the MIT department of linguistics and philosophy presents:

MITing of the Minds 2007

School of Athens

Partially composed of talks by department faculty and graduate students of past and present.

Saturday, January 27th, and Sunday, January 28th
9:30 am-5:45 pm
The Stata Center, 32-D461

All are welcome.

This year's MITing of the Minds is the Third Annual MIT Philosophy Alumni Conference. The conference will showcase recent work in a variety of areas in contemporary philosophy. Presentations will cover topics in metaphysics, philosophy of language, epistemology, and ethics, and will be accessible to a broad audience. Each day will feature talks by MIT faculty members, current students, and alumni of the graduate program.


Saturday, January 27

9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Rae Langton "Disenfranchised Silence" (paper in pdf)
Tom Dougherty Commentary

11:30 Break

11:45 Robert Stainton "The Varieties and Plausibility of Sentence Primacy" (paper in pdf)
Robert Stalnaker Commentary

1:15 Break for lunch

2:45 Susanna Rinard "How Should a Bayesian Respond to the Ravens Paradox?"
Agustìn Rayo Commentary

4:15 Break

4:30 Carolina Sartorio "Omissions and Causalism" (paper in pdf)

Richard Holton Commentary

5.45 First day ends

8:00 Party

Sunday, January 28th

9:30 Breakfast

10:00 Adam Elga "Probabilities Should be Perfectly Precise"
Caspar Hare Commentary

11:30 Break

11:45 Ephraim Glick "Two Sorts of Intentional Identity?"
Dilip Ninan Commentary

1:15 Break for lunch

2:45 Alex Byrne "Possibility and Imagination"
Lauren Ashwell Commentary

4:15 Conference ends

MIT philosophy
updated: 25 jan 07