MITing of the Minds 2022

Composed of talks by department faculty and graduate students of past and present.

Thursday, January 27th
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET

Friday, January 28th
10:30 AM – 5:30 PM ET

The Stata Center, 32-D461

This year’s MITing of the Minds is the eighteenth annual MIT philosophy alumni conference. The conference will showcase recent work in a variety of areas of contemporary philosophy. Presentations will be accessible to a broad audience.

Talks will be held in-person for MIT affiliates only. If you would like to participate virtually, please email Eliot or Sophie for the conference zoom link.


Thursday, January 27th

1:00 PM Social

1:30 PM Ryan Doody, “Dice Ex Machina”
Comments by: Jonathan Fiat

3:00 PM Break

3:30 PM Ned Hall, “Respectful Deflationism”
Comments by: Kelly Gaus

5:00 PM Break

5:30 PM Jessica Heine, “Character and Contact”
Comments by: Alex Byrne

Friday, January 28th

10:30 AM Social

11:00 AM Michele Odissea Impagnatiello, “The Phenomenal Theory of Personal Identity”
Comments by: Stephen Yablo

12:30 PM Break

2:00 PM Sofia Ortiz-Hinojosa, “A Dream to Know Everything: On Curiosity and Pursuing Irrational Questions”
Comments by: Sonia Maria Pavel

3:30 PM Break

4:00 PM Kieran Setiya, “What is a Right?”
Comments by: Bennett Eckert

5:30 PM End of Conference