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Time and place: Aug. 10, 2020Aug. 12, 2020, University of Oslo

This course will bring students up to date with recent developments in morphology and pragmatics and show how convergences between these two areas of linguistics are being explored in current work.

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Time and place: July 10, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

We will be discussing a draft of ‘Engineering Generic Judgements’ by Mirela Fus.

Time and place: July 7, 2020 12:00 PMJuly 8, 2020 3:15 PM, Ryle Room, Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford

Many philosophers conceive of properties in higher-order terms, in part because untyped conceptions are threatened by a version of Russell's paradox. Nonetheless, untyped conceptions of properties remain attractive, not least because of their greater expressive power.

Time and place: June 23, 2020June 24, 2020, GM 652, University of Oslo
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Time and place: June 19, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

We will be discussing a draft of ‘The Perception/Cognition Distinction’ by Anders Nes, Sebastian Watzl, and Kristoffer Sundberg.

Time: June 16, 2020 9:30 AM5:00 PM
Time and place: June 12, 2020June 13, 2020, University of Oslo
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Time and place: June 10, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

Dr. Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr., is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Roberts is Director of Columbia University’s Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS), Associate Professor of History and Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences. He writes, teaches, and lectures widely on African-American history, medical and public health history, urban history, issues of policing and criminal justice, and the history of social movements.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: June 9, 2020 10:15 AM12:00 PM, GM 652
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Time and place: June 5, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

We will be discussing a draft of ‘The Bodily Theory of Pain’, by Erlend Owesen of the University of Cambridge.

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Time and place: June 3, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Auditorium 2

Robert A. Aronowitz is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Aronowitz is the Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences and chair, History and Sociology of Science, at the University of Pennsylvania. His main areas of research are the history of 20th century disease, epidemiology, and population health.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: June 2, 2020June 3, 2020, GM 652, University of Oslo
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Time and place: May 28, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

We are very pleased to announce that Karen Margrethe Nielsen, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: May 27, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

Terrence W. Deacon is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. 

Time and place: May 26, 2020May 29, 2020, Univerersity of Oslo

The course is cancelled, but will hopefully be rescheduled for a later date.

This course will provide a general introduction to the main approaches within just war theory and explore in detail several contested issues under debate. Instructors will be Professor Jeff McMahan (Oxford), Lars Christie (Oxford, Oslo), Greg Reichberg (PRIO). 

 

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Time and place: May 22, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

We will be discussing a draft of Max Kippersund’s paper on ‘Illusory Conjunctions, a New Puzzle for Naïve Realism’.

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Time and place: May 18, 2020 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 652

Seminar series on philosophy of applied mathematics

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Time and place: May 14, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

We are very pleased to announce that Elisabeth Schellekens Dammann, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Uppsala, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: May 12, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Møterom 452, Georg Morgenstiernes hus
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Time and place: May 12, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Online

"Why environmental philosophers should be ‘buck-passers’ about value"

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Time and place: May 8, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

We will be discussing a draft of Joey Pollock’s paper ‘Content Internalism and Conceptual Engineering’.

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Time and place: May 5, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Online

"Taking Blameworthiness out of Blame"

 

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Webinar in Zoom
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2020 1:15 PM2:00 PM, Online

Kerstin Reibold (Arctic University of Norway), "Climate Change and Indigenous Rights"

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Time and place: Apr. 24, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

We will be discussing a draft of Keith Wilson’s paper ‘Individuating the Sense(s) of Smell: Orthonasal and Retronasal Olfaction’.