Colloquia, Conferences & Workshops
The campus community and interested public are welcome at all Philosophy Department sponsored colloquia, conferences and workshops.
- Susanna Schellenberg, Rutgers
- David Landy, San Francisco State University: Explanation and Personal Identity in the Appendix to Hume's Treatise
- Gayle Salamon, Princeton University: Gender Essentialism and Eidetic Inquiry
- Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Duke University: Implicit Moral Attitudes
- Paul Lee : The Greeks had a word for it: thumos
- Jonathan Ellis: UC Santa Cruz: Motivated Reasoning, Heavy and Light
Noa Latham, University of Calgary: Meditation and Self-Control
- Imogen Dickie, University of Toronto: Proper Names: Transition to the End Game
- Casey O'Callaghan, Washington University in St. Louis: The Multisensory Character of Perception
- Samantha Matherne, UC Santa Cruz: Ernst Cassirer's Philosophy of Physics
- Shelley Wilcox, San Francisco State: Immigration Justice in Nonideal Circumstances
- Eric Schwitzgebel, UC Riverside: The Moral Behavior of Ethics Professors
- Paul Roth, UC Santa Cruz: Reviving Philosophy of History
- Abe Stone, UC Santa Cruz: Why Does Space Have More than One Dimension?
- Rebecca Kukla, Georgetown: The Sedimentation of Bias in Medical Institutions
- Fabrizzio McManus Guerrero, Unversidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico: Neuro-Biological Explanations of Sexual Orientation and Their Counter-explanations
- Felipe De Brigard, Duke: The Explanatory Indispensability of Memory Traces
- Ned Block, NYU: Conscious, Preconscious, Unconscious
- Mikkel Willum Johansen, University of Copenhagen: Material and Social Conditions for the Development of Mathematics
- Becko Copenhaver, Lewis & Clark College: Berkeley on the Language of Nature and the Objects of Vision
- Otávio Bueno, University of Miami: Seeing with a Microscope
- Seth Yalcin, UC Berkeley: Epistemic Modality De Re
- Ric Otte, UC Santa Cruz: Skeptical Theism and the Problem of Evil
- Kyle Robertson, UC Santa Cruz: Humility as Virtue
- Jorge Hankamer, UC Santa Cruz: Definiteness (in Danish) How the morphology of Definiteness interacts with the Syntax and Semantics of Nominal Phrases
- Carlos Sanchez, SJSU: A truth that matters: Alain Badiou after Ortega y Gasset
- Neil Sinhababu, National University of Singapore: Desire's Explanations
- Jonathan Kaplan, Oregon State University: Turning Social Categories into Biological Realities: 'Race' made biological
- Daniel Guevara, UC Santa Cruz: Has Traditional Ethical Theory Been Made Defunct by Kahneman and Tversky's Prospect Theory
- Rasmus Winther, UC Santa Cruz: "Free to Universalize or Bound by Culture? Philosophy in a Multicultural Context" Conference
- Roger White, MIT: "What's so Bad about Bootstrapping?"
- Scott Gilbert, Biology, Swarthmore College: "We are all lichens: How symbiosis research has reconstituted a new realm of individuality"
- Maeve Cooke, University College Dublin, Ireland: Social Freedom
- Warren Sack, Digital Arts & New Media, UCSC: Narrative Intelligence
- Abe Stone, UC Santa Cruz: Workshop in Phenomenology
- Daniel Guevara (Philosophy, UC Santa Cruz), Claudio Campagna (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz), Ronnie Lipschutz (Politics, UC Santa Cruz), Daniel Press (Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz): Conservation in No Man's Land
- Daniel Guevara, UC Santa Cruz: Kant Conference
- Colin Koopman, University of Oregon: Pleasure and Parrhesia in Foucault's Self-Transformative Ethics
- Paul Horwich, NYU: Wittgenstein's Metaphilosophy
- Hans Sluga, UC Berkeley: From Normative Theory to Diagnostic Practice
- Kevin Cahill, University of Bergen, Norway: Some Reflections on the Dreyfus-McDowell Debate
- Jose Ruiz, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain: On Two Types of Evidence of Something Necessary
- Eugen Zelnack, Catholic University, Ruzomberok, Slovakia: Who Should Characterize the Nature of History?
- John MacFarlane, UC Berkeley: A Puzzle About Modal Necessity
- Justin Tiwald, San Francisco State University: The Confucian Stance on the Practice of Rights-Claiming
- Sally Sedgwick, University of Illinois at Chicago: Reason and History: Kant versus Hegel
- Peter Hylton, University of Illinois at Chicago: Ideas of a Logically Perfect Language in Analytic Philosophy
- Thomas Ricketts, University of Pittsburgh: Inference, Semantics, and Formal Rigor in Frege
- Adam Sennet, University of California, Davis: Defining Unarticulated Constituents
- Krista Lawlor, Stanford University: Assurance as Action: Themes from Austin and a suggestion from Wittgenstein's "On Certainty"
- Elaine Landry, University of California, Davis: Recollection in Plato's "Meno": Method, Myth or Necessary Hypothesis?
- David Carr, Emory University: On the Concept of Experience
- Doug Hutchinson, University of Toronto: Socrates in prison, again: a second 'Second Apology' in P.Köln205
- Alyssa Ney, University of Rochester: Mass, Charge, and the Rest
- Ásta Kristjana Sveinsdóttir, San Francisco State University: Human Kinds as Conferred Kinds
- Kirk Sanders, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana: Further reflections on Socrates' trial (and guilt), with special reference to Xenophon as a source