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August 2017

Interested in the Parr Center?

August 24 @ 7:00 pm

Welcome to the 2017-2018 year! The Parr Center has an air of excitement as we impatiently await the return of our students and friends. This year we are hosting a student interest meeting on Thursday 8/24 at 7PM in Caldwell room #213. This meeting will be for those who wish to become more involved with the Parr Center and want to apply to the fellows program. We are looking for all kinds of students- especially with varying interests (including graphic…

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Speaker Series: Michael Della Rocca (Yale)

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Michael Della Rocca teaches at the Department of Philosophy at Yale University. His primary interests are in early modern (17th and 18th century) philosophy, especially the rationalist philosophers Spinoza. Michael also has a significant (non-philosophical) interest in the Mets. "Tamers, Deniers, and Me" This paper critically examines a prominent and perennial strategy -- found in thinkers as diverse as Kant and Shamik Dasgupta -- of simultaneously embracing the Principle of Sufficient Reason (PSR) and also limiting it so as to avoid certain apparently negative…

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November 2017

Speaker Series: John MacFarlane (Berkeley)

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In addition to Berkeley's Department of Philosophy, John MacFarlane is a member of the Group in Logic and the Methodology of Science and a co-organizer of the Meaning Sciences Club and the Townsend Center Working Group in the History and Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Science. Most of his work is in the philosophy of logic and language. Other research interests include metaphysics and epistemology, the philosophy of mathematics, philosophical logic, the history of logic, Frege, Kant, ancient philosophy (particularly Aristotle), and fiddlosophy.…

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February 2018

Speaker Series: Dmitri Gallow (Pittsburgh)

February 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dmitri Gallow (PhD, University of Michigan, 2014) is an assistant professor of philosophy.  His primary research interests lie in the philosophy of science, metaphysics, and epistemology.  He spends most of his time thinking about causation, chance, subjunctive conditionals, and the rational norms governing partial, or degreed, belief states.

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Speaker Series: Kate Manne (Cornell)

February 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kate Manne is an assistant professor of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University, where she's been teaching since 2013. Before that, she was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows from 2011 to 2013. Kate Manne did her graduate work at MIT from 2006 to 2011, with the generous support of a General Sir John Monash scholarship. She was an undergraduate at the University of Melbourne (her hometown), where she studied philosophy, logic, and computer science.

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March 2018

Speaker Series: Kristie Dotson (Michigan State)

March 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kristie Dotson received her M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Memphis. She also received a MA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Literature and a BA in African American Studies and English Literature from Coe College. Professor Dotson researches in epistemology, feminist philosophy (particularly Black feminism and feminist epistemology), and critical philosophy of race.

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