June 2015:“Is Artificial Moral Cognition Possible? An Appraisal Based on Virtue
Ethics, `Soft computing’ and Particularism”, (A collaborative workshop
between U of Notre Dame and University of Bucharest). CCEA-ICUB (Center for Research in Applied Ethics), University of Bucharest, Romania.
January 2015:“Autonoumous Moral Agents”, (Informal talk). Brown-bag talks, University of North Carolina, Asheville.
January 2010:“Spacetime and other metaphysical frustration: notes on the
dimensionality of spacetime”, (A presentation about the importance of spacetime in metaphysics, centered on the String Theory model of spacetime and its metaphysical implications.). Center for Mind and Metaphysics, University of Leeds, UK. Slides/handouts
September 2001:“How Reliable are Instruments? Optimistic Theory of Measurement in Newton and Descartes”, (workshop presentation). Spaces of Freedom in Modern Thought. Individuals, Reformation Projects, Multiple Societies, Summer School, Tescani (Romania).
Commenting and moderating
May 2013:“Dean Rickles (U of Sydney): Dualities and the Physical Content of Theories”, (commentator). Quantum Gravity in Perspective, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP).
November 2012:“ Michel-Antoin Xhignesse (McGill U.): (Non-)Counting Statues”, (commentator). IPA
October 2012:“Nick Huggett (University of Illinous, Chicago): Emergent Spacetime and Empirical (In)coherence”, (commentator). PhiloSTEM-4
April 2012: “Charles Pence (Notre Dame): Four Conflated ‘Chance’-Like Concepts in Evolutionary Theory”, (commentator). IPA
April 2012:“Pablo Ruiz de Olano: Are elementary particles irreducible
representations? A Note on Holism and Structural Realism”,
(commentator). PhiloSTEM-3, IPFW.
April 2011:“Matt Carlson (Indiana U.): Inferential Dependence”, (commentator). Indiana Philosophical Association IPA 2011, Ball State U. Muncie, IN.
April 2011:“James Brian Pitts (University of Notre Dame): How Massive Nordstrom
Scalar Gravities Rationally Reconstruct 20th Century Space-time Theory:
Priority of Field Equations over Geometry, Conventionality,
Underdetermination, Etc.”, (commentator). PhiloSTEM-1
February 2006:“Sophia Vasalou (Cambridge University): Personal identity across
temporal gaps: an Islamic view of the problem”, (commentator). Selves, Souls and Survival — Society of Christian Philosophers Pacific Regional Meeting, University of San Diego.
April 2003:“Christian Wuthrich (U. of Pittsburgh): Does Modern Physics Permit the Operation of Time Machines?”, (commentator). Graduate Philosophy Conference, UC, San Diego.