François Recanati – Fictional, Metafictional, Parafictional

Event Date: 16 October 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor François Recanati (Institute Jean Nicod) – Fictional, Metafictional, Parafictional A research fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris since 1979, François Recanati has taught in several major universities around the world, including Berkeley, Harvard, Geneva, …

Helen Beebee – Philosophical Scepticism

Event Date: 2 October 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Helen Beebee (Manchester) – Philosophical Scepticism As the first talk for the 2017/18 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Helen Beebee (University of Manchester) as the 110th President of the Aristotelian …

Shamik Dasgupta – Normative Non-Naturalism and the Problem of Authority

Event Date: 19 June 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Shamik Dasgupta (Berkeley) – Normative Non-Naturalism and the Problem of Authority Shamik Dasgupta is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He works primarily in metaphysics and the philosophy of science, with additional research interests in epistemology and …

Daniel Viehoff – Serving the Governed

Event Date: 5 June 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Daniel Viehoff (New York) – Serving the Governed Daniel Viehoff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at New York University. His research focuses on political, legal, and moral philosophy. He is especially interested in questions of political authority and legitimacy, and …

Ursula Renz – Self-Knowledge as a Personal Achievement

Event Date: 22 May 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Ursula Renz (Klagenfurt) –  Self-Knowledge as a Personal Achievement Ursula Renz is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria, where she teaches classes in both Theoretical Philosophy (epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy) and Early Modern Philosophy. She has published …

Gerald Lang – What Follows from Defensive Non-Liability?

Event Date: 8 May 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Gerald Lang (Leeds) – What Follows from Defensive Non-Liability? Gerald Lang teaches Philosophy at the University of Leeds, and received his training in Bristol and Oxford. He was the co-editor of Luck, Value, and Commitment: Themes from the Ethics of …

Beate Roessler – Privacy as a Human Right

Event Date: 6 March 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Beate Roessler (Amsterdam) – Privacy as a Human Right Beate Roessler is Professor of Ethics and its History at the University of Amsterdam; from 2003 to 2010 she also taught as Socrates-Professor for the Foundations of Humanism at Leiden University. …

Lea Ypi – Pragmatist Coherence as the Source of Truth and Reality

Event Date: 20 February 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Lea Ypi (LSE) – Pragmatist Coherence as the Source of Truth and Reality Lea Ypi is Professor of Political Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University. She …

Genia Schönbaumsfeld – Beliefs-in-a-Vat

Event Date: 6 February 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Genia Schönbaumsfeld (Southampton) – Beliefs-in-a-Vat Genia Schӧnbaumsfeld is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton who specializes in Epistemology, Wittgenstein, Kierkegaard and the Philosophy of Religion. She is the author of The Illusion of Doubt, forthcoming with Oxford …