THE BOSTON-AREA
PHILOSOPHY CALENDAR
2013–2014

Information on this Web site is gathered from the on-line sources to which entries are linked. Consult those sources for specifics of time and location.



OCTOBER 2013


Wednesday, October 2

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Dan W. Brock

“Physician-Assisted Suicide and End-of-Life Issues”


Tuesday, October 8

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

The Inaugural Human Rights & Social Justice Lecture

Thomas Pogge

“What Do Human Rights Demand of Us?”


Wednesday, October 9

Clark University Philosophy Department

Russell Jones

“Wisdom and Other Crafts in Plato’s Euthydemus 288”


Wednesday, October 9

Tufts University Philosophy Department

Vanita Gupta

“Civil Rights Lawyering in the Age of Mass Incarceration”


Friday, October 11—Saturday, October 12

Boston University Philosophy Department

BU Workshop on Late Modern Philosophy


Friday, October 11

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Daniel Korman

“Debunking Perceptual Beliefs About Ordinary Objects”


Wednesday, October 16

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Ann Jurecic

“Susan Sontag and the Representation of Suffering”


Thursday, October 17

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Gus Schumacher


Thursday, October 17

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Jonathan Schaffer

“Is There an Explanatory Gap between the Pointer and the Wave?”


Friday, October 18

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Imogen Dickie


Wednesday, October 23

Kant in Boston Reading Group


Monday, October 28

Tufts University Philosophy Department

Lucy Allais


Wednesday, October 30

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Dean Zimmerman

“Gratuitous Evils and Organic Unities”


Wednesday, October 30

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Richard Tuck



NOVEMBER 2013


Friday, November 1–Saturday, November 2

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Conference: “Blinding Science”


Friday, November 1

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Peter Godfrey-Smith

“What Do Generalizations of the Lewis Signaling Model Tell Us About Information and Meaning?”


Friday, November 1

Tufts University Philosophy Department

Bruno Ambroise

“From J. L. Austin to Ch. Travis: A Pragmatic Account of Truth?”


Wednesday, November 6

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Arthur Kleinman

“Social Suffering and Caregiving: The Ground of Moral Life”


Thursday, November 7

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Jamie Dreier

“Explaining the Quasi-Real”


Thursday, November 14

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Anna Stilz


Friday, November 15

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Jeremy Fantl

“What Is It To Be Happy That P?”


Friday, November 16

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Workshop on The Epistemology of Cognitive Penetrability


Wednesday, November 20

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Simon Critchley

“‘As One, in Suff’ring All, That Suffers Nothing’: On Hamlet


Wednesday, November 20

Kant in Boston Reading Group


Friday, November 22

Tufts University Philosophy Department

Karen Bennett



DECEMBER 2013


Wednesday, December 4

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Shelly Rambo

“The Afterlife of Trauma Theory”


Friday, December 6

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Catherine Wearing

“Understanding Metaphor and Imagined Worlds”


Friday, December 6

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Macalester Bell


Friday, December 6

Tufts University Philosophy Department

Ned Hall


December 9

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Conference: “Global Health”


Wednesday, December 11

Kant in Boston Reading Group



JANUARY 2014



Friday, January 24

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Christiana Olfert

“Rational Motivation in Aristotle”



FEBRUARY 2014


February 5

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Second Annual Kissel Lecture in Ethics

Larissa MacFarquhar


Thursday, February 6

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

The Leroy and Rita Rouner Memorial Lecture

Eleonore Stump

“The Problem of Suffering and the Desires of the Heart”


February 19

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Jeff Connaughton


February 20

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Rachana Kamtekar


Friday, February 28

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Julia Markovits

“Are There Categorical Internal Moral Reasons?”



MARCH 2014


March 6

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Jennifer Saul


March 7

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Meghan Sullivan


Wednesday, March 26

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Susannah Gottlieb

“W. H. Auden on History and Silence”


March 27

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Andrew Sullivan


Friday, March 29

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Annual Mini-Conference

“Hume and Causation”



APRIL 2014


April 3

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Jeff McMahan


April 4

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Tim Williamson


April 5

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Spring Mini-Conference: Hume


April 9

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Harry Frankfurt


Friday, April 11

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

David Lyons


April 17–18

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Whitehead Lectures

Michael Della Rocca


April 24

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Thomas Christiano



MAY 2014


May 2

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Pamela Hieronymi


May 9

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Tamar Gendler





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LINKS

Boston-Area Philosophy Mailing List

Boston College Philosophy Department

Boston College Department of Political Science

Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science

Boston University Ethics Reading Group

Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion

Boston University Philosophy Department

Brandeis University Philosophy Department

Clark University Philosophy Department

Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics

Harvard University Philosophy Department

Kant in Boston Reading Group

M.I.T. Philosophy Department

Neuphi

New England Consequentialism Workshop

Selected Lectures on Science and Engineering in the Boston Area

Tufts University Center for Cognitive Studies

Tufts University Philosophy Department



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