Philosophy seminars

Seminar Room
  • Seminars will take place in room 10.27 10/F Run Run Shaw Tower, The Centennial Campus, HKU, unless otherwise stated.
  • Queries: Please contact Dr. J. Asay - asay hku.hk
  • Mailing lists - Please visit googlegroups and join philosophy-hk@googlegroups.com. This is a combined mailing list for the philosophy departments at Lingnan, Chinese University, and University of Hong Kong.

Seminars 2017 (January - May)

Tuesday, February 7, 4:00-5:30pm
Jan Sprenger, Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics and Philosophy of Science
Conditional Degrees of Belief

Thursday, March 9, 4:00-5:30pm
Shyam Nair, Arizona State University
Ampliative Moral Reasoning

Thursday, March 23, 4:00-5:30pm
Christoph Fehige, Saarland University
TBD

Tuesday, March 28, 4:00-5:30pm
Loubna El Amine, Northwestern University
TBD

Thursday, April 20, 4:00-5:30pm
Matthew Denis, University of Warwick
Self-Cultivation in Modern Moral Philosophy

Thursday, April 27, 4:00-5:30pm
David Wong, University of Hong Kong
TBD

Seminars 2016 (September - December)

Thursday, September 22, 4:00-5:30pm
Chris Falzon, University of Newcastle
Experiencing Force Majeure

Thursday, November 3, 4:00-5:30pm
Bryan Frances, Lingnan University
Unreliable at Truth or Unreliable at Validity

Thursday, November 10, 4:00-5:30pm
Preston Greene, Nanyang Technological University
The Real Problem with Prepunishment

Thursday, November 17, 4:00-5:30pm
Zoe Cocchiaro, University of Hong Kong
No Agreeing to Disagree?

Thursday, December 1, 4:00-5:30pm
Thomas P÷lzler, University of Graz
Some Guidelines for Measuring Moral Realism

Thursday, December 8, 4:00-5:30pm
Paolo Bonardi, UCLA and USC
The Semantic Content of Empty Names and the Logic of Nonexistent Objects

Seminars 2016 (January - June)

Tuesday, January 19, 4:00-5:30pm
Ben Blumson, National University of Singapore
Distance and Dissimilarity

Thursday, January 28, 4:00-5:30pm
Daniel Halliday, University of Melbourne
Exploitation, Mutual Advantage, and Causal Priority

Thursday, February 18, 4:00-5:30pm
Adriano Angelucci, University of Macau
Arguments All the Way Down? The Argumentation Reply to Negative Xphi

Thursday, February 25, 4:00-5:30pm
Jeremy Wyatt, Yonsei University
The concepts and natures of truth

Thursday, March 3, 4:00-5:30pm
J. Wolff, HKU
TBD

Tuesday, March 15, 4:00-5:30pm
Phoebe Chan, University of Arizona
What can we be blameworthy for?

Thursday, March 17, 4:00-5:30pm
Shane Ryan, Soochow University
Why be moral?

Thursday, March 24, 4:00-5:30pm
Ben Levinstein, Oxford
Imprecise Credences and Imprecise Epistemic Values

Thursday, March 31, 4:00-5:30pm
Lucy Sparrow, HKU
TBD

Thursday, April 7, 4:00-5:30pm
Michael Johnson, HKU
Dispositional Metasemantics

Thursday, April 14, 4:00-5:30pm
Jack Yip, University of Hong Kong
Truthmakers and Ontological Commitments

Thursday, April 21, 4:00-5:30pm
Tao Stein, University of Hong Kong
Truth of Ethical Statements

Thursday, April 28, 4:00-5:30pm
Neil Sinhababu, NUS
Emotional Perception of Morality

Thursday, May 12, 4:00-5:30pm
Nick Stang, University of Toronto
TBD

Tuesday, May 17, 4:00-5:30pm
Eric Schwitzgebel, UC Riverside
TBD

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