University of Reading Visiting Speaker Sessions

Autumn Term 2020 [Online]
Platform: MS Teams
Thursdays 2-4pm

Talk details will be continuously updated on this page.

10 minutes into the talk, guests will no longer be permitted entry.

If you have any questions, email j.grindrod@reading.ac.uk.

To access the talks, just click here.

Date Speaker Title Abstract
1st Oct Fiona Woollard (Southampton) Why Is Having a Baby like Running a Marathon? Gendered Embodied Reproductive Achievements and Philosophical Analyses of Achievement abstract

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8th Oct Luke Elson (Reading) Desires, Indeterminacy, and the Basic Belief
15th Oct Michael Bevan (Oxford) On Behalf of a Syntactic Theory of Necessity
22nd Oct Stacie Friend (Birkbeck) Criticising Misrepresentation in Fiction and Non-fiction abstract
29th Oct Jennifer Morton (Chapel Hill) Resisting Pessimism Traps: The Limits of Epistemic Resilience
5th Nov READING WEEK
12th Nov Daniel Layman (Davidson) Republican Liberty as Liberty within Rights abstract
19th Nov Alex Grzankowski (Birkbeck) Emotions are not representations, they are dispositions
26th Nov Havi Carel (Bristol) Epistemic Injustice in Illness
3rd Dec Ishani Maitra (Michigan LSA) tba
10th Dec Erik Carlson (Uppsala) Every Drop Matters – The Significance of Tiny Contributions