the MIT department of linguistics and philosophy presents:

MITing of the Minds 2018


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

Thursday, February 1st
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday, February 2nd
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Stata Center, 32-D461

This year’s MITing of the Minds is the Fourteenth Annual MIT Philosophy Alumni Conference. The conference will showcase recent work in a variety of areas of contemporary philosophy. Presentations will be accessible to a broad audience.

Thursday, February 1st

10:30 Breakfast

11:00 Dan Greco (Yale) Justifications and Excuses in Epistemology
Comments by Anni Raty

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Marion Boulicault (MIT) Gender, Time, and Reproductive Responsibility in the Measurement of Fertility: A Case Study in Critical Metrology
Comments by Sally Haslanger

3:30 Break

4:00 Bernhard Nickel (Harvard) The Division of Ideological Labor
Comments by David Balcarras

5:30 Break

6:00 Dinner

Friday, February 2nd

9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Caspar Hare (MIT) Does Chaos Matter?
Comments by Thomas Byrne

11:30 Break

11:45 Nathaniel Baron-Schmitt (MIT) Winning
Comments by Kieran Setiya

1:15 Lunch

2:30 Kate Manne (Cornell) Unforgiving Him: On Himpathy and History
Comments by Samia Hesni

4:00 Conference ends

MIT philosophy
updated: 17-jan-17