Archive 2015-2016

Fall 2016

Week 1: Friday, October 2, 12:30-3:20pm (Math-Stat Building 112): John MacFarlane (Berkeley)

Week 2: Thursday, October 8, 4:45-6:45pm: Amos Browne (Chicago), “Wittgenstein on Reading”

Week 3: Friday, October 16: Daniel Whiting (Southampton), “Wittgenstein and/or Contextualism”

Week 4: Thursday, October 22, 5:15-7:15pm: Reshef Agam-Segal (Virginia Military Institute), “Clarifying Clarification: Wittgenstein on Moral Clarity”

Week 7: Friday, November 13: Stina Bäckström (Åbo Akademi University), “What is it to Depsychologize Psychology?”

Week 8: Thursday, November 19, 4:45-6:45pm: Lynette Reid (Dalhousie), “The Feelers of the Proposition: Contingency, Logic and World in the Tractatus

Week 10: Saturday, December 5, 11am-12:45pm (Saieh Hall 021): Nic Koziolek (Chicago), “Coming to Believe”

Winter 2016

Week 1: Friday, January 8: Michael Kremer (Chicago), “Ideology and Knowledge-How: A Rylean Perspective”

Week 3: Friday, January 22: Martijn Wallage (King’s College London), “Saddled with Content: McDowell and the Identity Theory of Truth”

Week 4: Friday, January 29: Andy Werner (Chicago), “Our Shared Animality: Why McDowell Needs Hegel’s Idea of a Logical Progression”

Week 8: Friday, February 26: Andrea Kern (Leipzig), “Cognitive Capacities, Self-Constitution and Practice”

Week 9: Friday, March 4: Sebastian Rödl (Leipzig), “Truth at an Index”

Week 10: Friday, March 11: Barry Stroud (Berkeley), “Davidson and Wittgenstein on Meaning and Understanding”

Spring 2016

Week 2: Friday, April 8: Avner Baz (Tufts), “Motivational Indeterminacy”

Week 4: Friday, April 22: Dawn Eschenauer Chow (Chicago), “Analogy, Similarity, and Polysemy: On the Irrelevance of ‘Words Said in Different Senses’ in Accounts of Religious Language”

Week 5: Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30: Chicagoland Graduate Philosophy Conference

Week 7: Friday, May 13: Gilad Nir (Chicago), “A Modus Ponens Represented in Signs: Wittgenstein on Inference”

Week 8: Friday, May 20: Claire Kirwin (Chicago), “Pulling Oneself Up by the Hair: Understanding Nietzsche on the Freedom of the Will”