Theoretical Philosophy Work in Progress (TWiP) Seminar

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  • Trinity 2014 (convenor: Martin Pickup)

    Week 4
    JD Lafrance, Haecceities.
    Week 6
    Nick Jones, Nominalist Ontology, Realist Metaphysics.
    Week 8
    Simona Aimar, The Semantics of Causation.
  • Hilary 2014 (convenor: Martin Pickup)

    Week 2
    Alex Paseau, Modelling Formalisation: Semantic Proximity and Inferential-Role Preservation.
    Week 4
    Ralf Bader, Hyperintensional Equivalence.
    Week 6
    Jeff Russell, Monads for Epistemology and Decision Theory.
    Week 8
    Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra, On an Argument Against the Identity of Indiscernibles.
  • Michaelmas 2013 (convenor: Martin Pickup)

    Week 2
    Alastair Wilson, Metaphysical Causation.
    Week 4
    Josh Parsons, The Earth and the Aleph.
    Week 6
    Anna Marmodoro, Power Gunk in Anaxagoras.
    Week 8
    Ofra Magidor, Endurantism vs. Perdurantism?: a debate reconsidered.
  • Trinity 2013 (convenor: Lee Walters)

    Week 2
    Jean-David Lafrance, Some Theories of Location.
    Week 4
    Anna Mahtani,Dutch Books, Coherence, and Logical Consistency.
    Week 6
    Martin Pickup, A Theory of Persistence
    Week 8
    James Studd, How Universes Expand: Absolute Generality.
  • Hilary 2013 (convenor: Lee Walters)

    Week 1
    Alexander Paseau, Seven Similarity Theories of Properties.
    Week 4
    Charity Anderson, Putting Fallibilism to Work.
    Week 6
    Matt Parrott, Expressing First-Person Authority.
    Week 8
    Anandi Hattiangadi, Semantic Zombies.
  • Michaelmas 2012 (convenor: Antony Eagle)

    Week 1
    Nick Stang (University of Miami), ‘Kant on Nomic Necessity’.
    Week 4
    Jane Friedman, Inquiry and Agnosticism.
    Week 6
    Ellen Clarke, The Multiple Realisability of Biological Individuals.
    Week 8
    Brian Hedden, Time-Slice Rationality.
  • Trinity 2012 (convenor: Antony Eagle)

    Week 2
    David Etlin (Groningen), ‘Affective Beliefs, Cognitive Desires’.
    Week 4
    Ofra Magidor, The Myth of the De Se .
    Week 6
    Anna Mahtani, Dutch Books and the Theoretical Agent.
    Week 10
    Sam Cumming (UCLA), Creatures of Darkness
  • Hilary 2012 (convenor: Antony Eagle)

    Week 2
    Josh Parsons, The problem of imperative consequence.
    Week 4
    Nick Jones, Wiggins and Mackie (and Fine) on Essentialism.
    Week 6
    Jeff Sanford Russell, Possible Worlds and the Objective World.
    Week 8
    Lee Walters, The Identity and Distinctness of Fictional Characters.
  • Michaelmas 2011 (convenor: Antony Eagle)

    Week 2
    Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra, The Identity of Indiscernibles and Atoms, Vacua, Space and Time.
    Week 4
    Cian Dorr, Counterparts, chapter 1, A-theories and B-theories .
    Week 6
    Scott Sturgeon, Williamson’s Epistemology’.
    Week 7
    Oliver Pooley, Substantivalist and Relationalist Approaches to Spacetime.
  • Trinity 2011 (convenor: Antony Eagle)

    Week 5
    Ofra Magidor, The Pragmatic Approach.
    Week 6
    Corine Besson and Anandi Hattiangadi, Is Man the Measure of Mañana?.
  • Hilary 2011 (convenor: Antony Eagle)

    Week 2
    Lizzie Fricker, What is Testimony? Part Two—Events of Testifying.
    Week 4
    Antony Eagle, The Epistemic Significance of Agreement.
    Week 6
    Daniel Rothschild (with Nathan Klinedinst), Connectives without Truth Tables.
    Week 8
    Cian Dorr and John Hawthorne, Reference Magnetism.
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