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Trinity College Dublin Philosophy Colloquium

Michaelmas Term 2019

The Colloquium meets most Mondays during term 4-6pm in room 5012 of the Arts Building (level 5). All welcome!

NOTE: On Monday 23rd September 2019 the colloquium will take place at 7pm in the Long Room Hub

Date Speaker Title
09 September No Colloquium due to it being the first week of term
16 September Dr Daniel Vazquez (Barcelona)

'Before the Creation of Time in Plato's Timaeus'

23 September

David Albert (Columbia University)

'The Problem of the Direction of Time'

30 September Margaret Hampson (TCD) 'The Learner’s Motivation and the Structure of Habituation in Aristotle'
07 October

Donnchadh O'Conaill (Fribourg)

'The Problems of Universals'

14 October

Achille Varzi (Columbia)

'Ontology: Material vs. Formal'

21 October No Colloquium due to it being Study Week
28 October

No Colloquium due to Bank Holiday

04 November Simon Hewitt (Leeds) 'Defending an apophatic reading of Aquinas'
11 November

Vasilis Politis

'Why cannot essences, or Forms, be perceived by the senses?'

18 November

Sophie Keeling (Edinburgh)

'Doing Something for a Reason and Self-Awareness'

25 Novemberl No Colloquium due to it being the last week of term

Previous Terms

Hilary Term 2019

The Colloquium meets most Mondays during term 5-7pm in room 5012 of the Arts Building (level 5). All welcome!

Date Speaker Title
21 January No Colloquium due to it being the first week of term
28 January Thomas Vogt (University of South Carolina)

“What does chemistry bring to the table? – Sketches of a philosophy of chemistry”

04 February

Johnny Lyons (Trinity College Dublin)

‘The “history” of political philosophy’

11 February Lizzy Ventham (Trinity College Dublin) To be confirmed
18 February

Kirsten Walsh (University of Exeter)

‘Newton’s metaphysics in practice’

25 February

Kristina Musholt (Leipzig University) 

‘On the normative dimension of folk psychology’

04 March No Colloquium due to it being Study Week
11 March

Agnieszka Rostalska (Ghent University)

‘What makes one an authority? Nyāya's reference to current epistemology of testimony'

18 March No Colloquium due to it being St. Patrick's weekend
25 March

Philip Ehrlich (University of Ohio)

‘Cantorian and non-Cantorian theories of finite, infinite, and infinitesimal numbers and the unification thereof’

01 April

Justin Vlasits (Tuebingen University)

‘Aristotle on the hunt for essence’

08 April No Colloquium due to it being the last week of term

Michaelmas Term 2018

Colloquium

Michaelmas Term 2017

Colloquium

Hilary Term 2017

Colloquium

Michaelmas Term 2016

Colloquium