Department of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy

Graduate Student Conference

Fri, April 15, 2011 | WAG 316

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday April 15

1:00-2:00    “Faithful Representation and the Semantic View of Scientific Theories”
                    Joshua Hershey (Princeton University)
                    Commentator: Nora Berenstain

2:10-3:10     "Casting Slurs"
                    Matt Teichman (University of Chicago)
                    Commentator: Kate Ritchie

3:20-4:20    "Dogmatism and Closure"
                    Jeremy Goodman (Oxford University)
                    Commentator: Brian Miller

4:30-6:30    Keynote Address: "McDowell and Wright on Anti-Skepticism"
                    Alex Byrne (M.I.T.)
                    Commentator: Sinan Dogramaci

7:30-9:30    Dinner for Keynote Speakers, Graduate Student Presenters, and Faculty Panelists

Saturday April 16

9:00-9:30       Coffee and breakfast burritos

9:30-10:30    "Is the Value of Lives Additive?"
                      Hyunseop Kim (New York University)
                      Commentator: Chris Simpson

10:40-11:40  "Scotching Hajek's 'Scotching Dutch Books'"
                     John Kwak (University of Southern California)
                     Commentator: Richard Davis

11:50-12:50  "Against non-Pragmatic Russellianism"
                     Andrea Onofri (University of St. Andrews)
                     Commentator: Travis Hobbs

12:50-2:10    Lunch

2:10-3:10    "The Semantic Uniformity of 'Ought'"
                    Justin Snedegar (University of Southern California)
                    Commentator: Brian Cutter

3:20-4:50    Faculty Panel: "Knowledge of Abstracta"
                    Panelists: Cory Juhl, Rob Koons, Adam Pautz
5:00-7:00    Keynote Address "Validity and the Epistemic 'Ought'"
                    Hartry Field (New York University)
                    Commentator: Josh Dever

9:00-late      Party

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