Upcoming Events

Feb 28

Philosophy Alumni Event: Eric Kaplan

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 210

Eric Kaplan, Harvard alumnus and current producer and writer for The Big Bang Theory, will share how his love of philosophy influenced his career path.  There will be an hour-long Q&A session with Mr. Kaplan following his presentation.

Mar 01

Late Renaissance-Early Modern Philosophy Workshop

2:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robbins Library, Emerson 211, Harvard University

Schedule:

2:00 – 3:15: Thomas Leinkauf (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Leibniz Forschungsstelle, Münster) “The concept of ‘vinculum’ and the problem of ‘contact’ and activity between two kinds of being: material and immaterial, finite and infinite, natural and metaphysical in Early Modern Philosphy”

Session Chair: Leah Wittington (Harvard)

3:30  5:00: Christian Barth (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) "Leibniz on Judgment and Responsibility"

Mar 12

Department Colloquium

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 305

Sarah Moss (Michigan) "A Defense of Probabilistic Knowledge"

Reception in Robbins Library following the lecture

Mar 24

Cognitive Theory and the Arts Seminar

7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Room 133

Sean Kelly (Harvard) "Techne, Technology, and Truth from Aristotle to Foucault"

Sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University

Apr 02

Department Colloquium

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 305

Jenny Saul (Sheffield)

Reception in Robbins Library following the lecture

Sponsored by the M&E Workshop

Apr 17

Whitehead Lecures

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 210

David Velleman (NYU)

Apr 18

2015 Harvard-MIT Graduate Conference in Philosophy

(All day)

Location: 

TBA

Keynote Speaker: Robert Stalnaker, Lawrence S. Rockefeller Professor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

We invite submissions from graduate students for a conference hosted by the Philosophy Departments at Harvard University and MIT to be held on April 18th, 2015 at Harvard University.  Papers from all areas of philosophy are welcome, and we especially encourage authors from underrepresented groups in philosophy to submit.