10/05 - 10/06

9th Biennial UMass Homecoming
program

09/28
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Michael Smith
Princeton University
"Norms, Kinds, and Functions"
10/19
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Agustin Rayo
MIT
"The Limits of Possibility"
paper
10/26
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 61
Jerry Fodor
Rutgers
"Against Darwinism"
paper
11/30
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Karen Detlefson
University of Pennsylvania
"Descartes on Teleology and Natures"
02/01
4:30pm
Bartlett 206

Ernesto Garcia
Syracuse Univeristy
“Bishop Butler on Forgiveness and Resentment”
paper

02/07
4:30
Bartlett 205

Lara Buchak
Princeton University
"Risk without Regret"
paper (word) (pdf)
02/11
4:30
Bartlett 205
Yitzhak Melamed
University of Chicago
“Spinoza's Metaphysics of Thought”
paper
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02/13
4:30
Bartlett 205
Dilip Ninan
MIT
“Personal Identity, Indeterminacy, and the First Person”
02/15
4:30pm
Bartlett 206

Anna-Sara Malmgren
NYU
“Intuitions by Inference”

02/22
3:30
Bartlett 206

Paul Pietroski
University of Maryland
Visiting Harvard University
“Concepts, Words, and CONCEPTS:
how to make a mind systematic”
paper

04/10
7:30
Student Union Ballroom

DEBATE

"Is God Necessary for Morality?"

Louise Antony
William Lane Craig
(Talbot School of Theology)

Sponsored by
The Veritas Forum

link

04/11
3:30
Bartlett 206

Matti Eklund
Cornell University
"Anti-realism and pluralism in ontology and ethics"
paper

11/02
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Brandt van der Gaast
"Descriptivism and Reference"
11/09
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Einar Bohn
tba
11/16
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Michael Rubin
"Brink's Moral Semantics"
paper
12/07
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Barak Krakauer
"Two Conceptions of Counterpossibles"
12/14
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Uri Leibowitz
"Moral Advice and Moral Theory"
03/14
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Jeff Dunn
"Counterfactuals and Special Sciences"
03/28
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Alex Sarch
"What's Wrong With Megalopsychia?"
paper
04/18
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Jeremy Cushing
"The Authority of Self-Knowledge"
04/25
3:30 p.m.
Bartlett 206
Uri Leibowitz
"Explanation in Ethics"