I’ll be presenting a paper entitled “Rationalization and Imaginative Blockage” at the NYC Epistemology and Psychology Conference this Saturday.
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“Promises and Consistency”
My co-written paper with Rachel Cohon, “Promises and Consistency”, appears in Iskra Fileva’s collection, Questions of Character, available for pre-order on Amazon.
MAP Roundtable this afternoon!
3pm in Humanities 354 – “What do I do with a philosophy degree?” MAP panel 8×11
UAlbany M.A.P./UAPA event tonight at 7 pm
Conversation topic: Racialized Sexual preference. MAP racial sexuality flyer
Matthew Mosdell Colloquium Feb 12
The first colloquium of the year will take place on Friday, February 5 at 3pm in HUM 290. All are welcome. Our own Matthew Mosdell will present a paper entitled “Acquiring Knowing How”. Here is the abstract: Pretty much anyone engaged in philosophy is aware of the distinction between knowledge-how and knowledge-that. The distinction comes to this:Continue reading “Matthew Mosdell Colloquium Feb 12”
Presenting at Eastern APA in DC 2X
On Friday, January 8 at 1:30 I’ll give a colloquium talk (“Self-deception as Unwitting Pretense”) and on Saturday, January 9 from 11:15 to 1:15 I’ll do an informational session on Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) with Yena Lee and Liam Kofi Bright.
Why do we trust strangers on airbnb and uber? Is it rational?
I give these questions a crack in this short essay on the Prindle Post: http://www.prindlepost.org/2015/10/when-is-it-rational-to-trust-a-stranger/
M.A.P. Philosophy Social this Friday at 3 in HUM 290
Philosophers! Anyone interested in the study of philosophy is invited to the UAlbany Minorities and Philosophy (M.A.P) social on Friday, October 9 at 3 pm. The M.A.P. e-board has put together a number of posters with information about what philosophy majors do after graduation. Refreshments will be served.MAPS social FALL15
Salaries of philosophy majors over time
Salaries of Philosophy Majors Over Time “ It’s not terribly surprising to see those graduates doing well in the labor market. We’ve seen quite a few executives—CEOs, VPs of Strategy—who studied philosophy as their undergrad program” – Lydia Frank, Payscale
Young Philosophers Lecture Series
On September 11-12 I’ll be presenting “Self-Deception As Unwitting Pretense” at the Young Philosophers Lecture Series at DePauw University. I’ll also be giving an introductory lecture on theories of self-deception.