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UC Davis Department of Philosophy

1998-1999 Colloquia

Philosophy Department

1240 Social Sciences and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Phone: (530) 752-0607

Fax: (530) 752-8964

Spring, 1999

Picture of John FischerApril 7
John M. Fischer
University of California, Riverside
"Responsibility and Self-Expression"
UCLA LogoMay 26
Seana Shriffren
University of California, Los Angeles
"Harm and Its Moral Significance"

Winter, 1999

Picture of Gideon YaffeJanuary 11
Gideon Yaffe
University of California, San Diego
(Now at the University of Southern California)
"Locke on Free Agency"
Camera MalfunctionJanuary 15
Lisa Downing
University of Pennsylvania
(Now at the University of Illinois, Chicago)
"The Status of Mechanism in Locke's Essay"
Picture of Lisa ShabelJanuary 22
Lisa Shabel
Rutgers University
(Now at The Ohio State University)
"Kantian Intuitions of Geometric Objects"
Picture of Earl ConeeFebruary 3
Earl Conee
Rochester University
"Heeding Misleading Evidence"
Picture of Helen HattabFebruary 5
Helen Hattab
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(Now at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
"Laws of Nature as Secondary Causes: Descartes's Account of the Causes of Motion"
Picture of Peter HyltonFebruary 8
Peter Hylton
University of Illinois, Chicago
"Reference, Ontological Relativity, and Realism"
Picture of Mark RichardFebruary 10
Mark Richard
Tufts University
"Intensional Transitives, or: Fear and Loathing on a Unicorn's Trail"
Picture of Michael SmithMarch 15
Michael Smith
Australian National University
"Five Not-Much-Discussed Problems for Non-Cognitivism in Ethics"

Fall, 1998

Picture of John HaugelandOctober 23
John Haugeland
University of Pittsburgh
(Now at the University of Chicago)
"Originary Intentionality"
Picture of Scott SoamesOctober 28
Scott Soames
Princeton University
"What is it for a General Term to be a Rigid Designator?"
Picture of Hartry Field November 13
Hartry Field
New York University
"A Prioricity as an Evaluative Notion"
Picture of Susan Stark November 13
Susan Stark
UC Davis (Visiting 1998-99)
(Now at Bates College)
"Virtue and Emotion"