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Prof Christopher Peacocke to give four seminars on Metaphysics and Mental Representation.

Monday 26 September 2016
Four Seminars on Metaphysics and Mental Representation Christopher Peacocke (Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Philosophy, and Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University) will deliver four seminars in Senate House, Malet St, London, under the general title Metaphysics and Mental Representation. All are welcome to attend but some knowledge of philosophy of mind and language will be presupposed. The titles, times, and locations of the four Seminars are as follows: Seminar One: Wednesday 5 October, at 4.30pm in Room 234 Senate House:

Plenary Lecture of the PLM Masterclass on Williamson's Philosophy - Fri 18th Novmember

Tuesday 16 August 2016
Plenary Lecture of the PLM Masterclass on Williamson's Philosophy Timothy Williamson (Oxford): Counterfactuals and the Epistemology of Modality.   Date: Friday 18 November 2016 Time: 17:00-18:30, Location: Senate House Room 349. Lecture free to attend and open to the public. See programme here: www.sas.ac.uk/events/event/6600

Call for Papers: 2016 Jacobsen Prize in Philosophy

Tuesday 2 August 2016
1. The J A B Jacobsen Essay Prize is awarded from funds donated to the University by Mr Jacobsen, who was concerned to propagate a better understanding of life as a universal concept, in the interests of minimizing egocentricity, nationalism, and sectarianism. 2. The value of the First Prize is £1000. A Second Prize of £500 may also be awarded. 3. Eligibility for entry will vary from year to year, as advised by the Jacobsen Committee. The 2016 Prize is open to all current students registered for a research degree (e.g. MPhil; PhD; MPhilStud) in the University of London

Call for applications – Institute of Philosophy Visiting Fellowships 2016/17

Thursday 23 June 2016
Call for applications – Institute of Philosophy Visiting Fellowships 2016/17 The Institute of Philosophy is extending a call for International and UK based candidates to apply for the position of Visiting Fellow for up to 6 months (dependant on the fellowship route applied for). The deadline for the new round of visiting fellowships applications for 2016-17 is Sunday 31st July 2016. Application should be sent to IP@sas.ac.uk , stating 'Visiting Fellowship application' in the subject line. Collaborative Fellowships

IP Supported Conference 2017 - Call for Proposals

Friday 17 June 2016
  History of Early Analytic Philosophy Proposals are sought from UK philosophy departments (not including University of London) to organise a one or two day philosophy conference on a topic related to the History of Early Analytic Philosophy. The conference will be financially supported by the Institute, who will also provide the venue. Proposals – of no more than three pages – should contain: - a clear rationale for the theme or topic chosen; - a list of possible speakers; - a draft budget, including likely accommodation needs;

The Chandaria Lectures 2016 POSTPONED until October.

Friday 13 May 2016
We regret to announce that due to unforeseeable circumstances the Chandaria Lectures planned for the 13th, 16th and 22nd of June will now be postponed until October (dates tbc). We look forward to welcoming Prof Andy Clarke in October to deliver the lectures.

LEM Forum Autumn Programme 2016

Thursday 5 May 2016
LEM ─ Logic, Epistemology & Metaphysics Forum Autumn 2016 Programme Tuesday 08/11 Anna Mahtani (LSE) Title: Arguments for Probabilism

International honour for Director of Censes Prof Sir Colin Blakemore

Wednesday 23 March 2016
Professor Sir Colin Blakemore, neuroscientist and director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses (CenSes) at the School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London, has won the Elise and Walter A. Haas International Award, given by the University of California, Berkeley, USA. It recognises distinguished international work by a UC Berkeley graduate, and is one of the university’s most prestigious honours.

Jacobsen Lecturer 2016 - Prof Hannah Ginsborg (Berkeley)

Wednesday 16 March 2016
We are pleased to announce that this year's Jacobsen Lecture will be delivered by Prof Hannah Ginsborg (Berkeley). The lecture, 'Going on as one ought: the normativity of meaning revisited' will take place in Senate House on Monday 16th May, 6pm - 8pm. The lecture is free to attend and is open to the public. Speaker Bio

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