Contacts

Dr Peter Evans

Spinoza on Harmony and Concord, or, why "the absence of war is not the same as peace"’.

1 June 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Challis Professor of Philosophy, Prof. Moira Gatens (University of Sydney)
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Developing thinking capacity in children: the role of Philosophy for Children

18 May 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Keith Topping (University of Dundee)
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Developing Thinking Capacity in Children: The role of Philosophy for Children

18 May 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Public lecture by Professor Keith Topping, from the University of Dundee. Organised in collaboration with the UQ School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry and the UQ School of Education.
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Nothing but the Truth? Cognitive Bias in Forensic Reporting

15 May 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Workshop on the complex issue of cognitive bias in forensic reporting, with Catherine Skellern, Peter Ellerton, Karen Healy and Benjamin Dighton. Organised in collaboration with the HEAL (Health, Ethics and Law) Discussion group.
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Causal Footprints in Quantum Data

11 May 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Sally Shrapnel (University of Queensland)

Bex, Lies and Truth-tables

4 May 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Rod Girle

The Experience of Time and the Bihemispheric Brain

27 April 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor William Grey

Newton’s Epistemic Triad

20 April 2018 12:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Kristen Walsh (University of Nottingham)
PLEASE NOTE TIME AND VENUE DETAILS

Justifying Scientific Realism: Forget About “The No-Miracles Argument”

16 April 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Michael Devitt (City University of New York)
PLEASE NOTE THE TIME AND VENUE DETAILS

PATRICIA PICCININI – DISCUSSION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE ALIVE?

25 March 2018 11:30am1:30pm
PATRICIA PICCININI – DISCUSSION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE ALIVE?

Suffering’s double disclosure and the structure of normality in experience

23 March 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by James N. McGuirk (Nord University)

I can't get no satisfaction: the concepts we need to reconstruct arguments in applied math

9 March 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Nic Fillion (Simon Fraser University)

Love Letting: Recognising Sexual Difference as the Basis of a New ‘Praxis’ and ‘Ethos’ of Love

9 March 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Presented by Nathan Pickels (Confirmation PhD milestone)

Dimensions of Vulnerability

13 February 2018 11:00am11:30am
Michael Hearn PhD confirmation

Is There a Need for a New, an Environmental Metaphysic

2 February 2018 10:00am10:30am
Confirmation milestone

Wise Trust

24 November 2017 6:00pm8:00pm

Posthuman Child and the Diffractive Teacher: Decolonising the Nature/Culture Binary

16 November 2017 3:30pm5:00pm
World Philosophy Day Public Lecture

Three Wise Women

16 November 2017 1:30pm3:00pm
A Panel Discussion

Women and Public Space

16 November 2017 11:30am1:00pm
A symposium presented by PhD students from HAPI

World Philosophy Day 2017

16 November 2017 11:30am5:00pm
Ethics, Epistemology, Education and Institutions

The Strategy of the Quasi-Cause

20 October 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Jason Cullen (UQ)

Feminist Evolutionisms: Theories of Creativity, Change and Connection

6 October 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Dr Karin Sellberg (IASH, UQ)

The Dark Side

22 September 2017 3:00pm5:00pm

What is it to Rethink the Enlightenment?: Between History and Philosophy

8 September 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Martyn Lloyd (University of Queensland)

Dwelling in Carceral Space

1 September 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt University)

Why fish do not feel pain: insights from neuroscience

25 August 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Brian Key (School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland)
Book, Education, Knowledge, Learn

Two Sides of Positional Goods

18 August 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Daniel Halliday (University of Melbourne)
Fortitudo, Spinoza

Imagining Fortitudo

17 August 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
Joint event with the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, presented by Susan James (Birkbeck College)
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The Evolution of Non-Natural Meaning

15 August 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Josh Armstrong (University of California, Los Angeles)
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Dignity, Cartesian Metaphysics, and Women’s Rights, 1650-1750

14 August 2017 10:00am12:00pm
Presented by Jacqueline Broad
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Hume on the Cultivation of Moral Capacities

14 August 2017 10:00am12:00pm
Presented by Anik Waldow (University of Sydney)

Undoing Bayle’s Scepticism: Astell’s Critique of the Pensées Diverses

11 August 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Jacqueline Broad (Monash University)

What can bouncing oil droplets tell us about quantum mechanics?

4 August 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Peter Evans (The University of Queensland)

Žižek’s Dialectical Materialism – The Corollaries of Immanent Transcendence

28 July 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Christopher Boerdam (Confirmation)

Truth, synthesis and unity

9 June 2017 10:00am11:00am
Presenter: Alain Guillemain (Milestone)
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Ghosts of Eugenics’ Past: Some Discourses on “Childhood” and Race

2 June 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Joanne Faulkner (University of New South Wales)

Philosophy Seminars

30 May 2017 12:30pm1:30pm
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In Defence of Tropes as Abstract Particulars

26 May 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Anthony Fisher (University of Manchester)
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Emotional enlightenment: Kant on love and the beautiful

19 May 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze (UQ)
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Philosophy and Film

12 May 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Damian Cox (Bond University), Thomas Wartenberg (Mount Holyoke College, USA) & Jane Stadler (UQ)
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A critical study of the hermeneutics of home/alien experience via the generative phenomenology of Husserl

12 May 2017 10:00am10:30am
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Hora Zabarjadisar
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The Ethics of Digital Piracy

28 April 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Hugh Breakey (Griffith University)
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Should the Batsman Walk: Identifying Common Interest in the Sport of Cricket

13 April 2017 10:00am10:30am
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Anthony Cupitt
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Two Approaches to Belief Revision

7 April 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Ted Shear (UQ)
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Journal capture and the dominance of analytic philosophy

31 March 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dr Joel Katzav (UQ)
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Seeing, Feeling, Doing: Obstetric ultrasound, abortion and the politics of empathy

24 March 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Catherine Mills (Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University)
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Phase Transitions: A challenge for reductionism?

17 March 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Patricia Palacios (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy)
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Negative Results, Limited Results, and Real Life Catastrophes in the Experimental Work of Robert Boyle

10 March 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Jack MacIntosh (University of Calgary)
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Transparency and the First Person

16 December 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Andre Gallois (Syracuse University, NY)
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Ethics, Politics and Cinema

2 December 2016 10:00am5:00pm
A Visual Politics Research Symposium
Speakers: Carl Plantinga, Robert Sinnerbrink, Marguerite La Caze, Damian Cox, Paolo Magagnoli
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Ethical Restoration after Oppressive Violence: a multidisciplinary roundtable on atonement and redress

1 December 2016 10:00am5:00pm
Speakers: Dr Magdalena Zolkos (ACU, Sydney), Dr Annie Pohlman (UQ), Dr Daniel Brennan (Bond), Ms Elese Dowden (UQ), Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze (UQ)
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Three Wise Women

17 November 2016 6:00pm7:30pm
A panel discussion on philosophy as a way of life
Part of World Philosophy Day 2016
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Sex, Feminism and Philosophy of Life

17 November 2016 4:00pm5:30pm
World Philosophy Day Public Lecture
Part of World Philosophy Day 2016
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Camus as a way of life: the surfer, the gamer and the guillotine

17 November 2016 2:00pm3:30pm
A Roundtable conversation
Part of World Philosophy Day 2016
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World Philosophy Day 2016

17 November 2016 12:00pm8:00pm
Philosophy as a Way of Life
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Dr Who, facebook, and Kim Kardashian!

17 November 2016 12:00pm1:30pm
A symposium on pop culture and philosophy
Part of World Philosophy Day 2016
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Tastes of Arendt: A Symposium

8 November 2016 12:00pm4:00pm
An interdisciplinary event hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
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Spinoza on human freedom: deliberation and the delusion of free will or choice

4 November 2016 1:00pm1:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Jason Tillett
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If we could get an ought from an is, could we get a must from an ought

3 November 2016 1:00pm1:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Peter Shaw
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Questions and Connectives

28 October 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dr Roderic Girle (UQ)
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You say potato, I say potato: can definition debates be worthwhile?

21 October 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dr Toby Meadows (UQ)
Professor Lars Hertzberg

Master Class presented by Professor Lars Hertzberg: "Language is Things We Do"

20 October 2016 1:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Professor Lars Hertzberg (Åbo Akademi University), Atkins Visiting Professor in Philosophy 2016
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Ethics as We Talk it

14 October 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Professor Lars Hertzberg (Åbo Akademi University), Atkins Visiting Professor in Philosophy 2016
Professor Lars Hertzberg

Master Class presented by Professor Lars Hertzberg: "Language is Things We Do"

13 October 2016 1:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Professor Lars Hertzberg (Åbo Akademi University), Atkins Visiting Professor in Philosophy 2016
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Explaining Temporal Qualia

7 October 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dr Matt Farr (UQ)
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Hermeneutical study of refugee identity: Hermeneutical injustice, social integrity failure and extremism

7 October 2016 1:00pm2:00pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Hora Zabarjadi Sar
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Aristotle and the Uniqueness Thesis

16 September 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Brennan K. McDavid (Ormond College, The University of Melbourne)
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Aesthetic Values in Science

9 September 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dr Milena Ivanova (Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig Maximillian Universität)
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Ethical Eating

2 September 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor William Grey (UQ)
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Merleau-Ponty, Foucault and Praxis

26 August 2016 2:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Darcy Burgin
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Woman and the Other

26 August 2016 9:00am9:30am
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Sameema Zahra
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Desire, Emotion, and Attention

19 August 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Neil Sinhababu (National University of Singapore)
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Function and design

12 August 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Gregory Bamford
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A Philosophical Account of Self-Destruction

12 August 2016 2:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Grace Campbell
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How to argue for and against abstracta

5 August 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dan Marshall
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Causal Modelling for Republicans

5 August 2016 2:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by George Nguyen
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Rethinking Eudaimonism in Greek and Neo-Aristotelian Ethics

29 July 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Professor Iakovos Vasiliou (CUNY)
Dario Perinetti

Hume, recognition and the self

18 July 2016 11:00am1:00pm
Presented by Professor Dario Perinetti (Universite du Quebec a Montreal)
Otavio Bueno

The Epistemology of Modality and the Epistemology of Mathematics

1 July 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Professor Otavio Bueno (University of Miami)
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Converging on Quietism

3 June 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dr John Atkins (UQ)
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Nietzsche’s relational conception of life, art and reality

27 May 2016 3:00pm3:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Riccardo Carli
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The other Side of the Other: Val Plumwood and Emmanuel Levinas

6 May 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Dr Frances Gray (UQ)
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The problem of directive moral education

29 April 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Michael Hand
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The Other Side of the Chiasm

15 April 2016 2:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Mark Cutler
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Arendt, Peirce and Unger on the Necessities and Possibilities of Political Thought and Action

15 April 2016 1:00pm1:30pm
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Katherine Diserens
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Reconciling the Impossible: Forgiveness and Grief in Rwanda, New Zealand and Australia

15 April 2016 11:00am11:30am
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Elese Dowden
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Lucid Inquiry: a critical eco-pragmatist framework of education

15 April 2016 10:00am10:30am
Confirmation milestone seminar presented by Simone Thornton
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A Liability Model of Moral Responsibility

18 March 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Keith Hankins
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Robinson Crusoe and the Epistemologists

11 March 2016 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Rod Girle (UQ)
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Ethical Restoration after Oppressive Violence: a multidisciplinary roundtable on maintaining and restoring trust

30 November 2015 10:00am5:00pm
Speakers: Dr Simone Drichel (Otago, NZ), Dr Stephen McLaughlin (Griffith), Dr Anne Brown (UQ), A/Professor Marguerite La Caze (UQ), Professor Roland Bleiker (UQ)