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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Feb 3 @ 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. Anyone with an interest in philosophy of language is welcome! 3 February Paul Pietroski (Rutgers) 10 February Brian Leahy (Harvard) 17 February No Workshop 24 February Elizabeth Coppock (Boston) 2 March Maria Biezma (UMass) 9 March Jenn McDonald (CUNY) 16 March[...]
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Entropy in long-lived genuinely closed quantum systems. Anthony Aguirre (UCSC) 6:30 pm
Entropy in long-lived genuinely closed quantum systems. Anthony Aguirre (UCSC) @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Feb 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Presented by Metro Area Philosophers of Science Spring 2020 Schedule: Anthony Aguirre (UCSC) – “Entropy in long-lived genuinely closed quantum systems” 6:30-8:30pm Tuesday Feb 4; NYU Philosophy Department (5 Washington Place), 3rd floor seminar room. David Papineau (King’s College London & CUNY) – “The Nature of Representation” 4:30-6:30pm Tuesday March 3; CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Ave, NYC), room 5307. Jim Holt (Author of Why Does the World Exist?) – “Here, Now, Photon: Why Newton[...]
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Ethics in the Shadow of Love. Quinn White (MIT) 3:30 pm
Ethics in the Shadow of Love. Quinn White (MIT) @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
Feb 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
One of the central questions facing human beings is how we should respond to the humanity of others. Since the enlightenment, secular Western ethics has gravitated towards two kinds of answer: we should care for others’ well-being, or we should respect them as autonomous agents. Largely neglected is an answer we can find the religious traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Buddhism: we should love all. Analytic philosophers have started to pay more attention to love.[...]
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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Feb 10 @ 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. Anyone with an interest in philosophy of language is welcome! 3 February Paul Pietroski (Rutgers) 10 February Brian Leahy (Harvard) 17 February No Workshop 24 February Elizabeth Coppock (Boston) 2 March Maria Biezma (UMass) 9 March Jenn McDonald (CUNY) 16 March[...]
Philosophy and Anarchy: Anatomy of a Disavowal. Catherine Malabou 7:00 pm
Philosophy and Anarchy: Anatomy of a Disavowal. Catherine Malabou @ La Maison Française
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“The issue of anarchy is at once metaphysical and political. Nevertheless, (French) philosophy and politics have always turned their backs on each other when defining it.  One of the fundamental motivations of my lectures is to understand the reason of such a non-dialogue. Different, sometimes contradictory, signs are making manifest the necessity of a new interrogation on anarchy in the current global political situation, far beyond the idea of a violent strategy against the State.[...]
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Johann Frick (Princeton) 3:30 pm
Johann Frick (Princeton) @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Title and abstract forthcoming. Reception to follow.
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After the Welfare State: Reconceiving Mutual Aid
After the Welfare State: Reconceiving Mutual Aid @ NYU
Feb 15 – Feb 16 all-day
The 2020 Annual Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference Keynote Speaker: Catherine Malabou, Kingston University and University of California, Irvine. Conference Description Although the rise of populism has often been interpreted as the atavistic return of racism and nationalism, the underlying sources have more to do with the collapse of the welfare state model in advanced post-industrial countries, which has resulted in the search for new forms of solidarity that could replace welfare state structures. These structures[...]
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Olivia Bailey (Tulane) 3:30 pm
Olivia Bailey (Tulane) @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
Feb 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Title and abstract forthcoming. Reception to follow.
Philosophy of Psychology Workshop 6:00 pm
Philosophy of Psychology Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PopRocks is a read-ahead, works-in-progress workshop for graduate students and postdocs in the philosophy of cognitive science and mind. We meet on Fridays to hear and discuss a paper, and try to keep a low-pressure, constructive environment. If that sounds useful to you please get in touch and sign up to present! Feb 21 – Juliette Vazard Mar 6 – Stephan Pohl Mar 13 – Simon Brown Mar 27 – David Udell Apr 17 –[...]
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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Feb 24 @ 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. Anyone with an interest in philosophy of language is welcome! 3 February Paul Pietroski (Rutgers) 10 February Brian Leahy (Harvard) 17 February No Workshop 24 February Elizabeth Coppock (Boston) 2 March Maria Biezma (UMass) 9 March Jenn McDonald (CUNY) 16 March[...]
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Claire Kirwin (U Chicago) 3:30 pm
Claire Kirwin (U Chicago) @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
Feb 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Title and abstract forthcoming. Reception to follow.
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