Metaphysics of Agency

Timothy O’Connor (Indiana University)

March 13 – 17, 2017

Renwen Building
Renmin University of China
Time: 2-5 p.m.

Lecture 1: The Static Image of Reality (March 13) – Room TBD

Lecture 2: The Dynamic Image of Reality (March 15) – …

Causation

Laurie Paul (University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill)

March 28 – April 1, 2016

Renwen Building
Renmin University of China
Time: 2-5 p.m.

Lecture 1: Counterfactuals and Causation (March 28) – Room 600
Basic methodological issues, underlying semantics for …

Moral Psychology in Chinese Thought

Edward Slingerland (University of British Columbia)

June 2-5, 2015

600 Renwen Building
Renmin University of China
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, June 2
Moral Spontaneity, Trust and the Paradox of Virtue

Lecture 1 PPT

Many early Chinese thinkers had …

Modality

Justin Clarke-Doane (Columbia University)

May 2015

Date / Time: May 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 (2-4:30 pm)
Location: Varies (see below)

(Lecture 1) Modal Metaphysics (May 18) – 600 Renwen
Parent, Ted. “Modal Metaphysics,” The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Available …

Scientific Explanation

Paul Thagard (University of Waterloo)

May 12-14, 2015

600 Renwen Building
Renmin University of China
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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