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Ask a Philosopher Booth 10:00 am
Ask a Philosopher Booth @ Borough Hall Greenmarket
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
You should come to one of the three (3) Ask a Philosopher booths we have scheduled for the month of September! Saturday 9/7, 10:00-2:00 @ the Borough Hall Greenmarket Saturday 9/14, 11:00-3:00 @ the Market at the Brooklyn Museum Saturday 9/21, 10:00-2:00 @ the McCarren Park Greenmarket
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On Reductionism and Functionalism about Space and Time – Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge) 4:30 pm
On Reductionism and Functionalism about Space and Time – Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge) @ CUNY Grad Center, rm 5307
Sep 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Various programmes and results in the philosophy/foundations of spacetime theories illustrate themes from reductionism and functionalism in general philosophy of science. I will focus on some programmes and results about how the physics of matter contributes to determining, or even determines, or even explains, chrono-geometry. I hope to say something about most of the following examples: in the philosophical literature, Robb (1914), and Mundy (1983); and in the physics literature: Barbour and Bertotti (1982); Hojman, Kuchar and Teitelboim (1976); Dull, Schuller et al. (2012, 2018); and Gomes & Shyam (2016).   Presented by Metro Area Philosophers of Science =============================================================== Armin Schulz (University of Kansas) Details: 4:30-6:30pm Wednesday Oct 9; 3rd …

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Ask a Philosopher Booth 11:00 am
Ask a Philosopher Booth @ Market at the Brooklyn Museum
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
You should come to one of the three (3) Ask a Philosopher booths we have scheduled for the month of September! Saturday 9/7, 10:00-2:00 @ the Borough Hall Greenmarket Saturday 9/14, 11:00-3:00 @ the Market at the Brooklyn Museum Saturday 9/21, 10:00-2:00 @ the McCarren Park Greenmarket
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Cognitive Science Speaker Series 1:00 pm
Cognitive Science Speaker Series @ CUNY Grad Center, 6493
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
September 20: Matthias Michel Philosophy and Laboratoire Sciences, Université Paris-Sorbonne and NYU “Consciousness and the Prefrontal Cortex” October 4: Ryan McElhaney Cognitive Science and Philosophy, CUNY Graduate Center “Explanation and Consciousness” October 18: Sascha Benjamin Fink Philosophy-Neurosciences-Cognition, University of Magdeburg and NYU “Varieties of Phenomenal Structuralism” November 1: Jesse Atencio Cognitive Science and Philosophy, CUNY Graduate Center Title TBA November 15: Frank Pupa Philosophy, Nassau Community College “Getting Between: Predicativism, Domain Restriction, and Binding” December 6: Susana Martinez-Conde Neurology and Integrative Neuroscience, Downstate Medical Center Title TBA https://philosophy.commons.gc.cuny.edu/cognitive-speaker-series-fall-2019/
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Ask a Philosopher Booth 10:00 am
Ask a Philosopher Booth @ McCarren Park Greenmarket
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
You should come to one of the three (3) Ask a Philosopher booths we have scheduled for the month of September! Saturday 9/7, 10:00-2:00 @ the Borough Hall Greenmarket Saturday 9/14, 11:00-3:00 @ the Market at the Brooklyn Museum Saturday 9/21, 10:00-2:00 @ the McCarren Park Greenmarket
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Isaac Levi Conference and Memorial
Isaac Levi Conference and Memorial @ Columbia University, Philosophy rm tba
Sep 28 all-day
Conference Schedule 10AM       Teddy Seidenfeld – Conditional Probability, Conditionalization, and Total Evidence 11AM       Eleonora Cresto – Beyond Indeterminate Utilities. The Case of Neurotic Cake-Cutting 11:20AM  Ignacio Ojea Quintana – Unawareness and Levi’s Consensus as Common Ground 11:40AM  Rush Stewart – Uncertainty, Equality, Fraternity 1PM         Nils-Eric Sahlin – Levi’s Decision Theory: Lessons Learned 1:45PM    Wilfried Sieg – Scientific Theories as Set-Theoretic Predicates? 2:45PM    Panel Discussion – Learning from Levi Abstracts available in attached documents under “Supporting material.” Memorial A memorial service will be held at 5PM at St. Paul’s Chapel on the Columbia campus. Reception to follow on the 7th floor of …

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