MIT philosophy: events: colloquia fall 2007

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Unless otherwise indicated, all talks are on fridays at 3:30 pm in room 32-d461 (directions to 32-d461 and the department).

For more information, please contact Mahrad Almotahari, Damien Rochford, or Paolo Santorio. For more information about talks co-sponsored with Women's Studies, contact

Some colloquium papers will be available on this page in pdf (viewable in adobe acrobat reader).

September 14:
Two Conceptions of Evidence, Bayes Style
Jim Joyce, University of Michigan

September 21:
"Global Poverty: How Demanding Are Our Obligations?"
Peter Singer, Princeton University and University of Melbourne
n.b. this talk begins at 3:40pm and will be held in 32-123

October 26:
"How Action Governs Intention" (handout pdf)
Nishi Shah, Amherst College

November 2:
"The Internal Relatedness of All Things"
Jonathan Schaffer, ANU

November 16:
"Causation: Necessitation and Difference-Making" pdf
Boris Kment, University of Michigan

November 30:
"Alief and Belief" pdf
Tamar Szabó Gendler, Yale University

December 14:
"From Causes to Reasons: on the Possibility of Empirical Knowledge"
Louise Antony, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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