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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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Wed 23 Nov, '22
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
Wed 18 Jan, '23
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
Fri 24 Feb, '23
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WMA talk
R0.04
Wed 8 Mar, '23
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
A0.23
Wed 26 Apr, '23
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Offer Holder Lunch
Near to L5 (Sciences Concourse)

Colleagues are invited to attend a buffet lunch for our UG applicants with offers for 2023 entry. We have a core team of colleagues and students already, but anyone else who is around campus that day is warmly welcome to join in the fun.

Wed 3 May, '23
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
A0.23
Wed 7 Jun, '23
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The History of Political Thought and Contemporary Politics: A Warwick Postgraduate Symposium
S0.17

The symposium will be an opportunity for some PhD students working on continental political philosophy to discuss their works with peers and other members of the staff.

It will take place in room S0.17 on the 7th of June, from 3pm to 7pm. Thanks to the Philosophy Student Events fund, the symposium will be followed by a wine reception!

Everyone is more than welcome to join.

Wed 14 Jun, '23
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
Wed 26 Jul, '23
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Philosophy Graduation Day
Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre
Wed 11 Oct, '23
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
S0.13
Thu 16 Nov, '23
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Metaethics Reading Group
S2.77

The metaethics reading group is a venue for those interested in metaethics to talk through metaethics papers (either contemporary or classic) that are relevant to their work - whether that be for an undergraduate essay/dissertation or postgraduate/professional research. We meet regularly to talk through a paper suggested by a member of the group.

If you are interested please email k.a.surgener@warwick.ac.uk to be added to our mailing list.

 

Fri 17 Nov, '23
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💬Trans Student Experience Workshop
Milburn House

We encourage student who identify as trans and want to explore and share their experiences at university, particularly in terms of mental health and wellbeing, to sign up for this workshop led by Dorian, the Trans Officer for the SU. The numbers are currently low, so if you want to contribute to changes to how university supports students who identify as trans, please do sign up to make the event happen! Please also share within your networks if you can!

 

Please note that this event is only open to members of the trans community.

Sun 19 Nov, '23
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Chalking around Campus
Piazza

For Trans Day of Remembrance, you can join in creating chalk art on the pavements around campus and placing commemorations of trans and gender-diverse lives lost in the past year. This event is open to anyone, and materials will be provided!

Mon 20 Nov, '23
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Trans Day of Remembrance
Piazza

For Trans Day of Remembrance, we are holding a vigil to remember trans and gender-diverse lives lost to transphobic bigotry and violence in the past year. There will be speeches and reading of names at the Piazza. This event is open to anyone and please note that traditional candles will not be used during this event, but feel free to bring battery-powered lights or signs.

 

Finally, we encourage everyone to read up on resources to learn more about being trans. Warwick Pride has a vast number of resources available for anyone to read and the University of Warwick website also has a dedicated page for students who identify as trans. We also encourage everyone to reach out to Warwick Wellbeing to get support if you are struggling. Warwick Wellbeing offers drop-in brief consultations as well as longer-term support if needed.

Wed 22 Nov, '23
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
S0.13
Wed 6 Dec, '23
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Philosophy Christmas Lecture 'Myself and my selfie.'
L3

Wednesday 6th December, 5 - 7pm

2023 Philosophy Christmas lecture: 'Myself and my selfie.'

Speaker: Professor Heather Widdows (Philosophy Department, University of Warwick

Where: L3 Sciences Concourse

With responses by:

  • Ben Campion (PhD student)
  • Kaylei Vernon (UG student, 3rd year PPL)
  • Erin Doherty (UG student 3rd year PPE)

Everyone is welcome!

Nibbles and drinks included!

Wed 17 Jan, '24
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
Wed 17 Jan, '24
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Department meeting
Wed 24 Jan, '24
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Graduate Studies Committee
Thu 25 Jan, '24
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Metaethics Reading Group
S1.50

The metaethics reading group is a venue for those interested in metaethics to talk through metaethics papers (either contemporary or classic) that are relevant to their work - whether that be for an undergraduate essay/dissertation or postgraduate/professional research. We meet regularly to talk through a paper suggested by a member of the group.

If you are interested please email k.a.surgener@warwick.ac.uk to be added to our mailing list.

 

Wed 31 Jan, '24
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Education Committee
Wed 7 Feb, '24
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Graduate Studies Committee
Thu 8 Feb, '24
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Metaethics Reading Group
S1.50

The metaethics reading group is a venue for those interested in metaethics to talk through metaethics papers (either contemporary or classic) that are relevant to their work - whether that be for an undergraduate essay/dissertation or postgraduate/professional research. We meet regularly to talk through a paper suggested by a member of the group.

If you are interested please email k.a.surgener@warwick.ac.uk to be added to our mailing list.

 

Wed 14 Feb, '24
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Philosophy Teaching Away Day
Wed 21 Feb, '24
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Equality and Welfare Committee
Thu 22 Feb, '24
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Metaethics Reading Group
S2.77

The metaethics reading group is a venue for those interested in metaethics to talk through metaethics papers (either contemporary or classic) that are relevant to their work - whether that be for an undergraduate essay/dissertation or postgraduate/professional research. We meet regularly to talk through a paper suggested by a member of the group.

If you are interested please email k.a.surgener@warwick.ac.uk to be added to our mailing list.

 

Wed 28 Feb, '24
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Staff WiP seminar
S2.77

Chenwei Nie

Title: ‘White Queen Irrationality’.

Wed 28 Feb, '24
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Philosophy Department Staff Meeting
S0.13
Wed 6 Mar, '24
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Education Committee
Thu 7 Mar, '24
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Metaethics Reading Group
S2.77

The metaethics reading group is a venue for those interested in metaethics to talk through metaethics papers (either contemporary or classic) that are relevant to their work - whether that be for an undergraduate essay/dissertation or postgraduate/professional research. We meet regularly to talk through a paper suggested by a member of the group.

If you are interested please email k.a.surgener@warwick.ac.uk to be added to our mailing list.

 

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