the MIT department of linguistics and philosophy presents:

MITing of the Minds 2017


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

Thursday, February 2nd
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday, February 3rd
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Stata Center, 32-D461

This year’s MITing of the Minds is the Thirteenth 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 2nd

10:30 Breakfast

11:00 Katia Vavova (Mount Holyoke) The Limits of Rational Belief Revision: A Dilemma for the Darwinian Debunker
Comments by Said Saillant

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Ginger Schultheis (MIT) Belief Revision without Preservation
Comments by Stephen Yablo

3:30 Break

4:00 Paolo Santorio (Leeds) Conditional Information
Comments by Samia Hesni

5:30 Break

6:00 Dinner

Friday, February 3rd

9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Tamar Schapiro (MIT) Kant's Philosophical Method and Contemporary Action Theory
Comments by Daniel Munoz

11:30 Break

11:45 David Boylan (MIT) What the Future "Might" Brings
Comments by Justin Khoo

1:15 Lunch

2:30 Kenneth Walden (Dartmouth) Transcendent Ethical Thought and Aesthetic Judgment
Comments by Shannon Doberneck

4:00 Conference ends

MIT philosophy
updated: 17-jan-17