Seminars in 2014 (Jan - May)

How to argue that presentism + indeterminism = an open future
Thursday, January 23, 4:00-5:30pm
Patrick Todd
University of Edinburgh

Why Confucianism is not catching on in the US
Friday, January 24, 4:00-5:30pm
Sam Crane
Williams College

Moderately Naturalistic Metaphysics
Thursday, February 13, 4:00-5:30pm
Tuomas Tahko
University of Helsinki

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Botany: The Salutary Science
Thursday, March 06, 4:00-5:30pm
Alexandra Cook
The University of Hong Kong

The ethical value of transgressive literature
Thursday, March 20, 4:00-5:30pm
Ekin Ulas
The University of Hong Kong

Taste and Moral Fiction
Thursday, March 27, 4:00-5:30pm
Wang Qin
The University of Hong Kong

The Foundations of Epistemic Decision Theory
Thursday, April 3, 4:00-5:30pm
Ben Levinstein
University of Bristol

A Daoist Critique of Morality
Thursday, April 10, 4:00-5:30pm
Chris Fraser
The University of Hong Kong

Socrates' first attempt at "definitions" in Plato's Meno 75b9-76e10
Thursday, April 17, 4:00-5:30pm
Yumi Suzuki
The University of Hong Kong

In defense of duties to oneself
Thursday, April 24, 4:00-5:30pm
Tim Oakley
LaTrobe University

Bolzano on beauty
Tuesday, April 29, 2:30-4:00pm
Paisley Livingston
Lingnan University

Kant on Reason and God
Thursday, May 8, 4:00-5:30pm
Christopher Winsdale
The University of Hong Kong

Seminars in 2014 (Sep - Dec)

After Intuition
Thursday, September 04, 4:00-5:30pm
Jennifer Nado
Lingnan University

Indexicality, Quotation, and the 18th Century Novel
Thursday, September 11, 4:00-5:30pm
Michael Johnson
Hong Kong University

In defense of perceptual atomism
Tuesday, September 23, 3:30-5:00pm (note the date!)
Neil Mehta
Yale-NUS

Non-causal explanation: beyond mathematical explanation
Thursday, September 25, 4:00-5:30pm
Lina Jansson
Nanyang Technological University

Legitimate Authority, War, and Vigilantism
Thursday, October 09, 4:00-5:30pm
Uwe Steinhoff
Hong Kong University

New arguments for a higher-order representational theory of conscious perception
Thursday, October 16, 4:00-5:30pm
Hakwan Lau
UCLA

The Philosophical Reset Button: A manifesto
Thursday, October 23, 4:00-5:30pm
Michael Slote
University of Miami

How Do Reasons Accrue?
Thursday, October 30, 4:00-5:30pm
Shyam Nair
Lingnan University

Why Idealize? Hume Solved That
Thursday, November 06, 4:00-5:30pm
Derek Baker
Lingnan University

The methodological irrelevance of intellectual seemings
Thursday, November 13, 4:00-5:30pm
Max Deutsch
Hong Kong University

TBA
Thursday, November 20, 4:00-5:30pm
Vera Matarese
Hong Kong University

Later Mohist Nominalism
Thursday, November 27, 4:00-5:30pm
Dan Robins
Hong Kong University

No identity without an entity:on the sameness and difference of non-existent objects
Friday, December 05, 4:00-5:30pm (note the date!)
Tim Crane
Cambridge University