Contacts

Patrick Jory
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)
Book, Education, Knowledge, Learn

Two Sides of Positional Goods

18 August 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Daniel Halliday (University of Melbourne)
Cro-Magnon Man Communicating

The Evolution of Non-Natural Meaning

15 August 2017 3:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Josh Armstrong (University of California, Los Angeles)
(de) Hume, David - http://europeana.eu/portal/record/92062/BibliographicResource_1000126168611.html. Österreichische Nationalbibliothek - Austrian National Library - http://www.bildarchivaustria.at/TELRequest.aspx?p_ImageID=8927351. Public Domain - http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Hume on the Cultivation of Moral Capacities

14 August 2017 10:00am12:00pm
Presented by Anik Waldow (University of Sydney)
(de) Wollstonecraft, Mary - http://europeana.eu/portal/record/92062/BibliographicResource_1000126050784.html. Österreichische Nationalbibliothek - Austrian National Library - http://www.bildarchivaustria.at/TELRequest.aspx?p_ImageID=4107106. Public Domain - http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Dignity, Cartesian Metaphysics, and Women’s Rights, 1650-1750

14 August 2017 10:00am12:00pm
Presented by Jacqueline Broad

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
Merle Thornton; Photo by Michelle Smith, The Age

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
World Philosophy Day logo

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)