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Philosophy Program
RSSS, ANU
Seminar Papers - 2008

The following papers were given in 2008. David Chalmers was convenor during this year.

Seminar Papers in 2008

Tuesday, December 16th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Henry Richardson (Georgetown)
Estlund's Promising Account of Democratic Authority
Thursday, December 4th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Dimitria Gatzia (Akron)
Martian Colors
Thursday, November 27th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Alex Rosenberg (Duke)
Explaining Adaptation, Complexity and Diversity: Is Darwinism the Only Game in Town?"
Thursday, November 20th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh)
Experimental Semantics
Thursday, November 13th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Magdalena Balcerak (ANU)
Experience, Self-Knowledge, and the Synthetic A Priori
Thursday, November 6th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Terry Horgan (Arizona)
The Phenomenal Intentionality Research Program
Thursday, October 23rd, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside)
Acting Contrary to One's Professed Beliefs
Thursday, October 16th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Brendan Jackson (RSSS)
Are Ontological Debates Merely Verbal Disputes?
Thursday, October 9th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Christian Barry (ANU/CAPPE)
Making Sense of the Doing/Allowing Distinction
Thursday, October 2nd, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Sydney Shoemaker (Cornell)
On What We Are
Thursday, September 25th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Jonathan Schaffer (ANU)
Spacetime the One Substance
Thursday, September 18th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Berit Brogaard (ANU/Missouri)
Primitive Knowledge Disjunctivism
Thursday, September 11th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Christopher Gauker (Cincinnati)
Perception as the Representation of Perceptual Similarity
Thursday, September 4th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Michael Titelbaum (ANU/Wisconsin)
Not Enough There There: Reasons, Evidence, and Language Invariance
Thursday, August 28th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Kenny Easwaran (ANU/USC)
Probabilistic Proofs and Transferability
Thursday, August 21st, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Jossi Berkowitz (Sydney)
Newcomb's Problem: A Dilemma for Decision-Makers
Thursday, August 7th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Andrew McGonigal (Leeds)
The Possibility of Aesthetic Duty
Thursday, July 31st, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Boris Kment (Michigan)
Causation: Nomic Sufficiency and Difference-Making
Thursday, July 3rd, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Nicholas Shea (Oxford)
Methodology in the Scientific Study of Phenomenal Consciousness
Thursday, June 26th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Katalin Farkas (Central European University)
Rigid Designation and the Necessity of Identity
Thursday, June 19th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room B
Trenton Merricks (Virginia)
Truth and Freedom
Thursday, June 5th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Richard Boyd (Cornell)
Why (Most) Human Sociobiology isn't Really Biology
Thursday, May 29th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Houston Smit (Arizona)
Kant on Cognition and Things in Themselves
Thursday, May 22nd, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Andy Egan (Michigan)
Projectivism Without Error
Thursday, May 15th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Rachael Briggs (MIT)
Dogmatism and Decisions
Thursday, May 8th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Luca Moretti (Sydney)
Wright-Okasha's Argument for the Inexistence of the World
Thursday, May 1st, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Alan Hajek (RSSS)
Arrows and Haloes: Probabilities, Conditionals, Desires and Beliefs
Thursday, April 24th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Lina Eriksson (RSSS)
Rationality, Explanation and Theory Evaluation: Why the Debate about Rational Choice Theory is So Confused
Thursday, April 17th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Anjan Chakravartty (Toronto)
Ontological Priority as a Basis for Structural Realism
Thursday, April 10th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Albert Atkin (Macquarie)
What do Sceptics Presuppose?
Thursday, April 3rd, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room E
Josh Parsons (Otago)
Assessment-Contextual Indexicals
Thursday, March 27th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Michael Moore (Illinois)
Semantics, Metaphysics, and Objectivity in the Law
Thursday, March 13th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Larry Temkin (Rutgers)
Exploring Transitivity
Thursday, March 6th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Alexander Paseau (Oxford)
Hilbert, Godel, and Non-Deductive Reasoning in Mathematics
Thursday, February 28th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Fiona Macpherson (ANU/Glasgow)
Disjunctivism, Self-Knowledge and Anton's Syndrome
Thursday, February 21st, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Frank Jackson (ANU/Princeton/La Trobe)
Expressivism and Disagreement
Thursday, February 14th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Michael Smith (Princeton)
The Second-Person Standpoint
Thursday, February 7th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Marcus Hutter (ANU)
On Universal Induction and Intelligent Agents
Thursday, January 31st, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Alan Hajek and Michael Smithson (ANU)
Rationality Requires Imprecise Credences
Thursday, January 24th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Larry Shapiro (Wisconsin)
The Science Behind Multiple Realizability
Tuesday, January 15th, 4:00pm
Coombs Seminar Room C
Roger White (MIT)
Evidential Symmetry and Mushy Credence