Faculty Conference Presentations

Fabrizio Cariani

"Predictions and Modality"

  • University of St. Andrews, Arch\'e Center (11/2014)
  • University of Leeds, Non-standard Modals Workshop (11/2014)
  • University of Chicago, Linguistics and Philosophy Workshop (10/2014)
  • Fourth Parma Workshop in Semantics (9/2014) 
  • Philosophy of Language and Linguistics Conference in Dubrovnik (9/2014).

"Reason-Based Theories of Better"

  • Chicagoland Graduate Conference, Keynote Talk, UIC (3/2014).
  • Syracuse University (2/2014).

Kyla Ebels Duggan

“Bad Debt: The Kantian Inheritance of Humean Desire”

  • 3rd Annual Tennessee Value and Agency Conference, Knoxville TN, November 2014
  • Invited Address, Conference on Kantian Freedom, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC,
  • October 2014

“Moral Community: Escaping the Ethical State of Nature”

  • Georgetown Moral Innovation Seminar, Washington DC, October 2014

"The Right, the Good, and the Threat of Despair: (Kantian) Ethics and the Need for Hope in God”

  • University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland, UK, April 2014
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 2014

David Ebrey

“Two Requirements on Explanatory Definitions in the Euthyphro”

  • University of Arkansas (April 2015)
  • King’s College London (September 2014)

“Distinguishing Matter from Lack in Physics I”

  • Aristotle Conference at University of Kansas (April 2015)
  • Invited Central APA Symposium (February 2014)
  • Oxford (January 2014)

“Natural Science and The Method of Hypothesis and in the Phaedo”

  • Keynote at Brasilian Plato Society meeting on the Phaedo, Uberlândia (April 2015)
  • A New Perspective on Plato and his Philosophical Methods, Kyoto University (March 2015)

"Virtue, Teaching, and Divine Inspiration in the Meno”

  • Fluminense Federal University, Brasil (April 2015)
  • Socrates: A Conference in Honor of Nick Smith, Lewis & Clark (October 2014)

Sandy Goldberg

“Philosophical Champions”

  • Presidential Address, Central States Philosophical Association annual meeting, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (October 2014)

“The Boundary Dispute between Semantics and Pragmatics”

  • Invited talk, Shanxi University, Taiyuan City, China (September 2014)

“New Issues in Speech Act Theory”

  • Invited talk, Shanxi University, Taiyuan City, China (September 2014)


  • Invited talk, Shanxi University, Taiyuan City, China (September 2014)

“Fundamental Issues in Philosophy of Language”

  • Invited talk, Shanxi University, Taiyuan City, China (September 2014)

“Should Have Known”

  • Invited Lecture, Social Epistemology Conference, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN (August 2014)
  • Keynote, University of Edinburgh Graduate Student Epistemology Conference, Edinburgh, UK (June 2014)
  • Epistemic Agency Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany (June 2014)
  • Colloquium talk, University of Connecticut, Department of Philosophy colloquium (April 2014)

“Issues in Social Epistemology: Trust and Entitlement”

  • Invited talk, Department of Philosophy, Saint Louis University (February 2014)

Richard Kraut

"Replies to Talbot Brewer and Nomy Arpaly," presented to the American Philosophical Association, Central Division, February 2014.  Author Meets Critics discussion of my book, Against Absolute Goodness.

Cristina Lafont

Lafont, C., “Sovereignty and the International Protection of Human Rights,” invited Keynote Speaker at a conference on Justification beyond the State, Yale University, December 5-6, 2014

Lafont, C., “Deliberation, Participation and Democratic Legitimacy”, invited speaker at a workshop on The Epistemic Dimensions of Democracy Revisited, Center for Human Values, Princeton University, April 30, 2014.   

Kenneth Seeskin

"Monotheism as Skepticism," Rome, Costelli Institute, 2014

"Shlomo Pines and the Rediscovery of Maimonides in Contemporary Philosophy," University of Chicago, 2014.