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April 2018

The Early Modern Philosophy Conference (Day 1)

April 7 @ 10:30 pm - April 8 @ 1:00 am

FRIDAY, APRIL 6 (DAY ONE)DODD HALL – ROOM 399 3:30 – 5:15 PM: Stephen Zylstra (Toronto), Spinoza, Emanation and Formal Causation 5:15 – 6:15 PM: Reception

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The Early Modern Philosophy Conference (Day 3)

April 8 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

SUNDAY, APRIL 8 (DAY THREE)DODD HALL – ROOM 3999:30 – 11:15 AM: Janelle DeWitt (Indiana), Feeling and Inclination: Rationalizing the Animal Within 11:15 – 1:00 PM: Stephen Engstrom (Pittsburgh), The Category of Substance

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The Early Modern Philosophy Conference (Day 2)

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - April 9 @ 1:00 am

SATURDAY, APRIL 7 (DAY TWO)DODD HALL – ROOM 399 9:30 – 11:15 AM: Karen Detlefsen (Penn), Du Châtelet’s Changing Views on Virtue and Vice 11:15 – 1:00 PM: Karolina Hübner (Toronto), Spinoza on Inference 1:00 – 2:00 PM: Lunch 2:00 – 3:45 PM: Ed McCann (USC), Conventionalism and Its Discontents: Locke’s Nominally RealEssences of Substances 3:45 – 5:30 PM: Peter Myrdal (Turku), Leibniz on Concepts

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Legal Theory Workshop: Thomas Scanlon (Harvard University, emeritus)

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

April 12, 2018 Thomas Scanlon, Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity, Emeritus, Harvard University UCLA School of Law, Room 1314 5:00 pm

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Colloquium: Michael Glanzberg (Northwestern University)

April 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Cognitive Roots of Adjectival MeaningMichael Glanzberg (Northwestern University)Friday, April 13th at 3:30 pmUCLA School of Law, Room 1430 ABSTRACT: In this paper, I illustrate a way that work in cognitivepsychology can  fruitfully interact withtruth-conditional semantics. A widely held view takes the meanings of gradableadjectives to be measure functions, which map objects to degrees on a scale.Scales come equipped with dimensions that fix what the degrees are. FollowingBartsch and Vennemann, I observe that this allows dimensions to play the roleof…

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The Minorities and Philosophy Workshop

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Southern California Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Workshop 10:30 – 11:15 amInstructor Diversity in Student EvaluationsSherri Lynn Conklin (UCSB) and Juliana Lima (UCSB) 11:15 – 12:00 pmInclusive PedagogyKim Johnston (UCLA) 12:00 – 01:00 pmLUNCH 01:00 – 01:45 pmThe Canon and its HistoryMilo Crimi (UCLA) 01:45 – 2:30 pmDisability, Bad Examples and Exclusions in the AcademyEsther Nikbin (UCLA) and Ally Peabody (UCLA)

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May 2018

Colloquium: Kate Manne (Cornell University)

May 19 @ 10:30 pm - May 20 @ 12:30 am

Kate Manne (Cornell University) Title TBA Friday, May 18 at 3:30 pm UCLA School of Law – Room 1457

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A Celebration of the Work of Calvin Normore and Brian P. Copenhaver

May 26 @ 10:30 pm - May 27 @ 12:30 am

A Celebration of the Installation of Calvin Normore as the Brian P. Copenhaver ChairFriday, May 25 at 3:30 pm UCLA School of Law, Room 1457  3:30 – 4:30 pmIn Praise of Medieval PhilosophyBrian P. Copenhaver (UCLA) 4:30 – 5:30 pmThe Enchantment of the RenaissanceCalvin Normore (UCLA) Reception to follow in the Shapiro Courtyard of UCLA’s Law School RSVPs are appreciated and can be sent to Julian Fischer at jfischer@humnet.ucla.edu.

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June 2018

Colloquium: Lucy O’Brien (UCL)

June 2 @ 10:30 pm - June 3 @ 12:30 am

Lucy O’Brien (University College London) Friday, June 1st at 3:30 pm UCLA School of Law – Room 1430

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UCLA Philosophy Department Commencement

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

The 2018 UCLA Department of Philosophy Commencement Time and Location TBA

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