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Humane Understanding Conference
Humane Understanding Conference @ Fordham Lincoln Center
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
As work on the nature of understanding has expanded in recent years, there has been increasing interest in the question of what might be distinctive about our understanding of other people, or humane understanding. Our conference will explore this question, and consider how recent debates might be enriched by insights from areas such as epistemology, the philosophy of science, the philosophy of social science, the hermeneutical tradition, and the “verstehen” tradition in Continental philosophy. Confirmed Speakers: Olivia Bailey (Tulane) Kristin Gjesdal (Temple) Stephen R. Grimm (Fordham) Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury) Michael Strevens (NYU) Karsten Stueber (Holy Cross) Call for Abstracts: 3-4 spots on the program will be filled via a call …

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Are there absolute moral rules? (Introduction to Ethics series) 6:30 pm
Are there absolute moral rules? (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Philosophy-in-Manhattan Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 PM Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. Are there absolute moral rules? We’ll consider Kant’s view… Price: 18.00 USD https://www.meetup.com/Philosophy-in-Manhattan/events/260328857/
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Rutgers-Bristol Workshop on the Metaphysical Unity of Science
Rutgers-Bristol Workshop on the Metaphysical Unity of Science @ Rutgers U, Newark. Conklin Hall 455
Jun 10 – Jun 11 all-day
Schedule – June 10th  (Talks are aprox. 45 minutes with 30 minutes for Q&A) 9:00    Mazviita Chirimuuta, Emergence in Science & the Unity of Science 10:15  Joyce Havstad, TBA 12:00  Lunch, Marcus P&B.  Part of RUN and Newark’s Community Development. 2:00    Ricki Bliss, Fundamentality: From Epistemology to Metaphysics 3:15    Tuomas Tahko, Laws of Metaphysics for Essentialists   Schedule – June 11th  9:00    Kelly Trodgon, Grounding and Explanatory Gaps 10:15  Stuart Glennan, Rethinking Mechanistic Constitution  12:00  Lunch, Mercato Tomato Pie. 2:00    Alex Franklin,  How Do Levels Emerge? 3:15    Ken Aizawa, New Directions in Compositional Explanation: Two Cases Studies Abstracts Mazviita Chirimuuta – Emergence in Science & the Unity of Science This …

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Kant (Introduction to Ethics series) 6:30 pm
Kant (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Philosophy-in-Manhattan Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll continue our discussion of Kant from last week, this… Price: 18.00 USD https://www.meetup.com/Philosophy-in-Manhattan/events/260328958/
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RNY Summer Solstice Party! 12:00 pm
RNY Summer Solstice Party! @ Ellington in the Park
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Skye & Massimo’s Philosophy Café Saturday, June 15 at 12:00 PM Celebrate our hemisphere’s longest and sunniest day with friendsand fellow Reasonable New Yorkers at Ellington In The Park inlovely Riverside Park. En… https://www.meetup.com/SkyeandMassimophilosophycafe/events/261256798/
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Ethics of Artificial Intelligence 6:00 pm
Ethics of Artificial Intelligence @ New York Society for Ethical Culture
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Skye & Massimo’s Philosophy Café Monday, June 17 at 6:00 PM Who is afraid of AI? Should we be? AI can make our lives more convenient and efficient, but there’s much to be concerned about from an ethical perspec… https://www.meetup.com/SkyeandMassimophilosophycafe/events/259841605/
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Virtue ethics (Introduction to Ethics series) 6:30 pm
Virtue ethics (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Philosophy-in-Manhattan Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll discuss virtue ethics (the theory that moral goodness i… Price: 18.00 USD https://www.meetup.com/Philosophy-in-Manhattan/events/260330485/
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Public Philosophy and Theology in a Digital Context
Public Philosophy and Theology in a Digital Context @ Public Square Larini Room
Jun 21 all-day
This conference will discuss the role of digital spaces such as social media in being a public philosopher or theologian. The conference will choose papers that explore different digital platforms, how these platforms can aid in being a public philosopher or theologian, as well as the specific challenges these spaces pose. Sessions will explore how digital spaces have become arenas for philosophers and theologians to discuss ideas with other scholars and with the public, and how the discussion of concepts in this format affects the delivery and reception of the ideas. We will solicit papers that specifically discuss how digital spaces can positively facilitate the goals of public philosophy. Internet …

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What is the ideal ethical theory? (Introduction to Ethics series) 6:30 pm
What is the ideal ethical theory? (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Philosophy-in-Manhattan Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll review the ethical theories discussed throughout the In… Price: 18.00 USD https://www.meetup.com/Philosophy-in-Manhattan/events/260331015/
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