Graduate Conference 2014

The University of Toronto Philosophy Department Graduate Conference will take place on Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Centre for Ethics, Room 200, Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON.  Click here for a map of the location.

Conference Schedule  (as of April 9, 2014)

All talks to be given in Larkin Building Room 200

Thursday, May 1st

10am-11:15am: “Dutch Book Arguments Repragmatized” by Rima Basu, University of Southern California

Commentary by Kevin Kuhl and Robin Gainer

 11:15am-12:15pm: “Testifying” by Edward Nettel, University College, London

 Commentary by Dominic Alford-Duguid and Matthew Siebert

 12:15pm-2:15pm: Lunch

2:15pm-3:15pm: “Epistemicism, Paradox, and Conditional Obligation” by Ivan Hu, University of Texas at Austin

 Commentary by James Davies and Eric Shoemaker

 3:15pm-4:45pm: “Expressivism and the Problem of Intentionality” by Anandi Hattiangadi, St. Hilda’s College, University of Oxford

Commentary by Dominic Alford-Duguid and Jonathan Payton

5pm-7pm: Reception at Jackman Humanities Building, Rooms 417 and 418 (all are invited)


Friday, May 2nd

10am-11:15am: “Confronting the Authority Problem for Subordinating Speech” by Michael Barnes, Georgetown University

Commentary by Steven Coyne and Charles Dalrymple-Fraser

11:15am-12:15pm: “On a Proposal About the Content of Moral Explanatory Claims” by Andrea Viggiano, Cornell University

Commentary by Jonathan Payton and Anderson Christie

12:15pm-2:15pm: Lunch

2:15pm-3:15pm: “These Boots Were Made for Strapping” by Cory M. Davia, University of California, San Diego

Commentary by Josh Brandt and Kevin Persaud

3:15pm-4:45pm: “Metaethics for Relativists” by J. David Velleman

Commentary by Luke Roelofs and Benjamin Wald

6pm: Dinner (for invited guests) at “The Host” at 14 Prince Arthur Avenue