INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Tuesday 11 November 2014, 17:00-19:00 LEM - Logic, Epistemology & Metaphysics Forum Room 243, Senate House, WC1 Facing the Evidence: what can empirical facts tell us about semantics? Emma Borg (Reading)
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Monday 10 November 2014, 17:30-19:30 Practical Reasoning Seminar Room G34, Senate House, WC1 Acting for the Right Reasons, Alison Hills (Oxford) I begin with the idea of acting for a reason. I distinguish Humean and Kantian approaches to this question and sketch some familiar objections to them. Then I defend a third possibility: a dispositional account of acting for a reason. I then apply this approach to the question of acting for moral reasons; that is, doing the right thing for the right reason.
CenSes Seminar on Multisensory Perception and Action: Natural scene statistics and other modulatory factors for multisensory integration 30 October 2014 Part of the Rethinking the Senses project funded by the AHRC. Due to a family bereavement, tonight's seminar with Cesare Parise has been cancelled. The RTS team apologises for any inconvenience this may cause but we hope to reschedule the talk in the future. Ends.
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY In association with the Forum for European Philosophy. 29 October 2014, 18:30 - 20:00 The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor) The Infrastructure of Democracy Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values, Princeton University
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Practical Reasoning Seminar Series Mondays 5:30-7:30pm. Senate House, WC1 2014 27 Oct Jussi Suikkanen (Birmingham) Judgment Internalism and Self-Knowledge Room G34, Senate House, WC1 10 Nov Alison Hills (Oxford) Acting for the right reasons Room G34, Senate House, WC1 24 Nov John Callanan (KCL) Kant on Misology and the Role of Philosophy Room G34, Senate House, WC1 8 Dec Joseph Raz (Columbia) Title tbc Room G34, Senate House, WC1
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Monday 27 October 2014, 17:30-19:30 Practical Reasoning Seminar: Room G34, Senate House, WC1 Judgment Internalism and Self-Knowledge Jussi Suikkanen (Birmingham)
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Tuesday 28 October 2014, 17:00-19:00 LEM - Logic, Epistemology & Metaphysics Forum Room 243, Senate House, WC1 Counterfactuals and Contradiction, Paolo Santorio (University of Leeds)
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Part of the Rethinking the Senses Project, funded by the AHRC. Friday 31 October 2014, 9:30-18:15 International Conference, Council Room, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, Constructing perceptual objects: Binding within and across the senses Speakers include: Pascal Mamassian (Paris), Liad Mudrik (California & Tel Aviv), Roger Newport (Nottingham), and Charles Spence (Oxford).
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Tuesday 21 October 2014, 17:15-19:00 Objective Probability, and Conditional Reasoning Seminar: Room 243, Senate House, WC1 Propensities and Statistical Models Paul Humphreys (Virginia)
The Institute of Philosophy is delighted to receive news that Dr Chris Frith, Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology, Wellcome Trust Centre for NeuroImaging, University College London and Associate Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, have been awarded the prestigious Jean Nicod Prize 2014. Jean Nicod Prize and Lectures in Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences 'What makes us social' - Uta and Chris Frith Programme