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Mind and Language Seminar 4:00 pm
Mind and Language Seminar @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our topic for Spring 2018 will be Formal Frameworks for Semantics and Pragmatics. We’ll be investigating a range of questions in semantics and/or pragmatics which involve or are relevant to the choice between different kinds of overall structure for theories in these areas. In most sessions, the members of the seminar will receive a week in advance, copies of recent work, or work in progress from a thinker at another university. After reading this work, students discuss it with one of the instructors on the day before the colloquium. Then at the Tuesday colloquium, the instructors give a summary review and raise criticisms or questions about the work. The author …

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The Ethics of Donor Conception
The Ethics of Donor Conception @ Kimmel Center, Room 802
May 3 – May 4 all-day
There are no reliable statistics on how many children are created in the United States from donated gametes. The CDC, which collects statistics on in vitro fertilization, reported that roughly 9,000 children were born from IVF with donated eggs in 2015. But according to the Donor Sibling, Registry, a survey of such parents found that 40% of those responding were never asked to report the birth of their child. And most births from donated sperm do not require IVF and are therefore not counted at all. Journalists writing about donor conception tend to rely on an outdated report of the Office of Technology Assessment, which estimated 30,000 births from donor …

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Nuno Venturinha (Nova University of Lisbon) — Autobiographical Writing, Self-knowledge, and the Religious Point of View 4:00 pm
Nuno Venturinha (Nova University of Lisbon) — Autobiographical Writing, Self-knowledge, and the Religious Point of View @ New School, rm D1106
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NY Wittgenstein Workshop presents: Nuno Venturinha (Nova University of Lisbon) — Autobiographical Writing, Self-knowledge, and the Religious Point of View The updated schedule is as follows: 4/19 — Nickolas Pappas (CUNY) — “Plato on the Opposite of Philosophy” 4/26 — Larry Jackson (The New School) 5/03 — Nuno Venturinha (Nova University of Lisbon) — “Autobiographical Writing, Self-knowledge, and the Religious Point of View.” 5/10 — Pierre-Jean Renaudi (Lyon)
Debate: Is Psychoanalysis Relevant to Neuroscience? 5:00 pm
Debate: Is Psychoanalysis Relevant to Neuroscience? @ Cantor Film Center
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Speakers: Cristina Alberini (NYU, Neural Science) Heather Berlin (Mt. Sinai, Psychiatry) Mark Solms (Cape Town, Neuropsychology) Robert Stickgold (Harvard, Psychiatry)
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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re a community of philosophers of language centered in New York City. We have a meeting each week at which a speaker presents a piece of their own work relating to the philosophy of language. 28 January Luca Incurvati (ILLC/Amsterdam) 4 February Dan Hoek (NYU) 11 February Peter Klecha (Swarthmore) 25 February Ginger Schultheis (NYU/Chicago) and David Boylan (Rutgers) 4 March Chris Tancredi (Keio University, Tokyo) 11 March TBD 25 March Yael Sharvit (UCLA) 1 April Thony Gillies (Rutgers) 8 April Yale Weiss (CUNY) 15 April Friederike Moltmann (CNRS) 22 April Amir Anvari (Institut Jean Nicod, ENS) 29 April David Balcarras (MIT) 6 May Nadine Theiler (ILLC, Amsterdam) 13 May …

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Hannah Arendt and Reiner Schurmann Annual Symposium in Political Philosophy “Varieties of Intentionality”
Hannah Arendt and Reiner Schurmann Annual Symposium in Political Philosophy “Varieties of Intentionality” @ Theresa Lang Center, I202, New School
May 10 – May 11 all-day
Conference Schedule Friday May 10 1pm: Rachel Goodman (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Introductory Overview 1:30pm: Jake Quilty-Dunn (University of Oxford) On Elisabeth Camp’s “Putting Thoughts to Work” 4:30pm: John Kulvicki (Darmouth College) On Jacob Beck’s “Perception is Analog” Saturday May 11 1pm: Jacob Beck (York University) On Jake Quilty-Dunn’s “Perceptual Pluralism” 4pm: Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers University) On John Kulvicki’s “Modeling the Meanings of Pictures” The Five Essential Readings for the Conference The conference is predicated on the assumption that everyone in attendance will have read all five of these essays: John Haugeland, Representational Genera Elisabeth Camp, Putting Thoughts to Work Jacob Beck, Perception Is Analog Jake Quilty-Dunn, Perceptual Pluralism John Kulvicki, Modeling The Meanings of Pictures …

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NYC Wittgenstein Workshop presents Pierre-Jean Renaudi (Lyon) 4:00 pm
NYC Wittgenstein Workshop presents Pierre-Jean Renaudi (Lyon) @ New School, rm D1106
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The New York City Wittgenstein Workshop has the following workshops scheduled for this semester and more planned workshops to be announced soon. All workshops are on Fridays from 4 to 6 pm in room D1106. 2/22 — Zed Adams (the New School) — History of the digital/analogue distinction in philosophy 4/19 — Nickolas Pappas (CUNY) — “Plato on the Opposite of Philosophy” 4/26 — Larry Jackson 5/10 —  Pierre-Jean Renaudi (Lyon)
German Idealism Workshop 4:30 pm
German Idealism Workshop @ Columbia University, Philosophy rm 716
May 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
8 February @Columbia Patricia Kitcher: The Fact of Reason in Kant’s Moral Psychology Response: Jessica Tizzard 22 February @NSSR Matters of Love: A Conference 5 April @Columbia Beatrice Longuenesse: Residues of First Nature 19 April @NSSR Angelica Nuzzo: Approaching Hegel’s Logic Obliquely: Melville, Moliere, Beckett Response: David Carlson 10 May @Columbia Amy Allen: Turning Dead Ends into Through Streets: Psychoanalysis and the Idea of Progress
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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re a community of philosophers of language centered in New York City. We have a meeting each week at which a speaker presents a piece of their own work relating to the philosophy of language. 28 January Luca Incurvati (ILLC/Amsterdam) 4 February Dan Hoek (NYU) 11 February Peter Klecha (Swarthmore) 25 February Ginger Schultheis (NYU/Chicago) and David Boylan (Rutgers) 4 March Chris Tancredi (Keio University, Tokyo) 11 March TBD 25 March Yael Sharvit (UCLA) 1 April Thony Gillies (Rutgers) 8 April Yale Weiss (CUNY) 15 April Friederike Moltmann (CNRS) 22 April Amir Anvari (Institut Jean Nicod, ENS) 29 April David Balcarras (MIT) 6 May Nadine Theiler (ILLC, Amsterdam) 13 May …

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