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4:15 pm Identity, Indeterminacy, and Supervaluationism- Achille Varzi (Columbia) @ CUNY Grad Center, 7314
Identity, Indeterminacy, and Supervaluationism- Achille Varzi (Columbia) @ CUNY Grad Center, 7314
Feb 25 @ 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm
I am a friend of supervaluationism. A statement lacks a determinate truth value if, and only if, it comes out true on some admissible precisifications of the relevant vocabulary and false on others. In this talk I want to focus on the special cases of identity statements. There is, I think, a potentially devastating objection that can be raised against the supervaluationist treatment of such statements—in fact two objections. Luckily, both can be resisted. But seeing how requires that we take a closer look at the ontological presuppositions of supervaluationism, allowing for more leeway than is usually supposed. The Logic and Metaphysics Workshop will be meeting on Mondays from 4:15 …

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6:00 pm Is consciousness a basic property of the universe? @ New York Society for Ethical Culture
Is consciousness a basic property of the universe? @ New York Society for Ethical Culture
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Skye & Massimo’s Philosophy Café Monday, February 25 at 6:00 PM Have you ever heard of panpsychism? It’s the ancient notion, pre-dating the Stoic philosophers and going back all the way to the pre-Socratic Heraclit… https://www.meetup.com/SkyeandMassimophilosophycafe/events/256299851/
6:30 pm Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Feb 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. 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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