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Saturday, February 21, 2009

At the University of California, Los Angeles, Dodd Hall, Room 121

Breakfast 9:30 - 10:00, in Dodd Hall, 399

 The Presentations start at 10:00, in Room 121:

    "Simple Persistence" 

     Presenter:  Bradley Rettler, Notre Dame University
     Commentator: Geoff Georgi, USC 
     Chair: David Friedell, UCLA 
     10:00 - 11:05  

                                                                 

     "New York is Just New York" 
     Presenter: Joe Hedger, Arizona State University 
     Commentator: Lewis Powell, USC 
     Chair: Cecilia Stepp, USC 
     11:15 - 12:20 
 
  

     "In Defense of Invariantism About Moral Responsibility" 
     Presenter: Brandon Warmke, Florida State University     
     Commentator: Stephen White, UCLA 
     Chair: Alida Liberman, USC 
     12:30 - 1:35 
 

 Lunch 1:35 - 2:30, in Dodd 399

 
     "What is an Indefinite Totality?"
 
     Presenter: Tim Button, Cambridge and Harvard University 
     Commentator: Eileen Nutting, UCLA 
     Chair: Tim Doyle, UCLA 
     2:30 - 3:35     
  


    
"Many, But Almost Holmes?" 
     Presenter: Briggs Wright, University of Texas at Austin 
     Commentator: Eduardo Villanueva, USC 
     Chair: Andrew Jewell, UCLA. 
     3:45 - 4:50 
 
 
 

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stephen Yablo 

   Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

      5:00 - 7:00 

 

Reception to follow in Dodd 399        

 


 Co-Sponsored by:

  • USC's:
    • College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, through the Graduate Professionalization Initiative Award;
    • School of Philosophy
    • GPSS

 and by:

  • UCLA's - Department of Philosophy