the MIT department of linguistics and philosophy presents:

MITing of the Minds 2015


Composed of talks by department faculty and graduate students of past and present.

Thursday, January 22nd

Friday, January 23rd

The Stata Center, 32-D461

This year’s MITing of the Minds is the Eleventh Annual MIT Philosophy Alumni Conference. The conference will showcase recent work in a variety of areas of contemporary philosophy. Presentations will cover topics in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of language and political philosophy, and will be accessible to a broad audience

Thursday, January 22nd

10:30 Breakfast

11:00 Adam Hosein (UC Boulder) What Should We Say about Expressive Theories of Equality
Comments by Rose Lenehan

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Nilanjan Das (MIT) Knowledge and Safety from Future Defeat
Comments by Alex Byrne

3:30 Break

4:00 Rachael Briggs (ANU) An Accuracy-Dominance Argument for Conditionalization
Comments by Kevin Dorst

5:30 Break

6:00 Dinner

Friday, January 23rd

9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Dilip Ninan (Tufts) What is the Problem of De Se Attitudes?
Comments by Matthew Mandelkern

11:30 Break

11:45 Abby Jaques (MIT) Between a Rock and a Hard Case
Comments by Kieran Setiya

1:15 Lunch

2:30 Ralph Wedgwood (USC) The Pitfalls of 'Reasons' and 'Evidence'
Comments by Daniel Munoz

4:00 Conference ends

MIT philosophy
updated: 7-jan-15