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WMA Graduate Research Seminar, 2017/2018

Research seminar run in conjunction with the WMA Research Centre and open to all philosophy postgraduate students.
 
In Summer Term the seminar takes place on Wednesdays, 14:00-16:00, in E0.23 (Soc Sci) weeks 1, 2-7.
 

Autumn Term 2017

Week 3: Z. Vendler, 'On What One Knows', Ch. 5 of Res Cogitans [pdf]

Week 4: B. Stroud, 'Perceptions of Colour and the Colours of Things', Ch. 6 of The Quest for Reality [link]

Beckground reading: B.Stroud 'Précis of The Quest for Reality' [link]

Week 5: J. McDowell, 'Colors as Secondary Qualities' [link]

Beckground reading: J. McDowell 'Reality and Colours: Comment on Stroud', part II [link]; B.Stroud 'Reply to John McDowell' [link pp.427-31]

Week 6: J.L. Austin, ‘Ifs and Cans’ [link]

Week 7: A. Kenny, Will, Freedom and Power, ch. 7 [pdf]

Week 9: M. Kalderon, 'Sound' sections 3.5- 3.7 [pdf]

Week 10: T. Crowther, 'In Touch with the Look of Solidity' [pdf].

 

Spring Term 2018

Week 1: Hornsby, J. 'Personal and Sub-Personal' [pdf]

Week 3: Boyle, M. 'Additive Theories of Rationality: A Critique' [pdf]

Week 5: Discussion with Laura Gow of her draft paper 'Perceptual Experience: Non-Relationalism without Adverbialism' [pdf].

Week 6: Discussion with John Michael of his draft paper 'What is the relationship between individual commitment and social commitment?' [pdf].

Week 7: Discussion with John Michael of his draft paper 'The Chains of Habit: Repeated Coordination in Joint Decision-Making Elicits a Sense of Commitment' [pdf]

Week 9: Discussion with Tom McClelland of his draft paper 'Seeing the forest for the trees: Scene perception and the admissible contents of perceptual experience' [pdf].

Week 10: Discussion with Tom McClelland of Bruineberg, Chemero, Rietveld's ‘General ecological information supports engagement with affordances for ‘higher’ cognition’ [pdf].

 

Summer Term 2018

Week 1: Discussion with Johannes Roessler of his draft paper 'The manifest and the philosophical image of perceptual knowledge' [pdf].

Week 3: Discussion with Johannes Roessler of Millar's paper 'How visual perception yields reasons for belief' [pdf].

Week 4: Discussion with Alison Fernandes of her draft paper 'Does the Temporal Asymmetry of Value Support a Tensed Metaphysics?' [pdf].

Week 5: Discussion with Alison Fernandes of Ch.7 of Prosser's Experiencing Time 'Moving Through Time, and the Open Future' [link].

Week 6: Discussion with Tom Crowther of his draft paper 'Verbs, Times and Objects' [pdf].

Week 7: Discussion with Tom Crowther of Velleman's 'So It Goes' [pdf].

Week 9: Discussion with Wayne Christensen of Silva et al. ‘Trading Perception and Action for Complex Cognition’ [pdf].

Week 10: Discussion with Wayne Christensen of his draft 'Memory systems and the control of skilled action' [doc].

  • Please note that this session will take place on Thursday, 12:00-14:00, room: S2.40.

 

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