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Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor @ Academic Building, Room 1180, Rutgers
Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor @ Academic Building, Room 1180, Rutgers
May 16 all-day
Thursday, May 16th 9:00-9:30 am Breakfast (Provided) 9:30-9:45 am Opening Remarks, James Swenson, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs 9:45-10:45 am Session 1 – Tom Bever, “Foundational cognitive science themes that Jerry explored” 10:45-11:00 am Coffee Break 11:00 am – Noon Session 2 – Rochel Gelman, “Innate learning and beyond: The case of number” Noon – 2:30 pm Lunch (Not provided, see below for options) 2:30-3:30 pm Session 3 – Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, “What Jerry and I got right about what Darwin got wrong” 3:30-3:45 pm Coffee Break 3:45-4:45 pm Session 4 – David Rosenthal, “Fodor’s Representationalism” 4:45-5:45 pm Session 5 – Terry Horgan, “Morphological content and chromatic illumination in belief fixation” 6:00 pm Dinner Reception …

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Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor @ Academic Building, Room 1180, Rutgers
Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor @ Academic Building, Room 1180, Rutgers
May 17 all-day
Thursday, May 16th 9:00-9:30 am Breakfast (Provided) 9:30-9:45 am Opening Remarks, James Swenson, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs 9:45-10:45 am Session 1 – Tom Bever, “Foundational cognitive science themes that Jerry explored” 10:45-11:00 am Coffee Break 11:00 am – Noon Session 2 – Rochel Gelman, “Innate learning and beyond: The case of number” Noon – 2:30 pm Lunch (Not provided, see below for options) 2:30-3:30 pm Session 3 – Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, “What Jerry and I got right about what Darwin got wrong” 3:30-3:45 pm Coffee Break 3:45-4:45 pm Session 4 – David Rosenthal, “Fodor’s Representationalism” 4:45-5:45 pm Session 5 – Terry Horgan, “Morphological content and chromatic illumination in belief fixation” 6:00 pm Dinner Reception …

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4:15 pm Composition as Identity: A New Approach- Martina Botti. Logic & Metaphysics Workshop @ CUNY Grad Center, 7314
Composition as Identity: A New Approach- Martina Botti. Logic & Metaphysics Workshop @ CUNY Grad Center, 7314
May 13 @ 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm
I argue that the debate on composition as identity – the thesis that any composite object is identical to its parts – is deadlocked because both the defenders and the detractors of the claim have so far defended and criticized respectively something that is not composition as identity. After having made clear how composition as identity should properly be understood, I will set forth a new strategy to defend it.  The Logic and Metaphysics Workshop will be meeting on Mondays from 4:15 to 6:15 in room 7314 of the Graduate Center, CUNY (365 5th Avenue). The (provisional) schedule is as follows: Feb 4. Melvin Fitting, CUNY Feb 11. Benjamin Neeser, …

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6:30 pm Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
Philosophy of Language Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 302
May 13 @ 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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6:30 pm Ethical egoism (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Ethical egoism (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Philosophy-in-Manhattan Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 PM Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll examine the theory of ethical egoism (the idea that peo… Price: 18.00 USD https://www.meetup.com/Philosophy-in-Manhattan/events/260144352/
7:00 pm Nietzsche Circle Fundraiser @ Beyhan Karahan & Associates Architects
Nietzsche Circle Fundraiser @ Beyhan Karahan & Associates Architects
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
Annual Nietzsche Circle Fundraiser with talk, music, drinks, and refreshments. $25 General Admission $10 Student Admission Levels of Sponsorship: Eagle: Above $600 (5 free tickets and 4 books) Hawk: $600 (4 free tickets and 3 books) Falcon: $400 (3 free tickets and 2 books) Owl: $200 (2 free tickets and 1 book) Donations can be made direct, at our website at www.nietzschecirclecom/support_us.html, or simply bring a check with you. Payable to: Nietzsche Circle. Funds may be held in an escrow account subject to determination of 501(c) compliance. We thank you. Please RSVP with Luke Trusso at luke.trusso@gmail.com by May 10, 2019 and include any guests.