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UC Davis Department of Philosophy

2004-2005 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

Fall, 2004

Picture of George Berkeley October 8

Zoltán Szabó, Cornell University

"Sententialism and Berkeley's Master Argument"
(Portrait of George Berkeley)
Picture of Branden Fitelson October 22

Branden Fitelson
UC Berkeley

"The Paradox of Confirmation"

Picture of David Sedley Hesperia Lectures
David Sedley
University of Cambridge
"Recollection and Forms in Plato,
Phaedo 74-76
November 4
"The Argument"
November 5
"Originals and Copies"

Picture of Martha Nussbaum November 19

Martha Nussbaum
University of Chicago

"Capabilities and Disabilities: Beyond the Social Contract"

Picture of Alex Mourelatos November 22

Alexander P.D. Mourelatos
University of Texas, Austin

"Intrinsic and Relational Properties of Atoms in the Democritean Ontology"

Winter, 2005

Picture of Lex Newman January 7

Lex Newman
University of Utah

"Locke's Idea of Mechanism"
Picture of Susan Haack January 14

Susan Haack
University of Miami

"One Truth, or Many Truths? Yes, and Yes"
Picture of Daniel Nolan January 21

Daniel Nolan
University of St. Andrews

"Platitudes and Metaphysics"
Picture of Alan Nelson January 28

Alan Nelson
University of California, Irvine

"Thought Unlimited"
Picture of David Braun February 4

David Braun
University of Rochester

"Empty Names, Mythical Names, Fictitious Names"
Picture of Jonathan Vogel February 11

Jonathan Vogel
Amherst College

Picture of Aaron Garrett February 18

Aaron Garrett
Boston University

"Virtuous Circles: Hume on Character and Moral Qualities"
Picture of Jan Szaif March 4

Jan Szaif
UC Davis (Visiting)

"Plato on Truth and Conceptual Representation"
Picture of Louise Antony April 8

Louise Antony
The Ohio State University

"Is 'Non-Conceptual Content' Content?"
Picture of James Van Cleve April 22

James Van Cleve
Brown University and the University of Southern California

"Rates of Passage"
Picture of Rachel Barney Hesperia Lectures
Rachel Barney
University of Toronto
"The Shoemaker and the Good:
Plato and Aristotle on Practical Reasoning"
May 5
"Deliberation and the Form of the Good"
May 6
"The Function Argument"

Picture of Jamie Dreier May 13

James Dreier
Brown University

"Boundless Good"
Picture of Ed McCann May 16

Edwin McCann
University of Southern California

"Hume's Theory of Personal Identity in Contexts"