MIT philosophy: colloquia spring 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 Ekaterina Vavova ( or Valentina Urbanek ( (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).

February 16:
"Towards an Analytic Pragmatism" pdf
Robert Brandom, University of Pittsburgh

March 2:
"Morality and Reasonable Partiality"
Sam Scheffler, UC Berkeley

March 16:
"Lying, Misleading and Accidental Falsehood: The Role of What is Said" pdf
Jennifer Saul, University of Sheffield

April 13:
"Language and Dialetheism"
Graham Priest, University of Melbourne

April 20:
"Gender-The Future"
Catharine MacKinnon, The University of Michigan Law School
note: this talk will be held from 2:30-4:30pm in 32-D461

May 4:
"Assertion, Information, and Commitment"
John MacFarlane, UC Berkeley

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