Archive 2007-2008

Sep 28
Charles Travis (Kings College)
“The place of visual experience in Frege’s philosophy of mind”

Oct 5
Kristin Boyce (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Philosphy and literature reconsidered”

Oct 19
Ben McMyler (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Three models of epistemic dependence”

Oct 26
Ed Witherspoon (Colgate University)
“Wittgensteinian criteria and skepticism about other minds”

Nov 2
Warren Goldfarb (Harvard University)
“Wittgenstein against logicism”

Nov 9
Tom Lockhart (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“What kind of a foundationalist was Frege?”

Nov 16
Vincent Descombes (EHESS, France)
“Paradigms of necessity”

Nov 30
Zed Adams (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Ethical objetivity”

Jan 11
Nat Hansen (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Three debunking arguments”

Jan 18
Thomas Land (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Kant’s Spontaneity Thesis”

Jan 25
Matthias Haase (Basel Universitaet)
“The Representation of Language”

Feb 1
Nancy Bauer (Tufts University)
“What is to be done with Austin?”

Feb 7
Michael Williams (Johns Hopkins University)
“Pragmatism, expressivism, minimalism”

Feb 15
Peter Murray (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Philosophical exorcisms, second nature, and McDowell”

Feb 22
Piergiorgio Donatelli (University of Rome “La Sapienza”)
“Ethics, imagination and the concept of human nature”

Feb 29
Jonathan Ellis (University of California, Santa Cruz)
“Phenomenal character and philosophical introspection”

Mar 7
Gary Ebbs (Indiana University)
“Carnap and Quine on truth by convention”

Mar 14
Silver Bronzo (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Context, compositionality and nonsense in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus

Mar 19
Michael Luntley (Warwick, UK)
“Learning how to go on”

Apr 3
Alva Noe (Berkeley)
“Presence in pictures”

Apr 4
Aidan Gray (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“The predicate view of names”

Apr 11
Hans Schneider (Potsdam)
“Wittgenstein’s conception of ethics: absolute value and the ineffable”

Apr 18
Julia Tanney (University of Kent, UK)
“Conceptual analysis, theory construction and conceptual elucidation in the philosophy of mind”

Apr 25
Sandra Laugier (Universite’ Picardie Jules Verne, France)
“Wittgenstein and Cavell on the importance of importance”

May 2
Jocelyn Benoist (Université Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)
“Husserl and Wittgenstein on intention and fulfillment”

May 9
Richard Strier (University of Chicago)
“The struggle against symbolism: successes and failures in Stanley Cavell’s reading of Shakespeare”

May 16
Jennifer Ryan Lockhart (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“Nonsense and common sense: how to read Kierkegaard’s Philosophical Fragments

May 23
Joshua Schwartz (University of Chicago, graduate student)
“On the so-called antinomy of the variable”

May 30
Reshef Agam-Segal (University of Chicago, Visiting Scholar from Oxford)
“Contours and barriers: what is it to draw the limits of moral language?”

Jun 6
Arata Hamawaki (Auburn University)
“Kant, McDowell and Cavell on the significance of self-consciousness”

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