Recent Events

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
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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
Sat May 12, 2018
Faculty Glade, 4–6 PM
Philosophy Department Graduation
Fri Apr 27, 2018
60 Evans Hall, 4:10–5 PM
Logic Colloquium
Vaughan Pratt (Stanford University)
The Class CAT of Locally Small Categories as a Functor-Free Framework for Foundations and Philosophy
Fri Apr 27, 2018
145 Boalt Hall , 12–3:15 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Bertrall Ross (University of California, Berkeley)
Selections from Gerrymandering Harms
Thu Apr 26, 2018
Howison Library , 4–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Laura Franklin-Hall (NYU)
The Animal Sexes as Queer Kinds
Fri Apr 20, 2018
1303 Dwinelle Hall, 3–4:30 PM
Meaning Sciences Club
Ethan Jerzak (UC Berkeley)
Two Ways to Want
Fri Apr 20, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3:15 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Meena Krishnamurthy (University of Michigan)
White Blindness
Thu Apr 19, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
George Myro Memorial Lecture
Ian Rumfitt (All Souls College, Oxford)
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Fri Apr 13, 2018
7205 Dwinelle, 5–7 PM
Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
Mi-Kyoung Lee (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Aristotle’s Concept of Right Action
Fri Apr 13, 2018
60 Evans Hall, 4:10–5 PM
Logic Colloquium
Carlos Eduardo Areces (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba)
Henkin Completeness in Modal Logic
Fri Apr 13, 2018
1303 Dwinelle Hall, 3–4:30 PM
Meaning Sciences Club
Amy Rose Deal (UC Berkeley)
Compositional paths to de re
Fri Apr 13, 2018
141 Boalt Hall , 12–3:15 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
George Borjas (Harvard University)
What Does Immigration Economics Imply about Immigration Policy?
Thu Apr 12, 2018
Howison Library, 4–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
John Hawthorne (USC)
The Surprise Examination
Wed Apr 11, 2018
234 Moses Hall, 6–7:30 PM
Working Group in the History and Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Science
Hanti Lin (UC Davis)
Modes of Convergence to the Truth: Steps toward a Better Epistemology of Induction
Fri Apr 6, 2018
141 Boalt Hall , 12–3:15 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Daniel Viehoff (NYU)
Power and Equality
Wed Apr 4, 2018
12–1 PM
Work in Progress Talk
Austin Andrews
Mon Apr 2, 2018
308A Doe Library, 4–6 PM
Classics Colloquium
Gábor Betegh (Cambridge)
Imagining the City: Magnesia and Brasilia
Sun Mar 25, 2018
Toll Room, Alumni House, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
Conceptuality and Nonconceptuality in Buddhist Philosophy Workshop
Sat Mar 24, 2018
Toll Room, Alumni House, 9:30 AM–6 PM
Conceptuality and Nonconceptuality in Buddhist Philosophy Workshop
Fri Mar 23, 2018
60 Evans , 4:10–5 PM
Logic Colloquium
Nam Trang (University of Califorina, Irvine)
Forcing, elementary embeddings, and determinacy
Fri Mar 23, 2018
Toll Room, Alumni House, 4–7 PM
Conceptuality and Nonconceptuality in Buddhist Philosophy Workshop
Fri Mar 23, 2018
141 Boalt Hall, 12–3:15 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Alvin Goldman (Rutgers University)
Free Speech, Fake News, and Democracy
Thu Mar 22, 2018
370 Dwinelle Hall, 5–7 PM
Evan Thompson (University of British Columbia)
Ambiguity, Paradox, Dialetheism, Quietism
Thu Mar 22, 2018
Toll Room, Alumni House, 4:10–6:15 PM
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
Michael Warner (Yale University)
Seminar and Discussion with the commentators
Wed Mar 21, 2018
Toll Room, Alumni House, 4:10–6:15 PM
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
Michael Warner (Yale University)
Infrastructure as Ethics
Wed Mar 21, 2018
12–1 PM
Work in Progress Talk
Kwong-loi Shun
Tue Mar 20, 2018
370 Dwinelle Hall, 5–7 PM
Evan Thompson (University of British Columbia)
Yogācāra: Mind and World
Tue Mar 20, 2018
Toll Room, Alumni House, 4:10–6:15 PM
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
Michael Warner (Yale University)
On the Grid
Fri Mar 16, 2018
202 Barrows Hall , 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Gabriel Lenz (University of California, Berkeley)
TBA
Thu Mar 15, 2018
370 Dwinelle Hall, 5–7 PM
Evan Thompson (University of British Columbia)
Epistemology: Madhyamaka Versus Nyāya
Thu Mar 15, 2018
126 Barrows, 4–5 PM
Alfred Tarski Lectures
Hugh Woodin (Harvard University)
The Ultimate L Conjecture
Wed Mar 14, 2018
234 Moses, 6–7:30 PM
Working Group in the History and Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Science
Alan Hajek (ANU)
Most Counterfactuals Are Still False
Wed Mar 14, 2018
Toll Room, Alumni House, 5 PM
Evan Thompson (University of British Columbia)
Meditation and Nonconceptual Awareness Perspectives from Buddhist Philosophy and Cognitive Science
Wed Mar 14, 2018
Room I, LeConte Hall, 4–5 PM
Alfred Tarski Lectures
Hugh Woodin (Harvard University)
The HOD Dichotomy
Wed Mar 14, 2018
12–1 PM
Work in Progress Talk
R. Jay Wallace
Tue Mar 13, 2018
370 Dwinelle Hall, 5–7 PM
Evan Thompson (University of British Columbia)
Madhyamaka Versus Realism: Setting up the Debate
Tue Mar 13, 2018
Room I, LeConte Hall, 4–5 PM
Alfred Tarski Lectures
Hugh Woodin (Harvard University)
Ultimate L
Fri Mar 9, 2018
60 Evans Hall, 4:10–5 PM
Logic Colloquium
Ray Briggs (Stanford University)
Real-Life Newcomb Problems
Wed Mar 7, 2018
7205 Dwinelle, 6–7:30 PM
Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
Pierre Destrée (University of Louvain)
Catharsis as Free Reign
Wed Mar 7, 2018
12–1 PM
Work in Progress Talk
Nicholas Gooding
Fri Mar 2, 2018
202 Barrows Hall , 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Paul Pierson (University of California, Berkeley)
TBA
Thu Mar 1, 2018
Alumni House, 5:30 PM
Sather Lecture
Maurizio Bettini (University of Siena)
Ferdinand de Saussure and the Phonic Harmony of Archaic Latin Poetry
Thu Mar 1, 2018
301 Moses, 4–6 PM
Undergraduate Reception/Berkeley Connect Study Break
Fri Feb 23, 2018
60 Evans Hall, 4:10–5 PM
Logic Colloquium
Douglas Marshall (Carleton College)
An Approach to Two Puzzles Concerning the Applicability of Mathematics
Fri Feb 23, 2018
202 Barrows Hall , 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Alex Guerrero (Rutgers University)
TBA
Thu Feb 22, 2018
370 Dwinelle, 5:30 PM
Sather Lecture
Maurizio Bettini (University of Siena)
Fas: A Law with No Gods
Wed Feb 21, 2018
12–1 PM
Work in Progress Talk
Hannah Ginsborg
Fri Feb 16, 2018
202 Barrows Hall , 12–3 PM
Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory
Josiah Ober (Stanford University)
TBA