the MIT department of linguistics and philosophy presents:

MITing of the Minds 2016


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

Thursday, January 21st
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday, January 22nd
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Stata Center, 32-D461

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

Thursday, January 21st

10:30 Breakfast

11:00 Sarah Moss (University of Michigan) Probabilistic Knowledge
Comments by David Boylan

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Matthew Mandelkern (MIT) Knowledge of (Epistemic) Possibility
Comments by Alex Byrne

3:30 Break

4:00 Daniel Stoljar (ANU) Introspection and Necessity
Comments by Allison Koslow

5:30 Break

6:00 Dinner

Friday, January 22nd

9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Tom Dougherty (University of Cambridge) Communicating Consent
Comments by Quinn White

11:30 Break

11:45 Rebecca Millsop (MIT) Complex Kinds & Varieties of Pluralism: Pushing the Analogy between Species & Art Pluralism
Comments by Robert Stalnaker

1:15 Lunch

2:30 Roger White (MIT) title to be announced
Comments by Marion Boulicault

4:00 Conference ends

MIT philosophy
updated: 14-jan-16