Samuel Scheffler – Partiality, Deference, and Engagement

Event Date: 20 June 2022 Room 22-26 University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Samuel Scheffler (NYU) – Partiality, Deference, and Engagement Samuel Scheffler is University Professor in the Department of Philosophy at NYU. He works primarily in the areas of moral and political philosophy and the theory of value. His writings have addressed …

Michael Della Rocca – Moral Criticism and the Metaphysics of Bluff

Event Date: 6 June 2022 Remote (ZOOM) University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Michael Della Rocca (Yale) – Moral Criticism and the Metaphysics of Bluff Michael Della Rocca is Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. He has published widely in early modern philosophy and in contemporary metaphysics. His most recent …

Miriam Schoenfield – Deferring to Doubt

Event Date: 30 May 2022 Room 22-26 University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Miriam Schoenfield (Texas – Austin) – Deferring to Doubt Miriam Schoenfield received her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012 and is now an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin and an Affiliate …

Alexander Mourelatos – Parmenides of Elea and Xenophanes of Colophon: the Conceptually Deeper Connections

Event Date: 23 May 2022 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Alexander Mourelatos (Texas –Austin) – Parmenides of Elea and Xenophanes of Colophon: the Conceptually Deeper Connections Alexander P. D. Mourelatos is Professor Emeritus in Philosophy and in Classics at The University of Texas at Austin, where in 1967 he founded …

Mazviita Chirimuuta – Disjunctivism and Cartesian Idealisation

Event Date: 9 May 2022 Room 22 – 26 University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Mazviita Chirimuuta (Edinburgh) – Disjunctivism and Cartesian Idealisation Mazviita Chirimuuta is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. Her current research interests include philosophy of perception, philosophy of neuroscience, and history of the mind/brain sciences. …

Emma Borg – In Defence of Individual Rationality

Event Date: 25 April 2022 Room 22 – 26 University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Emma Borg (Reading) – In Defence of Individual Rationality Common-sense (or folk) psychology holds that (generally) we do what we do for the reasons we have. This common-sense approach is embodied in claims like “I went to the …

Jack Spencer – Vague Propositions and the Value of Truth

Event Date:21 March 2022 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Jack Spencer (MIT) – Vague Propositions and the Value of Truth Jack Spencer is Associate Professor of Philosophy at MIT. Before doing his PhD at Princeton, he studied philosophy and economics at University of Colorado, Boulder. Much of his research has …

Dawn Wilson – Reflecting, Registering, Recording and Representing: From Light Image to Photographic Picture

Event Date: 7 March 2022 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Dawn Wilson (Hull) – Reflecting, Registering, Recording and Representing: From Light Image to Photographic Picture Dawn Phillips studied at the University of Durham and wrote her PhD on Wittgenstein’s say-show distinction. She held philosophy positions at Kent, Cork, Southampton, Oxford, …

Andrew Huddleston – Aesthetic Beautification

Event Date: 21 February 2022 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Andrew Huddleston (Warwick) – Aesthetic Beautification Aesthetic beautification is a familiar artistic phenomenon: Even as they face death, heroes and heroines in operas still sing glorious music. Characters in Shakespearean tragedies still deliver beautifully eloquent speeches in the throes of …

Rachel Cristy – Commanders and Scientific Labourers: Nietzsche on the Relationship Between Philosophy and Science

Event Date: 31 January 2022 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Rachel Cristy (KCL) – Commanders and Scientific Labourers: Nietzsche on the Relationship Between Philosophy and Science Rachel Cristy is a Lecturer in Philosophy at King’s College London. She received her PhD in Philosophy from Princeton University and held a postdoctoral …