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WMA Graduate Research Seminar, 2023/2024

Research seminar run in conjunction with the WMA Research Centre and open to all philosophy postgraduate students.
If you would like to receive email notifications about the seminar, please email h dot lerman at warwick dot ac dot uk
 
In Summer Term the seminar will take place on Wednesdays, weeks 4-7 and 9, at 14:00-16:00, in room S1.39.
 

In preparation for MindGrad we will dedicate the first 3 sessions to 3 papers by Matt Soteriou and the following 2 session to background reading for Lea Salje's talk.

Week 4: Matt Soteriou, ‘Determining the Future’ [pdf]

Week 5: Matt Soteriou, ‘The past made present: Mental time travel in episodic recollection’ [pdf]

Week 6: Matt Soteriou, ‘Waking Up and Being Conscious' [link]

Week 7: Eli Alshanetsky, Articulating a Thought, Introduction [link] and Chapter 2 'A Puzzle' [link]

Week 9: Alex Byrne, 'Knowing that I'm thinking' [link]

 

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Thu 3 Nov, '22
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Metaethics Reading Group
S2.77

Emily Bassett leading on Horgan and Timmons “Gripped by Authority”

Thu 17 Nov, '22
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Metaethics Reading Group
S2.77

Oscar North-Concar leading, paper TBD

Thu 1 Dec, '22
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Metaethics Reading Group
S2.77

Sara Gorea leading, paper TBD

Wed 18 Jan, '23
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Reading Group: 'Afflictions of Mind'
S0.52
Thu 19 Jan, '23
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Metaethics Reading Group

TBD

Wed 1 Feb, '23
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Reading Group: 'Afflictions of Mind'
S0.52

Addiction: 'Responsibility Without Blame for Addiction' by Hanna Pickard

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/philosophy/research/researchcentres/wma/graduates/afflictionsofmind/

Thu 2 Feb, '23
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Metaethics Reading Group
Thu 23 Feb, '23
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Metaethics Reading Group
Wed 1 Mar, '23
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Reading Group: 'Afflictions of Mind'
S0.52

Delusion: 'De-rationalising Delusions' by V. Bell, N.Raihani and S. Wilkinson

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/philosophy/research/researchcentres/wma/graduates/afflictionsofmind/

Thu 9 Mar, '23
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Metaethics Reading Group
Wed 15 Mar, '23
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Reading Group: 'Afflictions of Mind'
S0.52
Tue 10 Oct, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Tue 10 Oct, '23
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Philosophy Encounters Theology Reading Group
S1.50

W2 - What is Theology? Paul Tillich, Systematic Theology, V1, Introduction.

Please get in touch with Benedikt (Vaclav.Loula@warwick.ac.uk) to register your interest, or rock up at the designated time if you feel like joining fellow-minded seekers of wisdom to break (intellectual) bread with.

 

Tue 17 Oct, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Tue 24 Oct, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Tue 24 Oct, '23
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Philosophy Encounters Theology Reading Group
S1.50

W4 - First use of the term (excerpts)

Plato - Republic, Aristotle - Metaphysics, Cicero - De natura Deorum, Augustine - De Civitate Dei (on Varro)

Please get in touch with Benedikt (Vaclav.Loula@warwick.ac.uk) to register your interest, or rock up at the designated time if you feel like joining fellow-minded seekers of wisdom to break (intellectual) bread with.

Tue 31 Oct, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Tue 7 Nov, '23
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Philosophy Encounters Theology Reading Group
S1.50

W6 - Early Christianity: Faith and Reason (excerpts)

Paul the Apostle - 1 Corinthians 1&2, Celsus - On the True Doctrine, Tertullian - On the Prescriptions of Heretics, Augustine - De Civitate Dei.

Please get in touch with Benedikt (Vaclav.Loula@warwick.ac.uk) to register your interest, or rock up at the designated time if you feel like joining fellow-minded seekers of wisdom to break (intellectual) bread with.

Thu 9 Nov, '23
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Heidegger Reading Group
FAB1.37

“Hello everyone, this is Haley Burke and Fridolin Neumann, both PhD students working on, among other things, Heidegger and phenomenology. We would like to invite you to our Heidegger Reading Group, which meets weekly on Thursday from 12.30-2 p.m. in FAB1.37 (one of the open rooms).

If you would like to join, just click the link for our WhatsApp group or contact Frido or Haley: https://chat.whatsapp.com/FAmvZPPO5j2LidB4473dEL; Fridolin.Neumann@warwick.ac.uk, Haley.Burke@warwick.ac.uk.”

Tue 14 Nov, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Thu 16 Nov, '23
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Heidegger Reading Group
FAB1.37

“Hello everyone, this is Haley Burke and Fridolin Neumann, both PhD students working on, among other things, Heidegger and phenomenology. We would like to invite you to our Heidegger Reading Group, which meets weekly on Thursday from 12.30-2 p.m. in FAB1.37 (one of the open rooms).

If you would like to join, just click the link for our WhatsApp group or contact Frido or Haley: https://chat.whatsapp.com/FAmvZPPO5j2LidB4473dEL; Fridolin.Neumann@warwick.ac.uk, Haley.Burke@warwick.ac.uk.”

Tue 21 Nov, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Tue 21 Nov, '23
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Philosophy Encounters Theology Reading Group
S1.50

W8 - Theology as an academic discipline (excerpts)

Boethius - On the Holy Trinity, Aquinas - Selection from works

Please get in touch with Benedikt (Vaclav.Loula@warwick.ac.uk) to register your interest, or rock up at the designated time if you feel like joining fellow-minded seekers of wisdom to break (intellectual) bread with.

Thu 23 Nov, '23
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Heidegger Reading Group
FAB1.37

“Hello everyone, this is Haley Burke and Fridolin Neumann, both PhD students working on, among other things, Heidegger and phenomenology. We would like to invite you to our Heidegger Reading Group, which meets weekly on Thursday from 12.30-2 p.m. in FAB1.37 (one of the open rooms).

If you would like to join, just click the link for our WhatsApp group or contact Frido or Haley: https://chat.whatsapp.com/FAmvZPPO5j2LidB4473dEL; Fridolin.Neumann@warwick.ac.uk, Haley.Burke@warwick.ac.uk.”

Tue 28 Nov, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Thu 30 Nov, '23
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Heidegger Reading Group
FAB1.37

“Hello everyone, this is Haley Burke and Fridolin Neumann, both PhD students working on, among other things, Heidegger and phenomenology. We would like to invite you to our Heidegger Reading Group, which meets weekly on Thursday from 12.30-2 p.m. in FAB1.37 (one of the open rooms).

If you would like to join, just click the link for our WhatsApp group or contact Frido or Haley: https://chat.whatsapp.com/FAmvZPPO5j2LidB4473dEL; Fridolin.Neumann@warwick.ac.uk, Haley.Burke@warwick.ac.uk.”

Tue 5 Dec, '23
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Non-ideal Epistemology Reading Group
FAB1.37

If you’d like to join the reading group on Robin McKenna’s Non-Ideal Epistemology please email Heather and Nadine.

The group will be Tuesday mornings 11-12 in FAB1.37. The group will start in week 2 and will run in weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Each week we will read one chapter (happily the book has eight chapters).

Everyone welcome, no specialist knowledge required.

Contact: Heather & Nadine

Tue 5 Dec, '23
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Philosophy Encounters Theology Reading Group
S1.50

W10 - Inventing Modern Natural Theology

Herbert, Lord Cherbury - De Veritate, Descartes - selections from Meditations, Locke - Selections from Essay and A Letter Concerning Toleration.

Please get in touch with Benedikt (Vaclav.Loula@warwick.ac.uk) to register your interest, or rock up at the designated time if you feel like joining fellow-minded seekers of wisdom to break (intellectual) bread with.

Thu 7 Dec, '23
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Heidegger Reading Group
FAB1.37

“Hello everyone, this is Haley Burke and Fridolin Neumann, both PhD students working on, among other things, Heidegger and phenomenology. We would like to invite you to our Heidegger Reading Group, which meets weekly on Thursday from 12.30-2 p.m. in FAB1.37 (one of the open rooms).

If you would like to join, just click the link for our WhatsApp group or contact Frido or Haley: https://chat.whatsapp.com/FAmvZPPO5j2LidB4473dEL; Fridolin.Neumann@warwick.ac.uk, Haley.Burke@warwick.ac.uk.”

Mon 8 Jan, '24
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Heidegger Reading Group
FAB1.05

Heidegger Reading Group

We are happy to announce that the Heidegger Reading Group will continue in term 2! This time, we will read a couple of Heidegger’s essays, starting with “What is Metaphysics?” today. We will decide on the other readings successively, but they will for example include ‘On the Essence of Ground’ and the ‘Letter on Humanism’. Everybody is invited to join. Additionally, we will stream the reading group via Microsoft Teams so that Haley Burke can join from Texas; if you cannot attend in person and would like to participate online as well, please get in touch with Frido.

 

Time: every Monday during term, 5-6.30 p.m. (08. January – 11. March 2024)

Location: FAB1.05

Contact: fridolin.neumann@warwick.ac.uk

 

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