PhilSoc Lecture Series 2014/15
Lectures take place every Thursday at 6:15 pm in Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 3. Our lectures are FREE to members and £2 for non-members. We also sell PhilSoc memberships at all of our lectures if you decide you would like to become a member. Doors open from 6pm and we suggest that you arrive 5-10 minutes early.
There is an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the lecture. We usually meet in the Greenmantle after our lectures for food and discussion with the speaker and you are very welcome to join us.
September 18th: TBC
September 25th: Dr. Alasdair Isaac, University of Edinburgh.
Interests: Philosophy of Psychology, Mental representation
October 2nd: Open-Mic Philosophy (No Lecture)
Location: The Cabaret Bar, Pleasance; 8pm until Midnight.
October 9th: Dr. Tom Cochrane, University of Sheffield
Interests: Aesthetics, Ethics, Philosophy of Mind
October 16th: Prof. Alan Weir, University of Glasgow.
Interests: Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics
October 23rd: Dr. Elizabeth Fricker, University of Oxford.
Interests: Epistemology, Testimony, Philosophy of Mind
October 30th: Prof. Andrew Pickering, University of Exeter
Interests: Technology, Philosophy of Science, Social Theory
November 6th: Dr. John Michael, Central European University
Interests: Theory of Mind, Embodied Cognition, Mental Concepts
November 13th: Prof. David Cooperr, Durham University
Interests: Virtue Aesthetics, History of Philosophy, Environment
November 20th: Dr. Debbie Roberts, University of York
Interests: Value Theory, Metaethics, Moral Psychology
January 15th: Refrehers' Week Debate
Location: Dropkick Murphy's; 8pm-9:30pm
January 22nd: Prof. Helen Beebee, University of Manchester
Interests: Metaphysics, Hume, Philosophy of Science
January 29th: Dr. Victoria Harrison, University of Glasgow
Interests: Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology, East Asian Philosophers
February 5th: Dr. Adam Carter, University of Edinburgh
Interests: Virtue Epistemology, Epistemic Externalism, Cognition
February 12th: Prof. Jessica Brown, University of St. Andrews.
Interests: Epistemology, Philosophical Methodology
February 20th: Reading Week. Speaker TBC.
February 27th: Dr. David James, Warwick University.
Interests: German Idealism, Rousseau, Political Philosophy
March 6th: TBC
March 13th: TBC
March 29th: Annual General Meeting. Details TBC
March 27th: TBC