This Week's Colloquium:
Date: Friday, February 14th, 2020
Presenter: Andrew Kernohan, Dalhousie University
Title: "Reasons, Probabilities, and Hurricanes"
The colloquium is held every Friday beginning at 3:30 pm in Room 1130 of the Marion McCain Building (unless otherwise indicated). During the first hour a paper is presented. In the second hour, questions and discussion take place.
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Tyler Hildebrand’s article “Individuation and explanation: a problem for dispositionalism” has been published in Philosophical Studies
The video of Francoise Baylis's recent book launch for her monograph, Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing (Harvard UP) is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGvocYptluo
Erik Nelson (PhD), has had his book review of: "Alexander Livingston's Damn Great Empires!: William James and the Politics of Pragmatism" published in William James Studies.
Tyler Hildebrand's articla: "Platonic Laws of Nature” has been published in the Canadian Journal of Philosophy
Erik Nelson (PhD), has had his article: "What Frege Asked Alex the Parrot: Inferentialism, Number Concepts, and Animal Cognition" published in Philosophical Psychology
Two of our recent graduates, Caroline Vardigans (BA 2019) and MacGregor Malloy (MA 2017), have published an article co-authored with Letitia Meynell, “Breaking barriers to ethical research: An analysis of the effectiveness of nonhuman animal research approval in Canada” in Accountability in Research.
The question of Holocaust humour: 2019‑20 Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies to explore genocide, culture and comedy.