Work in Progress Seminar, Spring 2023

Talks are on Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 in the ninth floor lounge (US), or the philosophy common room (UK and the Commonwealth).

For more information, please contact Alex Byrne

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    WIP: Gareth Norman

    “Communication, Competences and Kinds."

    Abstract: This is a ground-clearing exercise to underpin a project on the metaphysics of natural languages. I characterise two popular conceptions. First, is what I call the communication contract conception; where an NL is a collection of rules…

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    WIP: Katie Zhou

    “First-Person Authority, Expressivism, and Gender”

     will argue that our concept of gender is inextricably linked up with that of expression. This has the consequence that we have a privileged first-personal relation to our gender identities that resembles the first-personal relation we have to…

March 23, 2023
  • WIP: Chris Dorst

April 6, 2023
  • WIP: John Hill

April 13, 2023
  • WIP: Kevin Dorst

April 27, 2023
  • WIP: Jessica Heine

May 4, 2023
  • WIP: Tyler Brooke-Wilson

May 11, 2023
  • WIP: Eliot Watkins