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Trinity College Dublin Philosophy Colloquium

Hilary Term 2021

Joint TCD/UCC Philosophy Colloquium
                                      Sponsored by The Irish Philosophical Society

Time: Fridays, 2.30/3-4.30/5 p.m.
On Zoom


If you are not a member of any of the sponsoring bodies and wish to take part, please contact Adina Preda at Predaa@tcd.ie

For further information, please contact Sarah Smullen (philosophy@tcd.ie) or Adina Preda (Predaa@tcd.ie)

Date Speaker Title
February 5 (3.p.m.) Jenann Ismael (Columbia) Time and the Visual Imagination:  from physics to philosophy
February 12 (2.30 p.m.) Cara Nine (UCC)

Secession: Crafting Borders and Environmental Responsibility

February 19 (2.30 p.m.)

Alba Montes Sánchez (UCC)

Three Forms of Pride

March 5 (2.30p.m.) Maria Baghramian (UCD) Trust as a norm of science
March 12 (2.30 p.m.)

Jennifer Hawkins (Duke)

TBC

April 16 (3 p.m.)

Kristen Irwin (Loyola University Chicago)

What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Toleration?: A Baylean Account

April 23 (2.30 p.m.)

Showkat Ali (TCD)

TBC

Previous Terms

Michaelmas Term 2020

October – December 2020

The Colloquium meets most Mondays during term 4-6pm, online via Zoom for Michaelmas Term 2020. All welcome!

For further information, please contact Jessie Smith (philosophy@tcd.ie) or Adina Preda (predaa@tcd.ie)

Date Speaker Title Chair
5 January

Jesse Spafford (TCD)

‘Explanation, Justification, and Egalitarianism’

Adina Preda
19 October  Kian Mintz-Woo (UCC)

‘Progress without convergence’

Cara Nine
2 November Ittay Nissan (HUJ)

‘Attitudes to risk are complicated’

Cara Nine
16 November Saloni De Souza (UCL) TBA Adina Preda
30 November Michelle Panchuk (Murray State) TBA Adina Preda
7 December Rachel Handley (TCD)

In-Person – Thomas Davies Theatre, Trinity - Title TBA

 
14 December Sara Bernstein (University of Notre Dame) ‘Ways of Non-Being’ Cara Nine

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

For further information, please contact Sarah Smullen (philosophy@tcd.ie) or Vasilis Politis (vpolitis@tcd.ie)

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 (TCD)

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

18 November Kenneth Pearce (TCD)

'Knowing by Another’s Understanding: an early modern debate about knowledge, testimony, and faith'

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

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