Distinguished Philosophers-in-Residence

The Distinguished Philosophers-in-Residence series is one of the Philosophy program's signature projects. Each year, we bring a different distinguished senior philosopher to NYU Abu Dhabi for a weeklong visit, during which the philosopher-in-residence meets with students, attends one or more classes, delivers a public lecture, and participates in a faculty seminar on issues related to his or her work.

This year's Distinguished Philosopher-in-Residence will be L. A. Paul, Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Professorial Fellow at St. Andrews University in Scotland. Please join us for Professor Paul's public lecture, "Transformative Experience," on Thursday, April 12, at 7:00pm in A3 005.

*The Thinker*, by Auguste Rodin

Past Distinguished Philosophers-in-Residence

2016–17 Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich (February 26–March 2, 2017)
Julia Annas, Regents Professor of Philosophy, University of Arizona (November 8–11, 2015)
P. Kyle Stanford, Professor of Logic and the Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine (December 15–18, 2014)

Philosophy Events — Spring 2018

February 19–21, 2018
Workshop: "Normativity and Reasoning," convened by Matthew Silverstein (NYU Abu Dhabi) NYU Abu Dhabi
March 15, 2018 Philosophy Lunchtime Seminar: "Against Practically Rational Belief," Stewart Cohen (University of Arizona)
11:45am–1:15pm (Lunch Served), Humanities (A6) 117
March 18, 2018 Philosophy Lunchtime Seminar: "Temperance: Metaphysics and Moral Psychology," Jennifer Frey (University of South Carolina) 11:45am–1:15pm (Lunch Served), Humanities (A6) 117
March 22, 2018 Philosophy Lunchtime Seminar: "Physics Is a Kind of Metaphysics," Marco Giovanelli (University of Tübingen)
1:30–3:00pm (Lunch Served), Humanities (A6) 117
March 22–23, 2018
Conference: "Virtues of Attention: Global Philosophical Perspectives," convened by Jonardon Ganeri (NYU Abu Dhabi) and Jake Davis (NYU Abu Dhabi) NYU Shanghai
April 10, 2018 Philosophy Lunchtime Seminar: "Preference Capture," L. A. Paul (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of St. Andrews) 11:45–1:15pm (Lunch Served), Humanities (A6) 117
April 10, 2018 Philosophy Open House 8:00–10:00pm, B2 11th Floor Lounge
April 12, 2018 Distinguished Philosopher-in-Residence Lecture: "Transformative Experience," L. A. Paul (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of St. Andrews)
7:00–8:30pm, West Administration (A3) 005.
April 19, 2018 Philosophy Lunchtime Seminar: "The Spread Mind: A Mind-Object Identity Theory," Riccardo Manzotti (IULM University of Milan)
11:45am–1:15pm (Lunch Served), Humanities (A6) 117

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