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SEG: 12th Annual Southeast Graduate Philosophy Conference


Apr 6, 2018 - 12:00 am-April 7, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Dr. RICHARD BOYD (Cornell). This event is hosted by the UF Graduate Philosophy Society.

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41st Annual Ancient Philosophy Workshop


Feb 23, 2018 - 12:00 am-February 24, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Dr. KATJA VOGT (Columbia). This event is sponsored by the UF Dept of Philosophy, the Dept of Classics and the UF Center for the Humanities in the Public Sphere.

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Undergraduate Conference on Minorities in Philosophy


December 2, 2017

This event is hosted by the UF Society of Women in Philosophy.

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Emergence and the Characterization of the Fundamental


December 1, 2017

Dr. Jessica Wilson (U Toronto) Other things being equal, a characterization of what it is to be fundamental should accommodate the in-principle possibility of strong, metaphysical emergence. In this talk, I’ll argue that such accommodation pushes against independence-based characterizations of the fundamental, according to which what it is to be fundamental is to be un-grounded or un-built, and […]

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World Philosophy Day


November 16, 2017

Join the United Nations in celebrating World Philosophy Day! Established to foster philosophical analysis and raise public awareness of the importance of philosophy and the need for free, critical and responsible philosophical reflection.

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Florida Philosophical Association Meeting


Nov 3, 2017 - 12:00 am-November 4, 2017

63rd annual FPA philosophy conference. Forty-seven philosophers speak on a wide variety of topics. Hosted by College of Central Florida in Ocala.

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Expertise: Who Should I Believe?


November 2, 2017

Thinking for yourself and trusting experts Dinner and discussion with Drs Stewart Duncan & Duncan Purves

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Artificial Intelligence: Transcending the Brain?


October 20, 2017

Dr. Susan Schneider (U Connecticut) We are in the midst of an AI revolution. Artificial intelligence is projected eventually to render us obsolete in the workplace, and even, according to some, eventually outthink us. The age of AI presents philosophers with many issues to mull over: can there truly be conscious AIs? Will there really be human-level […]

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Universal Basic Income: Undeserved or Unfulfilling?


September 5, 2017

Dr. Ryan Jenkins (Cal Poly) We face gloomy portents of technological unemployment, the prediction that advances in technology will render people unemployed more quickly…… than we can find new uses for their labor—leaving, perhaps, tens of millions of Americans unemployed in the next few decades. What if these forecasts are correct? A “universal basic income” has […]

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