Event Detail

Sat May 7, 2011
Howison Library (305 Moses Hall)
Conference
Berkeley/London Graduate Conference

Eighth Annual Berkeley-London Conference

Friday May 6th - Saturday May 7th, 2011

Come join us for the eighth iteration of the annual Berkeley-London Philosophy Conference. As usual, the program will include four papers by Berkeley graduate students and four papers by London graduate students, with comments on each paper by a graduate student from the opposite program. Dr. John Callanan from King’s College London will deliver the keynote address, “Kant on Mathematical and Metaphysical Concepts”. (See schedule for details.)

All talks will be held in the Howison Philosophy Library, 305 Moses Hall. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided in the graduate student lounge in 301 Moses Hall. Abstracts for the talks are available here.

Schedule

Friday May 6th

9:00-10:00 Breakfast provided in 301 Moses Hall
10:00-11:15 Brian Berkey (Berkeley)
“What is the Moderate View of Morality?”
Comments by Helena Drage (King’s College London)
11:45-1:00 Helen Robertson (UCL)
“On the Relation Between Appearances and Things in Themselves”
Comments by Markus Kohl (Berkeley)
1:00-2:00 Lunch provided in 301 Moses Hall
2:00-3:15 Tamar Lando (Berkeley)
“Conclusive Reasons”
Comments by Kevin Reuter (Birkbeck)
3:45-5:00 Robert Bassett (Birkbeck)
“Epistemic ‘Might’ is Right!”
Comments by Melissa Fusco (Berkeley)
5:00-7:00 Wine and cheese reception in 301 Moses
8:00 Dinner for conference presenters and commentators at SOI 4

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

9:00-10:00 Breakfast provided in 301 Moses Hall
10:00-11:15 Joseph Barnes (Berkeley)
“Meno Problems”
Comments by Henry Clarke (UCL)
11:45-1:00 Seamus Bradley (LSE)
“Problems With Imprecise Decisions are Unavoidable”
Comments by Julian Jonker (Berkeley)
1:00-2:00 Lunch provided in 301 Moses Hall
2:00-3:15 Lindsay Crawford (Berkeley)
“Epistemic Conciliation and Normative Conflict”
Comments by Solveig Aasen (UCL)
3:45-5:00 Peter Ridley (King’s College London)
“Frege and the Mystery of Identity Statements”
Comments by Michael Rieppel (Berkeley)
5:00-6:30 Key-note Address: Dr John Callanan (King’s College London)
“Kant on Mathematical and Metaphysical Concepts”
6:30-8:30 Wine and cheese reception in 301 Moses Hall