Past Events

  • 2016 Mar 11

    Philosophy Workshop: Varieties of Self-Knowledge

    Fri - Sat, Mar 11 to Mar 12, 9:00am - 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Humanities Center

    For information about the workshop please visit our website.

    Presenters:
    Dorit Bar-On (University of Connecticut)
    Alex Byrne (MIT)
    Lucy O’Brien (University College, London)
    Sarah Paul (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
    Christopher Peacocke (Columbia University)
    Sebastian Rödl (Universität Leipzig)
    Kieran Setiya (MIT)

    Organizers:
    Matthew Boyle (Harvard University)
    Richard Moran (...

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  • 2016 Feb 16

    DWF Presentation: How to Write a Philosophy Paper

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Emerson 101

    Please join Department Writing Fellow Michael Rabenberg for a presentation on "How to Write a Philosophy Paper." This presentation is highly recommended for students taking their first course in philosophy. 

  • 2016 Feb 11

    Colloquium Lecture: Tim Crane (Cambridge)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall, 305

    Tim Crane (Cambridge): "The Conscious and the Unconscious"

    Abstract: Mental states with intentional content can be conscious or unconscious. But what does it really mean to say these states have content, and does it mean the same thing for the conscious states as it does for the unconscious? In other words, do conscious and unconscious intentional states have the same kind of content? The consensus among analytic philosophers is that the answer to this question is yes; a dominant idea, for example, is that all intentional states have propositional content, and...

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  • 2015 Dec 10

    Practice Job Talk: Alex Prescott-Couch

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Emerson 310

    Graduate students and faculty are encouraged to attend this practice job talk by Alex Prescott-Couch at 2:00 on December 10th in Emerson 310.

  • 2015 Dec 09

    Practice Job Talk: Emily McWilliams

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Emerson 310

    Graduate students and faculty are encouraged to attend this practice job talk by Emily McWilliams at 3:00 on December 9th in Emerson 310.

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