Practical Reasoning Seminar: Spring 2014

Friday 10 January 2014
Practical Reasoning Seminar Spring 2014 Programme POSTER 20 Jan [NB 5:30pm start] Justin Snedegar (St Andrews) Reasons, Oughts, and requirements Abstract :  3 Feb Jonathan Way (Southampton) What is Good Reasoning? 3 Mar Ursula Coope (Oxford) Aristotle on Skill: a Power that is Both Rational and Productive 17 Mar Christian List (LSE) What matters and how it matters: a choice-theoretic representation of moral theories (joint work with Franz Dietrich) 24 Mar [NB Room 246] David Owens (Reading) Habitual Agency

LEM Forum: Spring 2014

Thursday 9 January 2014
LEM Logic, Epistemology & Metaphysics Forum Spring 2014 Programme Tue 21 Jan Alastair Wilson, University of Birmingham Metaphysical Causation Absract Tue 4 Feb Allan Hazlett, University of Edinburgh What Does “Epistemic” Mean? Tue 18 Feb Zoe Drayson, University of Stirling Cognitive penetration: why do some top-down effects matter more than others? Tue 4 Mar Eleanor Knox, King’s College London Spacetime Structuralism or Spacetime Functionalism? ADMISSION FREE. ALL WELCOME.

LAF Forum: Spring 2014

Thursday 9 January 2014
IP London Aesthetics Forum Supported by the British Society of Aesthetics Admission Free. All Welcome. SPRING 2014: Wed 15 Jan, 4.00pm Room 246, second floor, Senate House, WC1 Adam Toon (Exeter) What can philosophers of science learn from philosophers of fiction? Abstract: . Wed 19 Feb 2014 4.30pm, Room 102 Gabriel Greenberg (UCLA) Reference and Predication in Pictorial Representation Abstract . Wed 26 Feb 2014 4.00pm, Room 246 Peter Kivy (Rutgers)  . Fri 14 Mar 2014 10.00am-6.00pm, G22/26

JOB: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Thursday 19 December 2013
Please find a link to the Postdoctoral Research Fellow Job Advertisement based at the Centre for the Study of the Senses (CenSes) at the Institute as part of the Rethinking the Senses project. Deadline Mon 13 January 2014.

Annual Call for Conference Proposals: Normativity

Thursday 19 December 2013
CALL FOR CONFERENCE PROPOSALS Pdf version . Normativity Proposals are sought from UK philosophy departments (not including University of London) to organise a one or two day philosophy conference on a topic in the following area of philosophy: Normativity The conference will be financially supported by the Institute, who will also provide the venue. Proposals – of no more that three pages – should contain: - a clear rationale for the theme or topic chosen; - a list of possible speakers; - a draft budget, including likely accommodation needs;

Colloquium: Shunga & Philosophy, Thurs 19 Dec

Wednesday 11 December 2013
Colloquium: Shunga & Philosophy Thursday 19 Dec, 10.00am - 5.00pm The Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum 10.00  Introduction 10.15  Dr. Hans Maes (University of Kent) ‘What’s in a Name? Shunga, Erotic Art and Pornography’ 10.45  Dr. Simon Fokt (University of St Andrews) 'For Whom is Shunga Art?' 11.15  Discussion (chair: Prof. Andrew Gerstle, SOAS) 11.45  Lunch 13.15  Dr. Emily Caddick-Bourne (Cambridge University) & Dr. Craig Bourne (University of Hertfordshire)

Probabilities, Propensities and Conditionals Seminar: 2013/14

Monday 9 December 2013
IP Seminar Probabilities, Propensities and Conditionals Programme 2013/14 5.15pm, Room 243, second floor, Senate House, WC1 Autumn 2013 Tue 29 Oct Dorothy Edgington, Birkbeck College Credence, Chance, and Conditionals Tue 26 Nov Philip Dawid, Cambridge University Individual Risk: Does it Exist? Tue 10 Dec Richard Bradley, LSE Counterfactuals and Chances Spring 2014 Tues 28 Jan Luke Fenton-Glynn, UCL Unsharp Best System Chances Tues 25 Feb Charlotte Werndl, LSE Deterministic and Indeterministic Modelling: Underdetermination and Indirect Evidence

IP CenSes Seminar: Jens Christiansen and Thor Grünbaum on A Common Representation of Spatial Features drives Action and Perception: Grasping and Judging Object Features within Trials, Thurs 5 Dec

Thursday 5 December 2013
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF THE SENSES Thurs 5 Dec, 5.00pm IP CenSes Seminar: Room 243, Senate House, second floor, WC1 Jens Christiansen (Copenhagen) and Thor Grünbaum (Copenhagen) presenting a paper of their joint work entitled A Common Representation of Spatial Features drives Action and Perception: Grasping and Judging Object Features within Trials Abstract

LAF Forum: Hong Yu Wong on Seeing, Seeing as, and Seeing in, Wed 4 Dec

Friday 29 November 2013
Wed 4 Dec, 4.00pm IP London Aesthetics Forum Room 243, second floor, Senate House, WC1 Seeing, Seeing as, and Seeing in Hong Yu Wong (Tubingen) Supported by the British Society of Aesthetics Abstract: LAF Series Autumn 2013: Admission Free. All welcome. . Forthcoming events of the Institute appear here: End Announcement.