Prof. Rachel McKinnon has published an article “Gender Transitions in Academe” offering advice to administrators on how to handle the gender transitions of others on campus in the journal Inside Higher Ed.
Prof. Hettinger to present at the Aesthetics and Environment conference at University of Lausanne, SwitzerlandPosted by: Kate Kenney-Newhard | July 12, 2016 | No Comment |
Prof. Coseru to present “Does Introspective Attention Change What We Perceive?” at Harvard UniversityPosted by: Christian Coseru | May 1, 2016 | No Comment |
May 1, 2016
Prof. Christian Coseru will be in Cambridge, MA at Harvard University for the Mind and Reality Workshop, as a commentator (his topic is “Does Introspective Attention Change What We Perceive?”) The event is sponsored by Harvard University and the New York Institute of Philosophy.
May 12-14, 2016
Prof. Ned Hettinger will be in Bloomington at Indiana University for the Environmental Ethics and Aesthetics Conference presenting “Defending Aesthetic Protectionism.”
Helen Longino is giving a talk, “Putting Social Epistemology of Science Into Practice”, on Thursday 4/14/16 at 6:30 pm in Alumni HallPosted by: konglc | April 8, 2016 | No Comment |
Helen Longino, Clarence Irving Lewis Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University
Thursday, 4/14/16 at 6:30pm in Alumni Memorial Hall
Sponsored by the SC Coastal Conservation League and the Department of Philosophy
The role of background assumptions in determining the evidential relevance of observational data to hypotheses seems to put claims for scientific objectivity in jeopardy. What I call strong social epistemology argues that this so-called underdetermination problem is best addressed by bringing the social interaction within science into the orbit of epistemology. The talk will develop this argument and suggest how the epistemological norms of social epistemology can be deployed in environmental science.
Prof. Rachel McKinnon will be giving a talk Gender, Identity, and Radfem Propaganda and participating in the session on Sandy Goldberg’s Yikkity Yak, Who Said That?
Prof. Sheridan Hough will be providing commentary for the colloquium Geneaology as Critique of Normativity.
Prof. Todd Grantham will be providing commentary for the session Cultural Evolution.
Prof. Christian Coseru will be speaking at book symposiums on Jordan Ganeri’s The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance” and Jay Garfield’s Engaging Buddhism: Why it Matters to Philosophy and chairing a session on Mindfulness and Buddhist Ethics.
Prof Coseru will be giving a talk at the “Buddhist Philosophy of Consciousness: Tradition and Dialogue” Conference, to be hosted by the Philosophy Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, entitled “Whose Consciousness, Which Cognition: Svasaṃvedana and the Problem of Self-Knowledge.”
Prof Coseru will be giving a talk at the Brain & Consciousness Center, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, on “Reflexive Sensibility: The Bedrock of Consciousness.”
Profs. Coseru and McKinnon to present at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical AssociationPosted by: Kate Kenney-Newhard | March 2, 2016 | No Comment |
Professor Christian Coseru will be presenting a paper Consciousness, Naturalism, and Human Flourishing.
Professor McKinnon will be presenting a paper Yikkety Yak, Who Said That? The Epistemology of Anonymous Assertions.