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2nd March 2015

Short Events

Cognitive Ageing Journal Club

2 Mar 2015 12:30 – 13:30

Speaker: Judy Okely (CCACE, Edinburgh)
Topic: "Wellbeing and Chronic Disease Incidence: The...

3rd March 2015

Short Events

Language Evolution and Computation

3 Mar 2015 11:10 – 12:30

Speaker: Kenny Smith (Edinburgh)
Topic: "Dendrophilia versus simplicity in sequence...

Psychology Seminar

3 Mar 2015 17:15 – 18:15

JOHN MARSHALL LECTURE
Title: Seeing what they see: the causes and consequences of posterior...

4th March 2015

Short Events

Language Variation and Change Research Group

4 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Nestor dela Cruz (University of Edinburgh) 'Attitudes towards Call-centre Accents: A Pilot Study...

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

4 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Alasdair Richmond
Topic: "How to write an MSc dissertation"

Psychology Seminar Series

4 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:00

Title: "The effects of age and performance on neural correlates of episodic encoding and...

5th March 2015

Short Events

The P-workshop

5 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speakers: David Lorenz (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) and David Tizón-Couto (Universidade...

Natural Kinds in Biology & Psychology Reading Group

5 Mar 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Khalidi, M. 2013. "Kinds in the special sciences." In Natural Categories and Human Kinds.

Linguistic Circle

5 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Björn Köhnlein (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)
Title: "Fortis, lenis, and...

Philosophy Society

5 Mar 2015 18:15 – 19:15

Our very own Dr Alasdair Richmond (University of Edinburgh) will be this week's guest speaker at...

6th March 2015

Short Events

Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

6 Mar 2015 16:10 – 00:00

Speaker: Max Andrews
Title: "TBA"

Human Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

6 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Helge Gillmeister (University of Essex)
Topic: "Seeing your own body may or may not be...

9th March 2015

Short Events

Philosophy of the Natural and Human Sciences

9 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Bringing the Pauline Principle to Bear on the Problem of Evil

Speaker: Prof Jim Sterba...

10th March 2015

All Day Events

Edinburgh Women in Philosophy Group

10 Mar 2015

Spring Workshop on Ignorance and Underrepresentation
This annual workshop of the Edinburgh Women...

Short Events

PURE Academic Training Session (DSB)

10 Mar 2015 12:00 – 13:00

For all PPLS academics and research staff.

This is suitable for academics new to using PURE and...

11th March 2015

Short Events

Study Skills Workshop

11 Mar 2015 13:00 – 14:00

Dissertation Preparation
In the fourth year you have the option of writing an independent...

Study Skills Workshop

11 Mar 2015 14:15 – 15:15

Dissertation Preparation (Study Abroad - Skype)
In the fourth year you have the option of writing...

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

11 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Laura Sterian (LEL)
Topic: TBA

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

11 Mar 2015 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Matthew Parrott (University of Cambridge)
Title: "Delusions as Explanations"

12th March 2015

Short Events

English Language Research Group Seminar

12 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speakers: Joanna Kopaczyk and Ben Molineaux (University of Edinburgh)
Title: Inglis of the...

Sociolinguistics Reading Group

12 Mar 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: McGowan, K. B. (2015). Social Expectation Improves Speech Perception in Noise. Language...

Natural Kinds in Biology & Psychology Reading Group

12 Mar 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Machery, E. 2005. "Concepts are not a natural kind." Philosophy of Science 72: 444-67.

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

12 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Prof Johanna Wolff (University of Hong Kong)
Title: "The metaphysical status of quantities"

Scottish Aesthetics Forum

12 Mar 2015 16:15 – 18:00

Speaker: Elisabeth Schellekens (Uppsala, Durham)
Title: "TBA"

20th PPLS Interdisciplinary Seminar

12 Mar 2015 17:15 – 19:00

"Perception, belief and Psychosis"
Paul Fletcher (University of...

Philosophy Society

12 Mar 2015 18:15 – 19:15

Prof Peter Poellner (University of Warwick) will be this week's guest speaker at Philosophy Society.

13th March 2015

All Day Events

Edinburgh Foundations of Normativity Workshop

13 – 14 Mar 2015

The 2015 Edinburgh Foundations of Normativity Workshop will showcase new research on moral,...

Short Events

Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

13 Mar 2015 16:10 – 18:00

Speaker: Richard Holton (University of Cambridge)
Title: 'TBA'

14th March 2015

All Day Events

Edinburgh Foundations of Normativity Workshop

13 – 14 Mar 2015

The 2015 Edinburgh Foundations of Normativity Workshop will showcase new research on moral,...

18th March 2015

Short Events

Study Skills Workshop

18 Mar 2015 13:00 – 14:00

Giving Presentations in Class
Advice about how to prepare, structure and deliver class...

Language Variation and Change Research Group

18 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Claire Childs (Newcastle University), Not versus no in British English dialects: Syntactic,...

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

18 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Alasdair Richmond
Topic: "Surviving Academe"

Study Skills Workshop

18 Mar 2015 14:00 – 16:00

Philosophy as a transferrable skill
Did you know that a philosophy degree is highly valued by...

21st PPLS Interdisciplinary Seminar

18 Mar 2015 17:15 – 19:00

"TBA"
Michael Tye (University of Texas at Austin)

19th March 2015

Short Events

PURE Drop-In Session (DSB)

19 Mar 2015 13:00 – 14:00

For all PPLS academics and research staff.

If you have any PURE-related questions you need...

English Language Research Group Seminar

19 Mar 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Reading: Anderson, John (2014) 'Graphophonology and anachronic phonology.' Folia Linguistica...

Natural Kinds in Biology & Psychology Reading Group

19 Mar 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Rupert, R. 2013. "Memory, Natural Kinds, and Cognitive Extension." Review of Philosophy...

Linguistic Circle

19 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Jane Stuart-Smith (University of Glasgow)
Title: "'Bring hither the fatted coo!': An...

Life Beyond Your PPLS Degree

19 Mar 2015 17:00 – 19:30

'Life Beyond Your PPLS Degree' Where Can Your Degree Take You?
A joint collaboration between...

Philosophy Society

19 Mar 2015 18:15 – 19:15

Prof Daniel C. Dennett (Tufts University) on "De-Darwinizing Culture" will be this week's guest...

20th March 2015

Short Events

Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

20 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Silvan Wittwer
Title: "TBA"

24th March 2015

Short Events

Psychology Seminar

24 Mar 2015 17:15 – 18:15

DREVER LECTURE
Speaker: Maurice Bloch (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Title:...

25th March 2015

Short Events

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

25 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: TBA
Topic: TBA

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

25 Mar 2015 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Ian Phillips (Oxford University)
Title: "TBA"

26th March 2015

Short Events

PURE Drop-In Session (DSB)

26 Mar 2015 13:00 – 14:00

For all PPLS academics and research staff.

If you have any PURE-related questions you need...

Sociolinguistics Reading Group

26 Mar 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: TBA

Natural Kinds in Biology & Psychology Reading Group

26 Mar 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Barrett, L. F. 2006. "Are Emotions Natural Kinds?" Perspectives on Psychological...

Epistemology Research Group

26 Mar 2015 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Elke Brendel (University of Bonn)
Title: 'TBA'

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

26 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Prof Samir Okasha (University of Bristol)
Title: "Individualism and reductionism in...

27th March 2015

Short Events

Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

27 Mar 2015 16:10 – 18:00

Speaker: Paulina Sliwa (University of Cambridge)
Title: 'TBA'

31st March 2015

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Linguistic Circle

31 Mar 2015 17:15 – 18:00

Speaker: Guillaume Thierry (Bangor University)
Title: "TBA"

Psychology Seminar Series

31 Mar 2015 17:15 – 19:00

Title: "Sit back, relax, enjoy the ride: Philosophical lessons from fifteen years of seemingly...

1st April 2015

Short Events

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

1 Apr 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Alasdair Richmond
Topic: "Viva Advice"

Language Variation and Change Research Group

1 Apr 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Edinburgh Speaks project meeting

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