2017-2018 Colloquia

Organized by: Alan Richardson

Colloquia will be on Fridays from 4-6 pm in BUCH A103 unless noted otherwise. There will be a 45-60 minute presentation, followed by a brief break, then a question and answer period. UBC Philosophy Colloquia are always free and open to the public.

 

Spring 2018

January 26, 2018

Jeremy Howick (Oxford University): Why it can be Ethical to Use Placebos In Clinical Practice

February 9, 2018

Janette Dinishak (University of California, Santa Cruz): Autism, Aspect-Blindness, and Aspect-Perception

February 16, 2018

Eric Hochstein (University of Victoria): When Pluralisms Collide

March 16, 2018

Anita Ho (University of British Columbia): Epistemic Humility in Medicine

March 23, 2018

David Wong (Duke University): Soup, Harmony, and Disagreement.

April 6, 2018

Jacob Stegenga (University of Cambridge): Bayesian Mechanista

 

Organized by: Ori Simchen

Colloquia will be on Fridays from 4-6 pm in BUCH A103 unless noted otherwise. There will be a 45-60 minute presentation, followed by a brief break, then a question and answer period. UBC Philosophy Colloquia are always free and open to the public

 

Fall 2017

October 20, 2017

Kelin Emmett (University of British Columbia): Refusing to Will the Means

November 3, 2017

Michael Thompson (University of Pittsburgh): Self- Predication, Other Predication, Generality and Action

November 24, 2017

Lydia Patton (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University): How to Train Your Model: Practical Reasoning in Science

December 1, 2017 – postponed

Sally Haslanger (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Social Movements And Cultural Change