Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 17

    Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop: Lucy Allais (UC San Diego) "Kant's Racism"

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Robbins Library, Emerson 211

    Lucy Allais, Henry E. Allison Endowed Chair in the History of Philosophy (UC San Diego) will present a talk entitled "Kant's Racism" to the History of Philosophy Workshop at Harvard University on April 17, 2017 from 4-5:30 in Robbins Library (Emerson 211). A reception in the library will follow.

  • 2017 Apr 11

    David Chalmers (NYU) "The Virtual and the Real"

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall 305

    David Chalmers (NYU): The Virtual and the Real

    The Harvard Review of Philosophy is pleased to welcome Professor David Chalmers of New York University on Tuesday, April 11th. Chalmers, an esteemed philosopher know for his work in the philosophy of mind and in the allied areas of philosophy and cognitive science, is the author of The Conscious Mind: In Search of  a Fundamental Theory, editor of several collections of essays, and the co-director of PhilPapers.

     

     

  • 2017 Apr 08

    Harvard/MIT Graduate Philosophy Conference

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall 305

    9.00am - 9.30am: Breakfast

    9.30am - 10.50am: Michelle M. Dyke ‘From Normative Disagreement o Normative Antirealism?’

    Commentator: Doug Kremm

    11.00am - 12.20pm: Jonah Nagashima ‘What Counts as Fundamental?’

    Commentator: David Balcarras

    12.20pm - 1.30pm: Lunch

    1.30pm - 2.50pm: Wes Siscoe ‘Sui Generis Linguistic Norms’

    Commentator: Samia Hesni

    3.00pm - 4.20pm: Max Lewis ‘The Goldilocks Dilemma for Pessimists about...

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  • 2017 Apr 01

    Teleology within Physics?: Optimization Principles from Leibniz to the Modern Day

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Robbins Library, Emerson 211

    This workshop aims to investigate the rise and implications of seemingly teleological laws and principles of nature from the 17th century to the modern day.

    It is a familiar story that natural teleology played an important role in Ancient and Medieval philosophy. Things were held to strive towards their natural place in the universe: Fire rises in order to reach the heavens, rocks fall in order to reach the center of the earth. Such explanatory appeals to ends, purposes, final causation and the general order of nature were largely contested with the birth of the mechanical philosophy...

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  • 2017 Mar 31

    Philosophy Alumni Panel

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Robbins Library, Emerson 211

    As part of Advising Fortnight 2017, the Department of Philosophy welcomes students to a philosophy alumni panel on Friday, March 31st at 1PM in Robbins Library.

  • 2016 Dec 12

    Emerson Hall Poetry Night

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Robbins Library of Philosophy, Emerson Hall 211

    Join your fellow philosopher-poets in Robbins Library for an evening of familiar and original readings.

    Refreshments will be served and guests are welcome. 

     

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