MIT philosophy: events: colloquia fall 2009-spring 2010

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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 Jennifer Carr, Kate Manne or Paulina Sliwa. 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 25:
"Concepts of Concepts as Normative" pdf
Alan Gibbard, University of Michigan

October 9:
"Risk Aversion and Rationality" pdf
Lara Buchak, University of California, Berkeley

October 30:
The Place of Deliberation
Nomy Arpaly, Brown University

November 13:
The Relativism of Blame
Miranda Fricker, Birkbeck College, University of London

February 19:
Is there a problem about revising logic?
Hartry Field, New York University

March 19:
Do Judgments Screen Evidence?
Brian Weatherson, Rutgers University

April 9:
Worrying About Trivial Questions pdf
Daniel Rothschild, All Souls College, Oxford

April 23: NOTE- will be held in 32-141
A Tale of Two Vectors
Marc Lange, UNC-Chapel Hill


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