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December 2013

SKC Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Marilynn Johnson

December 9, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5414

Saul Kripke Center Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Marilynn Johnson PhD Student, CUNY Graduate Center “Tree Trimming” Date/Time: Monday, December 9, 1-2:30pm Location: CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue, Room 5414   ABSTRACT: In An Introduction to Non-Classical Logic: From If to Is Graham Priest (2008) presents branching rules in Free Logic, Variable Domain Modal Logic, and Intuitionist Logic. I propose a simpler, non-branching rule to replace Priest’s rule for universal instantiation in Free Logic, a second, slightly modified version of…

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February 2014

SKC Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Jonathan Berg

February 3, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Philosophy Department’s dissertation room (GC 7113.08)

Saul Kripke Center Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Jonathan Berg University of Haifa and Visiting Scholar, The Saul Kripke Center “Metaphorical Behavior and Other Ways of Denaturalizing Meaning” Date/Time: Monday, February 3, 12:30-2:00 pm Location: The Philosophy Department's dissertation room (GC 7113.08) ABSTRACT: I propose to show that metaphor is best understood as a particular way of communicating—not necessarily verbally—by acting as if. This will follow from considerations involving two novel concepts: referential attribution and denaturalization of meaning. When a speaker…

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March 2014

Gillian Russell

March 3, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CUNY Graduate Center, Room TBA

 Monday, March 3rd, 2014, 5-7 PM Professor Gillian Russell (Washington University in St Louis) will present at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave, Room 5307. A reception will follow. This event is co-sponsored by SWIP-Analytic and the Saul Kripke Center.  

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December 2015

Christopher Peacocke Guest Presentation in Kripke Course

December 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CUNY Graduate Center Room 8203, 365 5th Avenue
New York City , NY United States
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At 2:00 on Wednesday, December 2nd, Professor Christopher Peacocke (Columbia) will be a guest presenter in "Topics In the Epistemology of Logic II", co-taught by Professors Saul Kripke and Romina Padro, in room 8203 of the Graduate Center. Course Description: This seminar is a continuation of the seminar that we gave in the Fall of 2014. Enough will be initially repeated so that attendance at the previous seminar will not be presupposed. We will begin with a review of the…

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March 2016

Timothy Williamson – Saul Kripke Lecture

March 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
9205 CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue
New York City , NY United States
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The Saul Kripke Center is delighted to announce that Timothy Williamson will give the third Saul Kripke Lecture at the Graduate Center on 3/31/16. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Philosophy Department.   Date: 3/31/16 Location: room 9205/9206, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue Time 4pm – 6pm, followed by a reception in room 7113 Title: Objective Possibilities    

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May 2016

David Papineau Guest Lecture in Kripke Seminar

May 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Wednesday (May 4th) Professor David Papineau will present material from his paper ‘Kripke’s Argument is Ad Hominem not Two-Dimensional’ (Phil Perspectives 2006) in Professor Kripke's seminar. The seminar is from 2:00-4:00 in room 6495. You can find the paper here: http://www.davidpapineau.co.uk/uploads/1/8/5/5/18551740/kripke_ad_hominem_not_2d.pdf

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David Chalmers Guest Lecture in Kripke Seminar

May 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room 6495 CUNY Graduate Center

On Wednesday (May 11th) Professor David Chalmers will present material from his paper "Modality & the Mind-Body Problem: Reply to Goff and Papineau, Lee, and Levine" in Professor Kripke’s seminar. The seminar is from 2:00-4:00 in room 6495. You can find the paper here: http://consc.net/papers/modality.pdf

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November 2016

Mark Steiner: Lectures on Wittgenstein and Hume “The Silent Revolution in Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Mathematics”

November 16, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
9205 CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue
New York City , NY United States
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Lectures on Wittgenstein and Hume delivered by Mark Steiner Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2-4 pm Wednesday, Nov 16, Nov 30, Dec 7 The CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9205/6 Title of Lecture 1: The Silent Revolution in Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics Abstract: It is customary to distinguish the early Wittgenstein of the Tractatus from the later Wittgenstein of the “Philosophical Investigations.” But I believe a revolution of a similar magnitude occurred in the middle of the “later” period of Wittgenstein, August 1937, which included a…

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Mark Steiner: Lectures on Wittgenstein and Hume

November 30, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
9205 CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue
New York City , NY United States
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Lectures on Wittgenstein and Hume delivered by Mark Steiner Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem "Wittgenstein and Turing on Bridges Falling Down" 2-4 pm Wednesday, Nov 16, Nov 30, Dec 7 The CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9205/6

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December 2016

Mark Steiner: Lectures on Wittgenstein and Hume

December 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9205 CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue
New York City , NY United States
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Lectures on Wittgenstein and Hume delivered by Mark Steiner Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Title of Lecture 3: Hume and Maimonides on Imaginability and Possibility 2-4 pm Wednesday, Nov 16, Nov 30, Dec 7 The CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9205/6

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