nunez, The Meanings of Limit in Wittgenstein's Philosophy: Silence and Language in the Tractatus
12th March: Andrew Moore, Infants' Mental Understanding: Rich or Lean?
19th March: Marianna Ginocchietti, Against a Reductive Notion of Action: Action, Effects and Responsibility
26th March: Neil Williams, Problems in Pragmatist Ethics
2nd April: Neri Marsili, The Definition of Lying: A Speech-Act Theoretic Account
30th April: Henry Cusworth, The Cognitive Conception of Language
7th May: Ashley Pennington, Speech and Silence: Considerations on the Role of Uptake in Successful Illocution
14th May: Philipp Rau, Autobiographical Memory: What is it, What is it Good for, and Why Does it Matter?
21st May: Reading week: no seminar
28th May: Siobhan Moriarty, Against Understanding Ontological Categories as Essentially Dependent on the Entities which Belong to Them
4th June: Carlos Felippe, Should a Man Love Himself the Most?
11th June: Sam Waters, Understanding Moral Obligations: Ability and "Ought Implies Can"