Recent Events

Fri Mar 15, 2019
7205 Dwinelle, 5–7 PM
Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
Ben Morison (Princeton University)
Practical and Theoretical Reasoning in Aristotle
Thu Mar 7, 2019
140 Moot Court Room, Boalt Hall, 4–6 PM
Kadish Lecture
Tommie Shelby (Harvard University)
The Uses and Abuses of Incarceration: Dehumanization, Slavery, and Profit
Thu Mar 7, 2019
370 Dwinelle Hall, 12–2 PM
Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Why Read Descartes’ Meditations?
Wed Mar 6, 2019
470 Stephens, 6–7:30 PM
Working Group in the History and Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Science
Georg Schiemer (University of Vienna)
How Geometry Became Structural
Thu Feb 28, 2019
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Luvell Anderson (Syracuse University)
Diversifying Syllabi: Some Considerations
Wed Feb 27, 2019
234 Moses Hall, 6–7:30 PM
Working Group in the History and Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Science
Stewart Shapiro (Ohio State University)
Superplurals, Groups, and Paradox
Thu Feb 21, 2019
301 Moses, 4–6 PM
Undergraduate Reception/Berkeley Connect Study Break
Wed Feb 20, 2019
301 Moses, 12–1 PM
Work in Progress Talk
Amy Rose Deal (UC Berkeley)
TBA
Thu Feb 14, 2019
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Philip Kitcher (Columbia University)
Moral Progress
Wed Feb 13, 2019
Alumni House, 4–6 PM
Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Philip Kitcher (Columbia University)
Progress in the Sciences and in the Arts
Fri Feb 8, 2019
60 Evans Hall, 4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Szymon Toruńczyk (University of Warsaw)
Some applications of model theory in computer science
Thu Feb 7, 2019
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Clinton Tolley (UCSD)
Idealism, Utopia, and Technology: Rethinking the Completion of Kant’s Critical System
Fri Jan 25, 2019
60 Evans, 4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Theodore A. Slaman (UC Berkeley)
Algorithmic and Metric Aspects of Randomness and Approximation
Thu Dec 13, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Graduate Research Colloquium
James Walsh (UC Berkeley)
Absolute Generality and Mathematical Freedom
Thu Dec 6, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Graduate Research Colloquium
Rachel Rudolph (UC Berkeley)
Moral Language and Moral Metaphysics
Mon Dec 3, 2018
4–6 PM
Graduate Research Colloquium
Jackson Kernion (UC Berkeley)
The Strange Experience Argument for Modest Conceptual Functionalism
Fri Nov 30, 2018
4:10–5:15 PM
Ryan Williams (MIT, visiting UC Berkeley (Fall 2018))
Thinking Algorithmically About Impossibility
Thu Nov 29, 2018
4–6 PM
Graduate Research Colloquium
Adam Bradley (UC Berkeley)
The Feeling of Bodily Ownership
Fri Nov 16, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Susan Brison (Dartmouth College)
TBA
Thu Nov 15, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Graduate Research Colloquium
Erica Klempner (UC Berkeley)
Aesthetic Belief, Firsthand Experience, and Uncancelable Conversational Implicature
Fri Nov 9, 2018
4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Mark Colyvan (University of Sydney)
If 13 were not prime: Mathematics and counterpossibles
Fri Nov 9, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Tim Wu (Columbia Law School)
TBA
Thu Nov 8, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Japa Pallikkathayil (University of Pittsburgh)
Free Speech and the Embodied Self
Fri Nov 2, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Erwin Chemerinsky (UC Berkeley)
TBA
Thu Nov 1, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Ian Phillips (University of Birmingham)
What’s Wrong with Worldly Discrimination Theory?
Wed Oct 31, 2018
301 Moses, 12–1 PM
Work in Progress Talk
Mike Martin
Embedded Information
Sat Oct 27, 2018–Sun Oct 28, 2018
Dwinelle 370
Conference
California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics Conference (CUSP)
Fri Oct 26, 2018
4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Jouko Väänänen (University of Helsinki)
On an extension of a theorem of Zermelo
Fri Oct 26, 2018
12–3 PM
Tim Scanlon (Harvard University)
Kadish Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Thu Oct 25, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Townsend Visitor
Tim Scanlon (Harvard University)
Learning from Psychopaths
Wed Oct 24, 2018
302 Moses, 3–5 PM
Townsend Visitor
Tim Scanlon (Harvard University)
Office Hours
Tue Oct 23, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Townsend Visitor
Tim Scanlon (Harvard University)
Ideas of Identity and their Normative Status: Part Two
Mon Oct 22, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Townsend Visitor
Tim Scanlon (Harvard University)
Ideas of Identity and their Normative Status: Part One
Fri Oct 19, 2018
1229 Dwinelle, Linguistics Seminar Room, Floor A, 5–7 PM
Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
Kirk R. Sanders (University of Illinois)
Why was Socrates charged with “introducing religious innovations”?
Fri Oct 19, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Leslie Kendrick (University of Virginia)
TBA
Wed Oct 17, 2018
234 Moses Hall, 6:10–7:30 PM
Working Group in the History and Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Science
Eric Pacuit (University of Maryland, College Park)
Strategic reasoning: From beliefs about mistakes to mistaken beliefs
Tue Oct 16, 2018
301 Moses, 12:30–1:30 PM
Work in Progress Talk
John Campbell (UC Berkeley)
Making It the Hard Way
Fri Oct 12, 2018
4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Pavel Pudlak (Czech Academy of Sciences)
Combinatorial principles from proof complexity
Fri Oct 12, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Sigal Ben-Porath (University of Pennsylvania)
TBA
Thu Oct 11, 2018
Great Hall, Bancroft Hotel, 4–5:45 PM
Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Joseph Raz (Columbia University)
Identity and Social Bonds
Fri Oct 5, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Robert Post (Yale University)
“Right to be Forgotten”
Fri Sep 28, 2018
4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Pierre Simon (UC Berkeley)
On geometric homogeneous structures
Fri Sep 28, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Ilya Somin (George Mason University)
TBA
Thu Sep 27, 2018
301 Moses, 4–6 PM
Undergraduate Reception/Berkeley Connect Study Break
Fri Sep 21, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–2 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Heather Whitney, Esq. (NYU)
TBA
Fri Sep 14, 2018
4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Thomas Scanlon (UC Berkeley)
Elimination and consistency checking for difference equations (even though the theory is undecidable!)
Fri Sep 14, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Henry Brady (UC Berkeley)
TBA
Fri Sep 7, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Jennifer Rothman (Loyola Law School)
“The Black Hole of the First Amendment,” an excerpt from “The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World”
Fri Aug 31, 2018
60 Evans Hall, 4:10–5:15 PM
Logic Colloquium
Paolo Mancosu (UC Berkeley)
Neologicist Foundations: Inconsistent Abstraction Principles and Part-Whole
Fri Aug 31, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Seana Shiffrin (UCLA)
TBA