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Departmental Seminars

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3.30 to 5pm in Seminar Room 2. There is tea beforehand from 3pm in Seminar Room 1.

Organised by Mary Brazelton and Marta Halina.

Lent Term 2017

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26 January James Sumner (University of Manchester)
Garbage in, garbage out? A history of representations of computers in popular media
2 February Andy Clark (University of Edinburgh)
Only predict? Conscious experience, and the scope and limits of predictive processing
9 February Tara Nummedal (Brown University)
Emblematic alchemy: Michael Maier's Atalanta fugiens (1617/18)
16 February Marion Vorms (Birkbeck, University of London)
On reasonable doubt
23 February Jonathan Birch (LSE)
Animal sentience and human values
2 March Tim Lewens (HPS, Cambridge)
Neo-Paleyan evolution
9 March William Ashworth (University of Liverpool)
The gifts of Athena revisited: protectionism, regulation and the British Industrial Revolution, 1700–1800
16 March Deborah Coen (Columbia University)
Climate in word and image: science and the Austrian idea