Walter Dean – On Consistency and Existence in Mathematics

Event Date: 15 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Walter Dean (Warwick) – On Consistency and Existence in Mathematics Walter Dean works in philosophy of mathematics and mathematical and philosophical logic. He also has interests in theoretical computer science and the history and philosophy of computation. He is currently …

Béatrice Han-Pile – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the Self: Reflections on Foucault’s Interpretation of John Cassian

Event Date: 8 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Béatrice Han-Pile (Essex) – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the Self: Reflections on Foucault’s Interpretation of John Cassian Béatrice Han-Pile studied philosophy, history and literature at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and was awarded a Fellowship from …

Anna Mahtani – Dutch Book and Accuracy Theorems

Event Date: 1 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Anna Mahtani (LSE) – Dutch Book and Accuracy Theorems Anna Mahtani is Associate Professor in philosophy at the London School of Economics. She did her PhD on vagueness at Sheffield, and then worked at Oxford and the Open University, before …

Maria Rosa Antognazza – The Distinction of Kind between Knowledge and Belief

Event Date: 18 May 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza (KCL) – The Distinction of Kind between Knowledge and Belief Maria Rosa Antognazza is Professor of Philosophy at King’s College London. Educated at the Catholic University of Milan, she has held research and visiting fellowships in Italy, …

Derrick Darby – Rights Externalism and Racial Injustice

Event Date: 11 May 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Derrick Darby (Rutgers University) – Rights Externalism and Racial Injustice Derrick Darby is Henry Rutgers Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He discovered his passion for philosophy growing up in New York City’s Queensbridge public housing projects, as …

Nancy Cartwright – Why Trust Science?

Event Date: 27 April 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Nancy Cartwright (Durham) – Why Trust Science? Nancy Cartwright is a methodologist and philosopher of the natural and human sciences, with special focus on causation, evidence and modelling. Her recent work has been on scientific evidence, objectivity and how to …

Dana Nelkin – Equal Opportunity

Event Date: 30 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Dana Nelkin (UC San Diego) – Equal Opportunity Dana Kay Nelkin is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Her areas of research …

Andrew Bacon – Vagueness at Every Order

Event Date: 16 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Andrew Bacon (Southern California) – Vagueness at Every Order Andrew Bacon is an associate professor at the University of Southern California. His main interests are in metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of language and philosophical logic. He has recently completed a …

Alexander Douglas – Spinoza’s Unquiet Acquiescentia

Event Date: 17 February 2020 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Alexander Douglas (St Andrews) – Spinoza’s Unquiet Acquiescentia Alexander Douglas is a lecturer in the School of Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies at the University of St Andrews. Previously he taught at Heythrop College, University of London. He …

Philip Goff – Panpsychism and Free Will

Event Date: 3 February 2020 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Philip Goff (Durham) – Panpsychism and Free Will Philip Goff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Durham University. His work is focused on how to integrate consciousness into our scientific worldview, and he defends panpsychism on the grounds …