Past Events

  • 2015 Apr 30

    MBB Event--Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Science of Language

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Yenching Auditorium

    The Mind, Brain, & Behavior Graduate Student Steering Committee presents an interdisciplinary conversation between Jesse Snedeker (Harvard Psychology), Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard Linguistics), Gina Kuperberg (Tufts Psychology), and Meredith Rowe (Harvard Graduate School of Education) on the subject of the science of language.

    Moderator: Alfonso Caramazza (Harvard Psychology)

  • 2015 Apr 23

    Harvard Review of Philosophy Annual Lecture

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Emerson 210

    Derek Parfit (All Souls College, Oxford) "Can We Avoid the Repugnant Conclusion?: On the Ethics of Population and Lexical Superiority"

    More than thirty years ago, in Reasons and Persons, Parfit sketched out his mere addition paradox, which involved a seemingly repugnant conclusion: that compared with the existence of many people who would all have some very high quality of life, there could be some much larger number of people whose existence would be better, even though these people would all have lives that were barely worth living. This Thursday, Parfit...

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  • 2015 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.

    The deadline for submission of papers is January 16th...

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  • 2015 Apr 17

    Whitehead Lecures

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Emerson 210

    David Velleman (NYU) Morality Here and There

    Lecture Two: "Aristotle in Bali"

  • 2015 Apr 16

    Whitehead Lectures

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Emerson 210

    David Velleman (NYU) Morality Here and There

    Lecture One: "Kant Among the Sherpas"

  • 2015 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

  • 2015 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

  • 2015 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

  • 2015 Mar 06

    2nd Taller Filosofía en Español / 2nd Workshop in Spanish

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Tanner Room, Emerson 310, Harvard University

    Sponsor(s):

    Minorities and Philosophy (Harvard)

    All speakers:

    Diana Acosta-Navas (Harvard)

    Verónica Gómez (Rutgers)

    Chandler Hatch (Harvard)

    Patricia Marechal (Harvard)

    Miguel Miralbes (Brown)

    Sofia Ortiz-Hinojosa (MIT)

    Laura Perez (Harvard)

    Adriana Renero (CUNY)

    Susanna Siegel (Harvard)

    Vanessa de Harven (UMass Amherst)

    Organisers:

    Diana Acosta-Navas

    Patricia Marechal

    Laura Perez

    Susanna Siegel

     A schedule of...

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