Theoretical Philosophy Work in Progress Seminar

This seminar provides a forum for faculty members (at Oxford or visiting) and occasionally graduate students to get friendly and supportive feedback on their current work in progress in ‘theoretical’ philosophy, broadly construed. It also aims to bring together philosophers working in these areas. Those presenting a paper in a term are expected to attend the other meetings of that term. Attendance is always open to all interested faculty and graduate students. As meetings are over lunchtime, please do feel free to bring something to eat.

Time: Thursdays 2pm-4pm, weeks 2, 5, 6 and 8
Location: Memorial Room, Jesus College (college location and college map)
Convenor: Martin Pickup

Trinity 2017

Week 2 - Graeme A. Forbes (University of Kent), ‘The Open Future: Making Things Happen and Making Things True’

Week 5 - Martin Pickup (University of Oxford) 'The Infinity of Analysis and Leibniz’s Problems of Proof'

Week 6 - Dani Kodaj (University of Oxford)

Week 8 - Robert Schwartzkopff (University of Hamburg)

Hilary 2017

Week 2 - Daniel Morgan (Barcelona), 'Action, Luck and the De Se' (abstract)

Week 4 - Stephen Wright, 'Memory and Moral Understanding'

Week 6 - Johanna Schnurr, 'Epistemic Consequentialism: Axiological vs. Deontic'

Week 8 - Janine Guhler, 'Ontological commitments to mathematical objects in Plato, Aristotle and Frege'



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