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February 2018

Colloquium: Brandon Terry (Harvard University)

February 17 @ 11:30 pm - February 18 @ 1:30 am

Critical Race Theory and the Tasks of Political Philosophy: Rawls, Romance and the Racial Contract Brandon Terry (Harvard University) UCLA School of Law, Room 1430

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Legal Theory Workshop: Sophia Moreau (University of Toronto)

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

February 22, 2018 Discrimination and Subordination Sophia Moreau, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Toronto UCLA School of Law, Room 1314 5:00 pm

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March 2018

The 2018 Moody Workshop in Medieval Philosophy: Ockham and his Milieu

March 3 @ 11:30 pm - March 4 @ 1:30 am

“Mental without the Mind: Ockham’s Radical Revolution”Peter King (University of Toronto)Dodd Hall, Room 399Friday, March 2nd at 3:30 pm Ockham and his MilieuThe 2017-18 Moody Workshop in Medieval PhilosophyFriday, March 2nd – Sunday, March 4th

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The 2018 Moody Workshop in Medieval Philosophy: Ockham and his Milieu

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - March 5 @ 1:30 am

Saturday, March 3 in Royce Hall, Room 306 10 AM – Jenny Pelletier (Leuven)What is Dominion?  Ockham and the Ontology of Lordship11:30 AM – Mikko Yrjönsuuri (Jyväskylä)Valid on Formal Grounds:  Burley, Ockham and Buridan2:00 PM – Magali Roques (Helsinki)Ockham’s Theory of Real Definitions3:30 PM – Graziana Ciola (UCLA) Relativa grammaticalia and the Regimentation of Latin in 14th Century Logic Ockham and his MilieuThe 2017-18 Moody Workshop in Medieval PhilosophyFriday, March 2nd – Sunday, March 4th

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The 2018 Moody Workshop in Medieval Philosophy: Ockham and his Milieu

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - March 6 @ 1:00 am

Sunday, March 4 in Royce 306 10 AM – André Martin (McGill) What can the Ockham/Chatton Debate tell us About Medieval Accounts of Consciousness? 11:30 AM – Josh Blander (The King’s College)Does Ockham have Priorities?2:00 PM – Tom Ward (Baylor)Ockham on Omnipotence, ‘Logical Impossibility’, and Hating God 3:30 PM – Chris Martin (Auckland)Suppose God Did Not Exist, or that the Eye were an Animal:  Impossible Positio and its Use by Scotus, Ockham and Chatton Discussants will include Milo Crimi (UCLA)…

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Legal Theory Workshop: Frances Kamm (Harvard University)

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

“Doing Death: The Ethics, Law, and Public Policy of Assisted Suicide” Frances Kamm, Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard University Thursday, March 8 at 5:00 pm UCLA School of Law, Room 1314

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Florian Fischer (Bonn University), “Powerful Persistence”

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

ABSTRACT: I will argue that we need to consider the ‘change-makers’ if we want to provide a comprehensive theory of persistence. The classical theories of persistence, endurantism and perdurantism in all their flavours, are content with avoiding the looming contradiction in the context of Leibniz’s Law. They do not account for how change is brought about. I argue that this is not sufficient to constitute a theory of persistence and I will introduce produrantism as a new access towards a…

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The USC-UCLA Graduate Philosophy Conference

March 18 @ 4:30 pm - March 19 @ 1:00 am

The USC-UCLA Graduate Philosophy Conference, featuring David Chalmers (New York University). Saturday, March 17th at the University of Southern California, in the Mudd Hall of Philosophy, Room 101. For more information, please see the attached schedule, or click here and here. Conference Schedule (Saturday March 17).pdf

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Legal Theory Workshop: Lewis A. Kornhauser (New York University)

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

March 22, 2018 Lewis A. Kornhauser, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law UCLA School of Law, Room 1314 5:00 pm

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April 2018

Colloquium: Rodrigo Guerizoli (UFRJ)

April 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

HOW HUMAN BEINGS GRASP NATURE: JOHN BURIDAN ON KNOWING SUBSTANCES Rodrigo Guerizoli (Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro) Wednesday, April 4 at 5:00 pm Dodd Hall – Room 399 Light refreshments will be served.

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