Philosophy

Past events

A list of past events in Philosophy

January 2017

18 Jan

Epistemology seminar

Orestis Palermos (University of Edinburgh)

20 Jan

Visiting speaker seminar

Ralf Bader (Oxford)

25 Jan

Computational mind reading group

S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

Do as I say and as I do: Imitation, pedagogy and cumulative culture

December 2016

01 Dec

Philosophy of language

Workshop on historical and contemporary issues in compositional semantics

and its relation to mental states and context

Contemporary debates in philosophy of science

Science and the extended mind

02 Dec

Postgraduates work in progress

Reflections on P is True as a necessary condition for knowledge

03 Dec

Mind and cognition

Conference: Interactions: Phenomenology, Gestalt Psychology & Embodied Cognitive Science

06 Dec

Edinburgh women in philosophy

New Enlightenment Lecture 2016

07 Dec

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

You Meta Believe it

Epistemology seminar

Helen de Cruz (Oxford Brookes University)

09 Dec

Visiting speaker seminar

Staff Seminar: Guy Fletcher & Till Vierkant

13 Dec

Computational mind reading group

S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

14 Dec

Epistemology seminar

Jesus Navarro (University of Seville)

November 2016

01 Nov

Computational mind reading group

S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

Enhancement Through Coordination

02 Nov

Epistemology seminar

Mark Alfano (Delft University of Technology)

03 Nov

Contemporary debates in philosophy of science

Models on the Move: Migration and Imperialism

04 Nov

Visiting speaker seminar

Stephan Leuenberger (Glasgow)

09 Nov

Epistemology seminar

Guy Axtell (Radford University)

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

The Sense of Commitment

11 Nov

Postgraduates work in progress

Faith as Extended Knowledge

15 Nov

Computational mind reading group

S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

16 Nov

Epistemology seminar

Laura Candiatto (University of Edinburgh)

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

Phenomenology as Functionality: The Virtual Cartesian Theatre

17 Nov

Contemporary debates in philosophy of science

Minimal Models and Non-Representational Explanation

18 Nov

Visiting speaker seminar

Sonia Roca-Royes (Stirling)

23 Nov

Epistemology seminar

Clayton Littlejohn (King's College London)

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

Free will in the age of neuroscience

25 Nov

Ancient Philosophy research seminar

Recollection in the Timaeus

October 2016

04 Oct

Computational mind reading group

S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

05 Oct

Epistemology seminar

Harvey Siegel (University of Miami)

06 Oct

Contemporary debates in philosophy of science

A realist’s guide to handling explanatory fictions

07 Oct

Visiting speaker seminar

Elizabeth Ashford (St Andrews)

12 Oct

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

The experience of acting and the structure of phenomenal consciousness

13 Oct

Ethics reading group

Prioritarianism and the Separateness of Persons

14 Oct

Postgraduates work in progress

Neuro-Democracy: Self-Organization of Embodied Mind

18 Oct

Computational mind reading group

S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

19 Oct

Epistemology seminar

Margot Strohminger (University of Antwerp)

20 Oct

Contemporary debates in philosophy of science

The Sommerfeld Miracle

21 Oct

Visiting speaker seminar

Adina Roskies (Dartmouth)

26 Oct

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

Do as I say and as I do: imitation, pedagogy, and cumulative culture

27 Oct

Ethics reading group

Patient-Relativity in Morality

28 Oct

Postgraduates work in progress

Utilitarianism and Ought-Implies-Can

September 2016

07 Sep

Epistemology seminar

Simona Chiodo (Politecnico di Milano)

20 Sep

Computational mind reading group

S. Russell and P. Norvig. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach

21 Sep

Epistemology seminar

Federico Luzzi (Aberdeen University)

28 Sep

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Group

Mindreading, Implicit Bias and Mental Illness

29 Sep

Ethics reading group

Alex Voorhoeve and Marc Fleurbaey, "Priority or Equality for Possible People?,"

Ethics 126, no. 4 (July 2016): 929-954.