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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Nov 4 @ 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. Sept 9 Donka Farkas (Santa Cruz) Sept 16 John Maackay (U Wisconsin–Madison) Sept 23 Andrew Bacon (USC) Sept 30 Eleonore Neufeld (USC) Oct 7 Eli Alshanetsky (Temple) Oct 21 Gabe Dupre (UCLA) Oct 28 Dorit Bar-On (UConn) Nov 4 Sam[...]
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Getting Curious About Mindfulness. Asia Ferrin 7:00 pm
Getting Curious About Mindfulness. Asia Ferrin @ Brooklyn Public Library Information Commons Lab
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In recent decades, “mindfulness” has spread like wildfire in the United States, pervading schools, hospitals, the tech industry, and even Wall Street. Thanks to research by Professor of Medicine Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindful practices such as meditation are increasingly used to address a wide range of social, emotional, and spiritual issues—such as alienation, anger, and depression—as well as a variety of physical conditions—such as cancer recovery and psoriasis. In this talk, I encourage us to get[...]
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Improvising Illocutions and Passionate Perlocutions: Why Sexual Scripts are Insufficient. Lisa McKeown 4:00 pm
Improvising Illocutions and Passionate Perlocutions: Why Sexual Scripts are Insufficient. Lisa McKeown @ New School, rm D906
Nov 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Recently, Rebecca Kukla – among others – has argued that consent language is too narrow to adequately capture the ethical obligations and failures arising in the context of sex. Instead, she offers more nuanced scripts for the kinds of communication that occur throughout sex, not just at the beginning. I agree with Kukla that consent language is too narrow; however, I argue that she overlooks the fact that intimate personal communication requires an emotional attunement[...]
Beyond the Pluralism Dilemma — A Constitutional Reconstruction of Confucian Democracy. Kim Sungmoon 5:30 pm
Beyond the Pluralism Dilemma — A Constitutional Reconstruction of Confucian Democracy. Kim Sungmoon @ Columbia University Religion Dept. 101
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Recently, a group of scholars has challenged the moral legitimacy of Confucian democracy from a liberal philosophical standpoint. According to these scholars, including political liberals and moderate perfectionists, any attempt to create a Confucian democratic theory inevitably confronts a dilemma—let us call this the pluralism dilemma—with the following two horns: (a) a free society is characterized by the plurality of mutually incompatible, often conflicting, moral, philosophical, and religious doctrines that guide an individual’s conception of the[...]
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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Nov 11 @ 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. Sept 9 Donka Farkas (Santa Cruz) Sept 16 John Maackay (U Wisconsin–Madison) Sept 23 Andrew Bacon (USC) Sept 30 Eleonore Neufeld (USC) Oct 7 Eli Alshanetsky (Temple) Oct 21 Gabe Dupre (UCLA) Oct 28 Dorit Bar-On (UConn) Nov 4 Sam[...]
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The Vanishing Point of Existence: Kierkegaard and the Ethics of the Novel. Yi-Ping On 5:00 pm
The Vanishing Point of Existence: Kierkegaard and the Ethics of the Novel. Yi-Ping On @ Wolff Conference Room, D1106
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Vanishing Point of Existence: Kierkegaard and the Ethics of the Novel. Presented by: Yi-Ping Ong, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Thought and Literature, Johns Hopkins University. Presented by Liberal Studies at The New School of Social Research
Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Nov 18 @ 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. Sept 9 Donka Farkas (Santa Cruz) Sept 16 John Maackay (U Wisconsin–Madison) Sept 23 Andrew Bacon (USC) Sept 30 Eleonore Neufeld (USC) Oct 7 Eli Alshanetsky (Temple) Oct 21 Gabe Dupre (UCLA) Oct 28 Dorit Bar-On (UConn) Nov 4 Sam[...]
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Philosophy of Language Workshop 6:30 pm
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Nov 25 @ 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. Sept 9 Donka Farkas (Santa Cruz) Sept 16 John Maackay (U Wisconsin–Madison) Sept 23 Andrew Bacon (USC) Sept 30 Eleonore Neufeld (USC) Oct 7 Eli Alshanetsky (Temple) Oct 21 Gabe Dupre (UCLA) Oct 28 Dorit Bar-On (UConn) Nov 4 Sam[...]
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