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Zeroing in on the Free Will Problem in Oxford
L. Kelson A. Law will argue against two answers to the question, "What about causal determinism can explain privation of responsibility?" at the 20th Oxford Philosophy Graduate Conference, November 11-13. He will be joining keynote speakers Ned Block (NYU), Shelly Kagan (Yale), and Barbara Sattler (St Andrews).
History of Philosophy of Science Conference
Alison Springle will present a poster titled "the role of phenomenal character in determining scientifically useful sensory categories" at the Philosophy of Science Conference to be held November 3-5 in Atlanta, Georgia. Josh Eisenthal will also give a talk titled "Mechanics without Mechanisms: Hertz's Principles of Mechanics." His session ("Physics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries") got mentioned as 'one to watch' on the OUP blog. LEARN MORE >
Perceptual Experience and Empirical Reason
Perceptual Experience and Empirical Reason Conference will be held October 21-23, 2016. For further information and registration, please go to pittperception2016.net. LEARN MORE >
Inferentialism and Radical Context Sensitivity
​Thomas J. Breed will be presenting his paper "Inferentialism and Radical Context Sensitivity" at a conference on inferentialism that will be held in Prague from the 2nd to the 4th of November 2016. He will be joining Robert Brandom, Jaroslav Peregrin, and a number of other prominent philosophers of language for an extended discussion of topics addressed in Peregrin's recent book Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter​​.
Celebrating Leibniz
Dr. Nicholas Rescher will give the opening remarks at an exhibit to be held in Hillman Library on November 18, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. LEARN MORE >
Mark Wilson Inaugural Lecture
Mark Wilson will give his Inaugural Lecture on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in 2700 Posvar Hall. A Wine and Cheese Reception will follow the lecture in Room 2500 Posvar Hall.