Sapientia Lecture Series

The Sapientia Lecture Series is underwritten by the Mark J. Byrne 1985 Fund in Philosophy, which is an endowment established in 1996 to help support the study of philosophy at Dartmouth College.

Upcoming Sapientia Lectures

(All held at 3:30 in 103 Thornton Hall, unless otherwise noted)

Eric Campbell, University of Maryland, Baltimore   
"Pragmatic Naturalism: A New Methodology for Metaethics and Metamorals"   
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (041 Haldeman Hall)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement at Dartmouth

Gabriel Rabin, NYU Abu Dhabi
"The Structure of Analog Representation"
Friday, January 17, 2020
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement at Dartmouth

Shen-Yi Liao, University of Puget Sound
"Memorials and Memories"
Friday, February 7, 2020

Charlotte Witt, University of New Hampshire
Title: TBD
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Agnes Callard, University of Chicago                           
Title: TBD                             
Friday, May 22, 2020

Series History

Term

Speaker

Title

Date

Co-Sponsor(s)

19XElinor Mason, University of EdinburghSexual Refusal and the Fragility of Women's AuthorityMonday, August 9, 2019 
19WAlejandro Pérez Carballo, UMass-AmherstNew Boundary LinesFriday, February 22, 2019 
18FSybren Heyndels, KU LeuvenStrawson's Method in Freedom and Resentment (Work-in-Progress)Monday, November 19, 2018 
18FNed Markosian, University of Massachusetts, AmherstThe Open FutureFriday, October 19, 2018 
18FTakaaki Matsui, University of Tokyo (Visiting Scholar, Dartmouth)Ontological Pluralism and Deflationism (Work-in-Progress)Tuesday, October 9, 2018 
18FAdam Hosein, NortheasternGender Libertarianism in the WorkplaceFriday, September 28, 2018 
18FLambert Wiesing, Friedrich Schiller UniversityLuxury: The Dadaism of PossessionWednesday, September 5, 2018 
18XMario de Caro, Universitå Rome Tre & TuftsNaturalism and NatureFriday, August 17, 2018 
18XRobert Stecker, Central Michigan UniversityMoral Norms and Nature AppreciationFriday, August 10, 2018 
18XMartin Seel, Goethe University, FrankfurtTwo Dimensions of LanguageFriday, August 3, 2018 
18XPatrick Todd, EdinburghThe Open Past, Classical StyleFriday, July 17, 2018 
18SRichard Moran, HarvardSpeech as Expression and as "Social Act of Mind"Friday, May 11, 2018 
18SDaniel J. Singer, University of PennsylvaniaPolarization, Forgetting, and a Computational Approach to Social EpistemologyFriday, April 27, 2018 
18SBranden Fitelson, Northeasternp is true, but S ought not to believe/assert pWednesday, April 18, 2018 
18SDavid Woodruff Smith, UC-IrvineThe Inner Liar Paradox: As Logic Meets PhenomenologyWednesday, April 10, 2018 
18WAgostín Rayo, MITOn the Open-Endedness of Logical SpaceFriday, March 2, 2018 
18WRobin Dembroff, YaleOppressive CategoriesFriday, February 23, 2018Leslie Center for the Humanities
18WMichael Silberstein, Elizabethtown CollegeContextual EmergenceFriday, February 9, 2018 
17FAnna Christina Soy Ribeiro, Texas TechThe Musical Protolanguage Hypothesis and the Origins of PoetryFriday, November 10, 2017 
17FMonique L. Wonderly, Priceton and UCSDAttachment and Felt Necessity: Engaging with Value in Love and AddictionFriday, September 29, 2017 
17XKris McDaniel, Syracuse UniversityThe Essence of BeingFriday, August 25, 2017 
17XBrian Rabern, Universty of EdinburghFuture Contingents and Temporal OmniscienceTuesday, August 8, 2017 
17SShaun Nichols, ArizonaSelf as Primitive: The View from Lexical SemanticsFriday, May 19, 2017 
17SDaniel Smyth, WesleyanKant's InfinitiesWednesday, May 12, 2017 
17SEvan Thompson, British ColumbiaDoes Consciousness Disappear in Dreamless Sleep?Wednesday, April 26, 2017 
17WMichael Bukoski, DartmouthSome Ethical Implications of Moral UncertaintyFriday, February 17, 2017 
17WScott Jenkins, University of KansasNietzche's Psychology of Metaphysics (or, Metaphysics as Revenge)Friday, January 27, 2017 
16FStephen Darwall, YaleWhat Are Moral ReasonsFriday, November 4, 2016 
16XAnders J. Schoubye, Visiting Edinburgh ProfessorType Ambiguous NamesFriday, August 24, 2016 
16SNina Emery, BrownActualism without Presentism? Not by Way of the Relativity ObjectionFriday, April 22, 2016 
15FMelissa Merritt, University of New South WalesAttention, Perception, ExperienceFriday, November 13, 2015 
15FDaniel Sutherland, University of Illinois, ChicagoThe Place of Measurement in Kant's Philosophy of MathematicsFriday, October 23, 2015 
15FRuss Shafer-Landau, University of North Carolina, Chapel HillCategorical Moral ReasonsFriday, October 16, 2015 
15FSarah Buss, MichiganPersonal ideals, Moral Requirements, and the Ideal of Rational AgencyFriday, October 2, 2015 
14SAlfred Mele, Florida State UniversityTwo Libertarian Theories: or Why Event-causal Libertarians Should Prefer My Daring Libertarian View to Robert Kane's ViewFriday, April 24, 2015 
14SKristie Dotson, Michigan StateA Road to Oblivion, or Joe Scarborough on FergusonTuesday, April 7, 2015Women's and Gender Studies Program, Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth, Ferguson Teaching Collective at Dartmouth
14WKieran Setiya, MITThe Problem of AkrasiaFriday, March 13, 2015 
14WJeffrey McDonough, HarvardLeibniz and the Foundations of Physics: The Later YearsFriday, March 6, 2015 
14FElisabeth Camp, Rutgers UniversityWhy Metaphors Make Good InsultsFriday, October 10, 2014 
14X

Houston Smit, University of Arizona

Kant on Unity of Apperception and the Spontaneity of CognitionThursday, July 24, 2014 
14XJesper Kallestrup, Visiting Edinburgh ProfessorExtended KnowledgeWednesday, July 2, 2014 

14S

Tom Hill, Jr., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Utopian Thinking in Kant's Ethics and in Everyday Life

Friday, May 9, 2014

 
14SMiranda Fricker, University of SheffieldFault and No-Fault Responsibility for Implicit Prejudice: A Space for Epistemic Agent Regret?Monday, April 7, 2014 
14WKen Baynes, SyracuseAutonomy, Social Oppression, and Adaptive Preference Formation

Friday, March 7, 2014

 
14WKaren Ng, Siena College/VanderbiltFrom the Critique of Reason to the Critique of Ideology: On the Relation Between Life and Consciousness from Hegel to Critical Theory

Friday, January 31, 2014

 
14WSmaranda Aldea, DartmouthBeyond the Eidetic Method - Transcendental Phenomenology, the Sciences, and the Everyday

Friday, December 10, 2014

 
13FJosh Schechter, BrownDoes Expressivism Have an Epistemological Advantage Over Realism?

Friday, November 8, 2013

 
13FSharon Street, NYUNormativity and Water: The Analogy and its Limits

Friday, October 25, 2013

 
13FColin Koopman, OregonCritique and Judgment in Political Theory: Foucault and Butler on the Politics of Sex

Thursday, October 10, 2013

 
13XMark Budolfson, StanfordIndividual Freedom, the Tragedy of the Commons, and the Perils of Social Engineering: The Case for Modest Libertarianism

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

 
13XJames Van Cleve, USCReid on Direct Realism and Nonexistent Objects of Conception

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

 
13XElinor Mason, EdinburghResponsibility for Moral Ignorance

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

 
13SAmie Thomasson, University of MiamiEasy Ontology and its Consequences

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

 
13SBrian Cantwell Smith, University of TorontoCreatures Made of Clay

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

 
13SDaniel Loick, Goethe University and HarvardThe Young Hegel as a Critic of Juridicism

Friday, April 5, 2013

 
13SKatharine Gelber, University of Queensland (Australia)Universalism, Freedom of Speech, and the Capabilities Approach

Friday, March 29, 2013

 
13WNeil Sinhababu, National University of SingaporeEmotional Perception of Morality

Friday, March 8, 2013

 
13WSmaranda Aldea, Mellon Research Fellow, Dartmouth CollegePhenomenology and the Problem of Content

Friday, February 15, 2013

 
13WPaul Taylor, Warburg InstituteDead Deities in Western Art

Friday, February 8, 2013

Co-sponsored by Art History, the Leslie Center for the Humanities, and the Dickey Center for International Understanding
13WShamik Dasgupta, Princeton UniversityThe Possibility of Physicalism

Friday, January 18, 2013

 
12FCatherine Elgin, Harvard UniversityThe Commonwealth of Epistemic Ends

Friday, November 9, 2012

 
12FDominic McIver Lopes, University of British ColumbiaPhotography, Plugged and Unplugged

Friday, October 19, 2012

Co-Sponsored by Digital Humanities and Studio Art
12FCorey Anton, Valley State UniversityNatural Guilt, Death Acceptance, and the Meaning of Transcendence

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Co-Sponsored by the Geisel School of Medicine
12FRobert Hopkins, University of SheffieldSculpting in Time?

Friday, October 5, 2012

 
12XTillman Vierkant, EdinburghMental Muscles and the Extended Will

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

 
12SAlan Kim, DartmouthThe Becoming of Being: A Historical Fragment

Friday, May 11, 2012

 
12SSam Kerstein, MarylandThe Dignity of Persons: An Unorthodox Kantian Approach

Friday, May 4, 2012

 
12SNancy Sherman, GeorgetownRecovering Lost Goodness: Guilt, Shame, and Self-Empathy

Monday, April 2, 2012

 
12SEleni Manis, Franklin & MarshallA Floor for Democratic Distributive Justice

Friday, March 2, 2012

 
12WAnn Bumpus, DartmouthReply to Marquis

Friday, February 17, 2012

 

12W

Smaranda Aldea, Mellon Teaching FellowHusserlian Phenomenology Rethought: Phantasie and the Path to Eidetic Knowledge

Friday, February 3, 2012

 

12W

Rusty Jones, Harvard UniversityFriends of the Gods in the Republic Wednesday, January 25, 2012 

11F

 Alice Phillips Walden, Dartmouth CollegeFailures of Courage in Ancient Philosophy  Friday, November 18 

11F

Julia Markovits, MIT

Saints, Heroes, Sages, and Villains

Friday, October 7, 2011

 

11X

Robert Fogelin, Emeritus, Dartmouth College

Hume's Role in his Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

Friday, July 29, 2011

 

10X

Anat Biletzki, Tel Aviv

De-transcendentizing Religion with Hobbes and Wittgenstein

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Co-Sponsored by the Religion Department

10S

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

36 Arguments for the Existence of God

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Co-Sponsored by the Religion Department, and Leslie Humanities Center

10S

Lawrence Crocker

Hope to God

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Co-Sponsored by the Religion Department

10S

Helen Nissenbaum, NYU

What’s Wrong with Behavioral Advertising?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

 

09F

Peter Graham, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

In Defense of Objectivism About Moral Obligation

Friday, November 6, 2009

 

09F

Ishani Maitra, Rutgers University

Subordinating Speech

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

 

09X

Mario De Caro, Tufts/Roma Tre University

Davidson and Naturalism

Friday, July 31, 09

 

09X

Rainer Forst, University of Frankfurt

Two Pictures of Justice

August 12, 2009

 

09S

Martin Lin, Rutgers University

 

Friday, May 29, 09

 
09S

Robert Plotnik, MIT alumnus, patent attorney

The Future of Inventing

Friday, April 24, 09

 

09W

Barbara Fultner, Denison University

Why Philosophers of Language Need (a) Social Theory

Friday, January 16, 09

 

09W

Bernhard Nickel, Harvard University

What Ravens and Rivers Teach Us about Theorizing: Laws in the Special Sciences

Friday, January 23, 09

 

09W

Larry Crocker, Dartmouth College

Any Possible Alternative for Consequentialists

Friday, February 6, 09

 

09W

Elizabeth V. Spelman, Smith College

Desire and Disposability

February 11, 2009

 

08X

Bob Fogelin, Dartmouth College

Inapprehensability

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

 

08X

John Roberts, University of North Carolina

Why do laws of nature support counterfactual conditionals?

Friday, July 25, 2008

 

08X

Robert Audi, University of Notre Dame

 

Friday, August 1, 2008

 

08W

Bob Fogelin, Dartmouth College

Hume's Skeptical Crisis

Friday, January 11, 2008

 

08W

John Kulvicki, Dartmouth College

The Nature of Noise

Friday, February 8, 2008

 

08W

Penelope Maddy, UC Irvine

How Applied Mathematics Became Pure

Friday, February 15, 2008

Co-Sponsored by the Math Dept

08W

David Estlund, Brown University

Democratic Authority: A Philosophical Framework

Friday, February 29, 2008

 

08W

Adam Kolber, Princeton University

The Subjective Experience of Punishment

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Co-Sponsored by Legal Studies

08S

Alan Hajek, Australian National University

Most Counterfactuals are False

Monday, March 31, 2008

 

08F

Patricia Curd, Purdue University

Thought and Body in Heraclitus and Anaxagoras

Thursday, October 09, 2008

BACAP

08F

Oliver Rauprich, Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Ruhr-University Bochum

Who Should Pay for ART?  Conceptual and Ethical Considerations on the Medical Significance of Infertility

October 15, 2008

 

08F

Thomas McCarthy, Yale University

Liberal Universalism and the Dilemma of Development

Friday, November 14, 08

 

08F

Jonathan Vogel, Amherst College

The Luminosity of the Mental

Friday, November 21, 08

 

07X

James Harold, Mt. Holyoke College

The Cognitive Link Between Moral and Aesthetic Value

Friday, June 29, 2007

 

07X

Heidi Maibom, Carleton University

The Descent of Shame

Friday, July 27, 2007

 

07W

Jeremy Avigad, Carnegie Mellon

Understanding Proofs

Friday, January 5, 07

co-sponsored by Math Dept

07W

Matti Eklund, Cornell

Carnap and Ontological Pluralism

Friday, January 26, 07

 

07S

Maeve Cooke, University College Dublin

 

Friday, April 27, 07

 

07S

Charlotte Witt, University of New Hampshire

Humans, Persons and Social Individuals

Friday, May 11, 07

 

07S

Sigrun Svavarsdottir, Ohio State University

The Virtue of Practical Rationality

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2007

 

07S

Mary Louise Gill, Brown University

Parmenides in Plato's Theaetetus and Sophist

Friday, May 25, 07

 

07F

Jana Sawicki, Williams College

Foucault and Sexual Freedom:  Why Embrace an Ethics of Pleasure

Friday, November 2

 

07F

Eugene Marshall, Dartmouth College

A Spinozist Solution to the Problem of Weakness of Will

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

 

06X

Matthew Slater, U of Idaho

Why the Long Face? Biological Natural Kinds Without Tears

Friday, June 30, 2006

 

06X

John Roberts, U North Carolina

The Meta-Theoretic Conception of Laws

Friday, July 7, 2006

 

06X

Jeffrey Ketland, U of Edinburgh

TBA

Friday, July 21, 2006

 

06X

Paul Audi

 

Friday, August 4, 2006

 

06X

Michael Smith, Princeton

The Explanatory Role of Being Rational

Thursday, August 24, 2006

 

06W

Nishi Shah, Amherst College

TBA

Friday, January 20, 2006

 

06W

David Velleman, NYU

TBA

Friday, Feb. 3, 2006

 

06W

Sally Haslanger, MIT

TBA

Friday, March 3, 2006

 

06S

Elizabeth Ashford, St. Andrews (visiting Harvard)

The Separateness of Persons Objection to Utilitarianism

Friday, April 7, 2006

 

06S

Tom Kelly, Princeton

Disagreement, Dogmatism, and Belief Polarization

Friday, April 21, 2006

 

06S

Gordon Belot, Pittsburgh

Gödel on Dust, Time, and Symmetry

Friday, May 12, 2006

 

06F

LIVIA GUIMARAES, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Skeptical Tranquility and Hume's Manner of Death

Friday, September 22, 2006

 

06F

THOMAS HURKA, University of Toronto

Asymmetries in Value

Friday, September 29, 2006

 

06F

DIANA MEYERS, University of Connecticut at Storrs

Affect, Corporeity, and Practical Intelligence

Friday, October 6, 06

 

06F

JONATHAN WESTPHAL, Idaho State University

TBA

Thursday, October 26, 2006

 

05X

Bill Pollard, University of Edinburgh

Identification and Habits

Friday, July 8, 2005

 

05X

Roberta Millstein, California State University, East Bay

The Determinism/Indeterminism Question in the Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology

Friday, July 29, 2005

 

05X

Soran Reader, University of Durham, England

Need, Capability, and Equality

Friday, Aug. 5, 2005

 

05W

TIMOTHY ROSENKOETTER, Dartmouth College

A Geometrical Ethics: Kant on Constructing the Moral Law

Friday, January 14, 2005

 

05W

ROBERT C. SCHARFF, University of New Hampshire

Thinking' Technoscience as Consummatory Event: Comte's Pleasure, Heidegger's Problem"

Friday, February 25, 2005

 

05W

SUSAN STUART, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Extended Body, Extended Mind: The Self As Prosthesis

Friday, March 4, 2005

 

05S

LARRY CROCKER, Dartmouth College

To Have a Justifying Reason

Friday, April 1, 2005

 

05S

CASEY O'CALLAGHAN, Bates College

Constructing a Theory of Sounds

Friday, May 6, 2005

 

05F

Aki Kanamori, Math, Boston University

Set-Theoretic Knowledge: Beyond True and False

Friday, October 7, 2005

Co-sponsored by Math Dept

05F

Don Garrett, NYU

The First Virtuous Motives to Justice and Fidelity: Hume's Circle Argument Squared

Friday, October 14, 2005

 

05F

Johanna Meehan, Grinnell College

Trauma and Subjectivity

Thursday, November 3, 2005

 

05F

Hiedi Maibom, Carlton University

Patriotic Virtue

Friday, December 2, 2005

 

04X

David Sanford, Duke University

Questions about Persistence

Friday, July 2, 2004

 

04X

Mike Ridge, University of Edinburgh

Fairness and Non-compliance

Friday, July 16, 2004

 

04X

Sean McKeever, Cornell University

How to Object to a Talking Principle

Friday, August 6, 2004

 

04W

    

04S

Alex Byrne, MIT

Transparency and Self-Knowledge

Friday, April 2, 2004

 

04S

Luciano Floridi, Oxford

On the Morality of Artificial Agents

MONDAY, April 19, 2004

Co-sponsored by Ethics Institute

04S

Helen Nissenbaum, New York University

Contextual Integrity: A Cultural Approach to Protecting Privacy

Friday, May 7, 2004

 

04F

NANCY BAUER, Tufts University

Pornography and Philosophical Authority

Thursday, October 7, 2004

 

04F

JOHN KULVICKI, Dartmouth College

Pictorial Realism as Verity

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

 

04F

AUSTEN CLARK, University of Connecticut at Storrs

Cross-modal Cuing and the Common Sensibles

Friday, October 29, 2004

 

03X

Matthew Nudds, University of Edinburgh

The Significance of the Senses

Friday, June 27, 03

 

03X

Susanna Siegel, Harvard

Particularity and Presence in Visual Perception

Friday, August 22, 03

 

03W

Lynne Rudder Baker, University of Massachusetts

How Mental Causation is Possible

Friday, January 10, 2003

 

03W

MaryKate McGowan, Wellesley

Something Else We Do With Our Words

Friday, January 24, 2003

 

03W

Michelle Mason, University of Minnesota and Program in Ethics and the Professions at Harvard

Shamelessness

Friday, February 28, 2003

 

03W

Christine Thomas, Dartmouth College

Plato's Heracleiteanism and Plato's Platonism

Friday, March 7, 2003

 

03S

Patrick Byrne, Stanford

Six Mental Models for Social Philosophy

Friday, April 4, 2003

 

03F

Catherine Driscoll, Dartmouth

TBA

Friday, October 3, 03

 

03F

Mark McPherran, University of Maine

The Aporetic Interlude and Fifth Elenchos of Plato's Euthyphro

Friday, October 17, 03

 

03F

Joshua Gert , Florida State University

Sensations and Circularity

Friday, November 14, 03

 

02X

Diana Raffman, Ohio State

Is Perceptual Indiscriminability Nontransitive? A Psychophysical Study

Wednesday, July 24, 2002

 

02X

Peter Milne, Edinburgh

Information and Confirmation

Wednesday August 7, 2002

 

02X

Jonathan Schaffer, U. Mass

From Contextualism to Contrastivism in Epistemology

Wednesday, August 21, 2002

 

02W

Nomy Arpaly, Rice

The Trouble With Autonomy

Jan. 25, 2002

 

02W

Jack Hanson, Dartmouth

A Case Study in Suspect Possibility Talk: Plantinga on God, Evil, and What's Possible

Feb. 15, 2002

 

02W

Michael Scanlan, Oregon State University

Russell's Problem with Denoting

Feb. 22, 2002

 

02W

Samuel Levey, Dartmouth

Soul Man

Mar. 01, 2002

 

02W

Dave Robb, Davidson

Three Roles for Properties

Mar. 07, 2002

 

02S

Will Dudley, Williams College

Freedom In and Through Hegel's Philosophy

Apr. 19, 2002

 

02S

Jamie Dreier, Brown University

Boundless Good

Wednesday, June 5, 02

 

02F

Ian Gold, Monash and Dartmouth

On the Unification of Psychology and Neuroscience

Fri, Sept. 27, 2002

Co-sponsored by PBS

02F

David Chalmers, Arizona

Envatment as a Metaphysical Hypothesis

Wed., Oct. 9, 2002

 

02F

Natalie Stoljar, Melbourne

Tradition and Legal Interpretation

Fri., Nov. 15

Co-sponsored by Legal Studies

02F

James Moor, Dartmouth

To What Extent Should We Become Cyborgs?"

Fri., Dec. 6, 2002

 

01X

Rae Langton

What is objectification?

Friday, July 13, 2001

 

01X

Kathleen Wallace

Hume on Regulating Belief and  Moral Sentiment

Friday, July 27, 2001

 

01X

Eric Steinhart

Pythagoreanism

Friday, Aug 10, 2001

 

01X

Willis Doney, Dartmouth College

Objections and Replies within Meditation V

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2001

 

01W

Margaret Graver, Classics, Dartmouth College

Emotions and the Practical Syllogism: A Problem for the Stoic Theory

Wednesday, January 31, 2001

 

01W

Sam Levey, Dartmouth College

Leibniz to the Limit

Friday, February 16, 2001

 

01W

Nancy Fraser, New School for Social Research

Recognition Without Ethics

Friday, March 2, 2001

 

01W

Roy Sorensen, Dartmouth College

Goethe's Colored Shadows

Wednesday, March 7, 2001

 

01S

Amy Allen, Dartmouth College

Discourse Ethics vs. Moral Skepticism:  The Foucault / Habermas Debate Reconsidered

Friday, May 18, 2001

 

01F

Gail Fine, Cornell University

Sextus and External World Skepticism

Friday, Sept. 28, 2001

 

01F

Christie Thomas, Dartmouth

Plato on the Nature of Life

Friday, Oct. 19, 2001

 

01F

Jon Ellis, UC-Berkeley

Color, Content, and Concept-Acquisition

Friday, Nov. 16, 2001

 

01F

Michael Dietrich, Dartmouth

Making Time:  Molecular Clocks and the Constitution of Statistical Objects

Wednesday, Dec. 05, 2001

 

00X

Rolf-Peter Horstmann, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Harris German-Dartmouth Distinguished Visiting Professor)

Fichte Against Skepticism:  The 1794/95 Strategy

Friday, July 7, 00

 

00X

Peter Hylton, University of Illinois/Chicago (DC Visiting Scholar)

Reference, Ontological Relativity, and Realism

Friday, July 21, 00

 

00X

Willis Doney, Dartmouth College

Descartes' Triangle in a Square

Friday, August 4, 00

 

00X

Denis Walsh, University of Edinburgh

TBA

Friday, August 11, 00

 

00W

Amy Allen, Dartmouth College

Foucault and Arendt

Wednesday, January 19, 2000

 

00W

Earl Conee, University of Rochester

The Moral Value in Promises

Friday, February 25, 2000

 
00WChristie Thomas, Dartmouth CollegeInquiry Without Names in Plato's CratylusWednesday, March 8, 2000 
00SRobert Fogelin, Dartmouth CollegeThe Skeptics are Coming, The Skeptics are ComingWednesday, March 29, 2000 
00SDale Turner, Dartmouth CollegeWaldron on Superceding Historical InjusticeWednesday, April 12, 2000 
00SNancy Sherman, Georgetown UniversityIs the Ghost of Aristotle Haunting Freud's House?Friday, April 28, 2000 
00SVictor Caston, Brown UniversityAristotle on ConsciousnessFriday, May 12, 2000 
00FChristine Swanton, University of Auckland, New ZealandVirtue Ethical ConstructivismFriday, Sept. 29, 2000 
00FRobert Sleigh, University of Massachusetts, AmherstLeibniz on FreedomWed., Oct. 4, 2000 
00FRobert Fogelin, DartmouthHume on the Testimony for MiraclesFriday, Oct. 20, 2000 
00FRichard Patterson, Emory UniversityWhat is the 'Greatest Problem' for Plato's Theory of Forms?Monday, Oct. 30, 2000 
00FSally Sedgwick, DartmouthThe State as Organism: The Metaphysical Basis of Hegel's Philosophy of RightFriday, Dec. 1, 2000 
99XLISA SHABEL, Ohio State UniversityKantian Intuitions of Geometric ObjectsFriday, July 30, 1999 
99XANN BUMPUS (Dartmouth College)The Consistency and Connectedness of the VirtuesFriday, August 13, 1999 
99XALEXANDER BIRD (University of Edinburgh, Scotland and Dartmouth CollegeInductive Knowledge and Holmesian InferenceWednesday, August 18, 1999 
99WAMY ALLEN, DartmouthFoucault's Genealogy of PowerWednesday, Jan. 13, 1999 
99WJACQUELINE TAYLOR, TuftsJustice and the Foundations of Social Morality in Hume's 'Treatise'Friday, March 5, 1999 
99SHUBERT DREYFUS, Hamilton CollegeBeing and Power in Heidegger and FoucaultFriday, April 9, 1999 
99FCheshire Calhoun, Colby CollegeSame-Sex Marriage: What is at Stake?Wednesday, October 20, 1999cosponsored by the NCOW committee, the Dartmouth Lawyers Association, and the Ethics Institute
99FBernard Gert, Dartmouth CollegeThe Philosophical Significance of Mental IllnessWednesday, November 10, 1999 
99FMasahiko Mizutani, Kyoto UniversityInformation Ethics in the Age of the Internet: Some Aspects from a Japanese Point of ViewFriday, November 19, 1999 
98XDENIS WALSH, Univ. of EdinburghThe Dormitive Virtues of Teleological ExplanationWednesday, July 22, 1998 
98XROY SORENSON, NYUSeeing Intersecting EclipsesWednesday, July 29, 1998 
98XRUTH CHANG, RutgersComparing Morality and Well-BeingFriday, August 21, 1998 
98WJOSHUA GERT, U. Illinois, ChicagoSkepticism about Korsgaardian InternalismFriday, Jan. 9, 1998 
98WANN BUMPUS, Dartmouth CollegeThe Double-Phenomena View of IntentionFriday, Jan. 23, 1998 
98WCATHERINE Z. ELGIN, M.I.T. and HarvardTake It From Me: The Epistemological Status of TestimonyFriday, Jan. 30, 1998 
98WSUSAN HAACK, U. of MiamiConfessions of an Old-Fashioned Prig --Concern for Truth: What it Means, Why it MattersThurs., Feb. 12, 1998 
98WROBERT AUDI, U. of Nebraska, LincolnOutline of a Kantian Intuitionism as a Basis for Normative EthicsFriday, Mar. 6, 1998 
98SCLARK HARETowards an Ontology of Intellectual PropertyThursday, Apr. 23, 1998 
98SMARGARET GRAVER  (Dartmouth, Classics)When is a passion not a passion? Quasi- and vestigial emotions in Roman StoicismFriday, May 1, 1998 
98SJULIA DRIVER  (CUNY)Virtue and the Intrinsic GoodWednesday, May 6, 1998 
98SFRED FELDMAN (Univ. of Massachusetts)Consequentialist Theories of VirtueFriday, May 15 
98SDEAN ZIMMERMAN (Notre Dame)TBAWednesday, May 27 
98FMARK BEDAU  (Reed College)The Meaning of LifeThursday, Oct. 22, 1998 
98FHEATHER BATTALY  (Syracuse University)A New Epistemological Order: Out with Justification, In with VirtueFriday, Nov. 13, 1998 
98FJAMES RUSSELL GORDLEY, UC Berkeley School of LawThe Philosophical Foundations of Contract DoctrineMonday, Nov. 16, 1998Co-sponsored by the Dartmouth Lawyers Association and the Rockefeller Center
98FL.A. PAUL (Princeton University)Apect CausationMonday, Nov. 30, 1998 
98FJONATHAN ELLIS (UC Berkeley)Skepticism, Interpretation and Evil ScientistsFriday, Dec. 4, 1998 
97XSUSAN HAACK,  Univ of MiamiSolving the Puzzle of 'Scientific Method'Wed, July 2, 1997 
97XALEXANDER BIRD, Univ of Edinburgh& Dartmouth CollegeDispositions and AntidotesFri., July 25, 1997 
97XROBERT AUDI, (Univ of Nebraska, Lincoln)Doxastic Voluntarism and the Ethics of BeliefWed., July 30, 1997 
97XRALPH WEDGWOOD, MITDefence of Moral Judgment InternalismWed., Aug. 13, 1997 
97WSamuel Levey, Syracuse UniversityOn Leibniz's ConstructivismWednesday, January 15, 1997 
97WJulie Klein, Virginia Polytechnic InstituteThinking as a DualistFriday, January 17, 1997 
97WAmy Allen, Grinnell CollegeThe Foucaultian HypothesisFriday, January 24, 1997 
97WDavid Cerbone, University of ChicagoHeidegger and Dasein's 'Bodily Nature': What is the Hidden Problematic?Friday, January 31, 1997 
97WRichard Parker, California State University, Chico and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Dartmouth College; Thomas Green '62 (as moderator)Debate: Murder and Attempted Murder:  The Role of Luck in PunishmentSunday, February 23, 1997 
97SSandeep Prasada, Psychology, DartmouthNames for Things and StuffWednesday, April 16, 1997 
97SIrwin Goldstein, Davidson CollegeThe Magnetism of the Good and Ethical RealismFriday, May 2, 1997 
97SKaren Jones, Cornell UniversityThe Politics of CredibilityWednesday, May 7, 1997 
97FROBERT J. FOGELIN, Dartmouth CollegeThe Skeptical Paradox Interpretation of the Private Language ArgumentFriday, Nov. 7, 1997 
97FANDREW MILLS, ConcordiaAssertions, Indicative Utterances, & Recent Arguments Against Non-CognitivismFriday, Nov. 14, 1997 
97FCHRISTOPHER SHIELDS, Univ. of ColoradoSubstance and Life in AristotleFriday, Dec. 5, 1997 
96XROBERT FOGELIN, Dartmouth CollegeQUINE'S LIMITED NATURALISMWEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1996 
96XJOSE BERMUDEZ, University of StirlingNATURALIZING THE NORMATIVE IN ACCOUNTS OF CONCEPT POSSESSIONWEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1996 
96XERIC RUBENSTEIN, U.N.C. - Chapel HillTHE PLACITY OF QUALITYWEDNESDAY, AUG. 7, 1996 
96XPETER MILNE, University of EdinburghTARSKI ON TRUTH AND ITS DEFINITIONWEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 1996 
96WMichael Pendlebury (Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa)THE ROLE OF IMAGINATION IN PERCEPTIONThursday, February 15, 1996 
96WProfessor Richard Mohr, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignSPECIAL RIGHTS?  A GAY AND STRAIGHT AGENDAThursday, February 22, 1996Co-sponsored by the Dartmouth Lawyers Association and the Rockefeller Center
96WStephen Jacobson, DartmouthEXTERNALISM AND ACTION-GUIDING EPISTEMIC NORMSWednesday, March 6, 1996 
96SDAVID MCNAUGHTON, Keele UniversityHYPOCRISYWEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1996 
96SMARY MACLEOD, Dartmouth & U.N.C. - Chapel HillKINGDOM COMEFRIDAY, May 10, 1996 
96FWALTER SINNOTT-ARMSTRONG, DartmouthBEGGING THE QUESTIONWED., OCTOBER 2, 1996 
96FWILLIS DONEY, DartmouthTRUE AND IMMUTABLE NATURESWED., OCTOBER 30, 1996 
96FERIC RUBENSTEIN, Colgate UniversityTHE PLASTICITY OF QUALITYFRI., NOVEMBER 8, 1996 
96FMATTHEW HENKEN, UC Berkeley & DartmouthTHE LOATHESOME DITCH AND OUR KNOWLEDGE OF NECESSITYWED., DECEMBER 4, 1996 
95XALEXANDER BIRD, Univ. of Edinburgh, ScotlandAnalyzing Freud's UnconsciousWednesday, June 28, 1995 
95XJIM MOOR, DartmouthTuring ReduxWednesday, Aug. 16, 1995 
95WDavid Sosa, Dartmouth CollegeIrrationality in ExternalismWednesday, January 11, 1995 
95WDiana Raffman, Ohio State University, TuftsOn the Persistence of PhenomenologyWednesday, January 18, 1995 
95WSarah Stroud, McGill UniversityMoral Theory, Moral Motivation, Moral CommitmentFriday, February 3, 1995 
95WTrafford Welden, MITDecartes’ CircleWednesday, February 15, 1995 
95WAl Mele, Davidson CollegeAgency and Mental ActionFriday, February 17, 1995 
95SERIC STEINHART, S.U.N.Y. at Stony BrookNietzsche and Cognitive ScienceWednesday, April 19, 1995 
95SPAUL BOGHOSSIAN, New York UniversityThe Analytic and the A PrioriFriday, May 19, 1995 
95SJOHN KONKLE (Dartmouth College)Is Meno's Paradox Paradoxical?Wednesday, May 24, 1995 
95SLEE C. BOLLINGER, Provost, Dartmouth College)The Constitution, Public Policy, and Public Institutions of Higher Culture"Wednesday, May 31, 1995 
95FJOHN HEIL, Davidson CollegeSkepticismFriday, September 29, 1995 
95FYAEL TAMIR  (Harvard and Tel Aviv UniversityFreedom of AssociationFriday, October 20, 1995 
95FMICHAEL DAVIS  (Illinois Institute of Technology)The Death Penalty: Where We Are, What's Next, and WhyFriday, October 27, 1995co-sponsored by the Dartmouth Lawyers Association
95FDAVID DENBY, Dartmouth and Univ. of MassachusettsIntrinsic PropertiesWednesday, November 29, 1995 
94XKARL AMERIKS, Notre Dame UnivON KANT AND TASTEFRIDAY, JULY 15, 1994 
94XPAOLO CRIVELLI, U. Of EdinburghTHE STOIC THEORY OF QUANTIFICATIONWEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 1994 
94XGEORGE BOOLOS, M.I.T.THE CENTRAL ARGUMENT OF FREGE'S 'FOUNDATIONS OF ARITHMETIC'FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1994 
94XSARAH BUSS, PrincetonAUTONOMY: A NEW STORY ABOUT WHY THERE IS MORE TO SELF-GOVERNMENT THAN ACTING FOR A REASONFRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1994 
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94SMARY MOTHERSILL, Barnard College and MITMoral DilemmasFRIDAY, APRIL 15, 1994 
94SROBERT STALNAKER, M.I.T.The Interaction of Modality with Quantification and IdentityWEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 1994 
94SBRUCE AUNE, Univ. of Massachusetts, AmherstThe Unity of Plato's RepublicFRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1994 
94SALLAN SILVERMAN, Ohio State UniversityA Prolegomenon to Platonic MetaphysicsWEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1994 
94SMIRIAM SOLOMON, Temple UniversityA More Social Epistemology: Scientific Change in the Recent Revolutions in Geology and GeneticsFRIDAY, MAY 13, 1994 
94FSTEFAN SENCERZ, Wayne State UniversityInferences to the Best Explanation in Moral TheoryWednesday, Oct. 26, 1994 
94FSTEPHEN STICH, Rutgers UniversityMoral Convictions, Cognitive Architecture, and Evolutionary PsychologyWednesday, Nov. 2, 1994 
94FWILLIAM THROOP, St. Andrews CollegePragmatism and the Objectivity of ValueWednesday, Nov. 9, 1994 
94FNICK ZANGWILL, University of GlasgowMoral ApriorismWednesday, Nov. 16, 1994 
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93WJorge Garcia, Georgetown UniversityVirtue as the Basis for Ethical TheoryWednesday, January 13, 1993 
93WKristen Schrader-Frechette, University of South FloridaThe Case Against Geological Disposal:  Scientific and Ethical Problems with the Storage of Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, NevadaThursday, January 28, 1993Co-Sponsored by Earth Sciences
93WRobert Stalnaker, MITReference and NecessityFriday, February 5, 1993 
93WJohn N. Deely, Loras CollegeSemiotics and Metaphysics; or Revisiting the 17th CenturyFriday, February 19, 1993 
93WAnn Bumpus, MIT/DartmouthThe Object of My IntentionsWednesday, February 24, 1993 
93SLaurence Thomas, Syracuse UniversityThe Reality of the Moral SelfFriday, March 5, 1993