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Downtown San Francisco
The group welcomes students at Berkeley and Stanford working on topics at the border between logic and philosophy. What The Berkeley-Stanford Circle in Logic and Philosophy, run by Wesley Holliday (Berkeley) and Thomas Icard (Stanford), is aimed at maintaining close ties, and fostering...
Meets Thursdays 4pm in 460-126
This workshop is aimed at encouraging and facilitating communication among the fields of linguistics, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and computer science, through examining the inner workings of language and its interaction with other cognitive processes that shape the human experience....
Ethics, Politics, Ancient & Modern (EPAM) is a Stanford Humanities Research Workshop co-sponsored by Chris Bobonich and Josiah Ober on topics at the intersections of philosophy, political science, and classics, to name a few. The workshop aims to provide a focus for...
Conscious experience is a phenomenon that each of us knows intimately well, yet explaining consciousness has proved to be exquisitely difficult.  This workshop explores the nature of conscious experience from a variety of viewpoints that cross boundaries in the humanities and sciences....
This group's purpose is to gather people interested in logic to learn from each other by having talks and reading groups and hosting events.  We often attend a weekly Research Seminar in Logic and Foundations of Mathematics, which cycles between consisting of research talks from...
Every novel says to the reader: ‘Things are not as simple as you think.’ That is the novel's eternal truth, but it grows steadily harder to hear amid the din of easy, quick answers.—Milan Kundera   What is so fascinating about works like Plato's dialogues and...
The Political Theory Workshop offers faculty and other scholars an opportunity to present "in progress" or recently completed work to a diverse audience from political science, philosophy, law, and other social sciences and humanities.   Workshop papers come from all areas of...
Autumn 2017: Meets Thursdays 6pm in building 90, room 92Q
The Stanford philosophy department's Graduate Student Workshop provides a forum for graduate students interested in philosophy to present their work and discuss it with one another. The setting is fairly informal and is designed to be low-stakes for all the participants. Sessions are typically...
KSW meets weekly or bimonthly
The Kant Studies Workshop (KSW) is composed largely of Stanford Philosophy graduate students. Faculty attend sporadically. We meet weekly or bimonthly to discuss Kant's work or work on Kant. In addition, we occasionally invite those working in the field to give presentations.  Once a...
Varieties of Agency
The workshop usually meets three times per quarter.
Varieties of Agency is a Geballe Research Workshop at the Stanford Humanities Center, co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy. The workshop investigates issues in agency and action, including their logical, psychological, rational, and social dimensions, from various disciplinary and...