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The Department periodically hosts meetings of the Australasian Association of Philosophy Society. It has also recently hosted a meeting the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy.
New Zealand Philosophy Conference (hitherto 'AAP NZ Division Conference'), December 8-12, 2013
This year's New Zealand Philosophy Conference will be held at The University of Auckland from the evening of Sunday 8th December to the afternoon of Thursday 12th December 2013. Due to legal/structural changes of the AAP, a number of formal details of the conference are yet to be finalised (including its title). Details of the event will be posted here in late July, once the 2013 AAP Conference hosted by The University of Queensland and Bond University has ended. We will also send a call for papers at that time. In the meantime, please feel free to contact the organisers by email: Denis Robinson and Marco Grix.
2012 Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference, September 28-30, 2012
The 2012 Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference (APPC) is being hosted by the Philosophy Department at The University of Auckland. This conference is designed to give postgraduate students in philosophy and related subjects the opportunity to present and discuss their papers. All areas of philosophy are welcome. Use this opportunity to showcase your work, get feedback from your peers, and network. For further information, visit the conference website.
ASCP Annual Conference, December 10-12, 2012
The Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy is holding its Annual Conference at the University of Auckland. The keynote speakers for the conference are Claire Colebrook (PennState / UNSW), Todd May (Clemson), Georgia Warnke (UC Riverside). Plenary sessions will also feature Paul Patton (UNSW) and Kevin Hart (Virginia / ACU). For further information and to register, visit the conference website.
Mini-Conference on Logical Pragmatism, February 25, 2011
In honour of a visit to New Zealand by Danielle Macbeth, the Universities of Auckland and Waikato are organizing a mini-conference at The University of Auckland. The topic is 'reasoning practices' - broadly conceived. Speakers include Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh), Catherine Legg (Waikato), Danielle Macbeth (Haverford) (keynote speaker), Huw Price (Sydney), and Koji Tanaka (Auckland). Find further information including schedule and abstracts.
Naturalisms in Ethics Conference, July 14-15, 2011
‘Naturalism’ is a multiply ambiguous term—hence the title Naturalisms in Ethics—but it is related to a range of questions concerning the relationship of morality to science, evolution, biology, religion, and natural properties (whatever those are). This conference will investigate a wide variety of such questions. The committed speakers include John Hare (Yale Divinity), Rosalind Hursthouse (University of Auckland), Mark Murphy (Georgetown University), and Erik Wielenberg (DePauw University). Find further information, including details about abstract submissions.
2011 APRA Conference, July 16-17, 2011
The 2011 Australasian Philosophy of Religion Association is holding its annual meeting at the University of Auckland. The speakers for the philosophy of religion conference include Trent Dougherty (Baylor University), John Hare (Yale Divinity), Mark Murphy (Georgetown University), and Erik Wielenberg (DePauw University). For more information, including details about abstract submission, visit the the APRA Conference website.
ASCP Conference, December 3-5, 2008
The Post/Human Condition Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy (ASCP)University of Auckland, Dec 3–5, 2008 What is it to be human? The advent of modern science, the industrial revolution, the rise of the modern nation-state, and the development of evolutionary theory conspired to bring about the collapse of traditional understandings of the human condition during the Enlightenment.
AAPNZ Conference, December 2-6, 2007
AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHILOSOPHY (NEW ZEALAND DIVISION) Sunday, 2 December - Thursday, 6 December, 2007.
Robert C Solomon Memorial Conference
On July 28-29 2007, the Department of Philosophy hosted a memorial conference in honour of Professor Robert C.
Conference on the Status of Intentional Objects
Saturday, August 25 - Sunday, August 26 2007 The Department of Philosophy at the University of Auckland hosted a mini-conference on intentional objects and their ontological and epistemic status.