The Power of Love”, Rhodes College, Memphis TN, (10/22), invited speaker series

RRME & EMRR: Rational Role of Moral Experience and Empiricist Moral Realism Reconstrued”, University of Hannover (07/22), Workshop Moral Perception, Moral Experience

Dual Character Concepts and the Idea of Perfection”, University of Zurich (06/22), Conference on Dual Character Concepts, Normative Generics and Evaluative Language (invited paper)

Wie können wir bessere Menschen werden? Iris Murdoch und moralischer Fortschritt”, German Protestant Church New Delhi (05/22), Sinnsucher invited speaker series

Berry’s Metaethical Promiscuous Realism, Pragmatic Bootstrapping, and Omnibus Perpensis Moral Ought Claims”, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala (04/22), Workshop “Thought and Reality”

“Comment on Ned Block”, Ashoka University, Philosophy Department (04/22), Sonipat, Haryana, Workshop: Locating Subjectivity in the Study of Consciousness

panelist @ India Habitat Center, New Delhi, Delhi (04/22), National Conference on Faith and Public Policy

Neither a Science nor a Universal Message. The Question of the Philosophical Relevance of the Bhagavadgītā”, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, Kerala (03/22), International Webinar on Philosophy of Bhagavad Gita – Relevance in 21st Century

Inputs from Murdoch and Rosenberg for Philosophical Counseling”, Delhi University, Delhi (01/22), International Conference on Philosophical Counselling


Iris Murdoch, Philosophical Progress, and Philosophical Method”, Assam University, Silchar, Assam (12/21), National Seminar on Philosophy and the Method

The Hypothetical Given and anekāntavāda: two peas in a pod?”, Ashoka University, Philosophy Department, Sonipat, Haryana (11/21), Monsoon Ashoka Philosophy Festival

Murdoch on Love, Privacy, and Moral Progress”, Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, Delhi (4/21), Hertie School of Governance, Berlin (3/21),

Cognitive Penetration and Reformed Empiricism”, Delhi University, New Delhi (5/20) [postponed due to COVID-19], Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana (5/20) [postponed due to COVID-19]


Don’t Fear New Evil Demons”, CoRN 2020, NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, China (04/20) [postponed, due to COVID-19, to 07/21]

Murdoch on Love, Privacy, and Moral Progress”, YIF Guest Lecture, Ashoka University, Sonepat (09/20)

Predictive Coding, Cognitive Penetration, and Reformed Empiricism”, NYU Abu Dhabi/UAEU joint conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE (02/20)

Reformed Empiricism and Rationality – Transitions and Linkages”, Reformed Empiricism and its Prospects Conference, IIC, New Delhi, India (02/20)


Handeln aufgrund von präimplantativer genetischer Diagnose – moralisch gefordert, verboten, oder erlaubt?“ [ENGLISH: Acting based on pre-implantative genetic diagnosis – morally required, morally false, or morally permissible?] German School New Delhi (School Outreach Event), presentation to students of 11th and 12th grade, New Delhi (11/19)

Relationalism, Representationalism, Presentationalism, and Doxastic Variability“, Center for Philosophy of Science Workshop “(Scientific) Observation and Background Effects”, WWU Münster, Münster, Germany (07/19)

Wahrnehmungsphilosophie und Rationalität“, WWU Münster, Visiting Lecturers Series, Münster, Germany (07/19)

A New Problem for Relationalism”, Eastern APA Meeting, New York, NY (01/19)

Invited Commentator @ Foundation, Pictures, and Meaning Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE (01/19)


Comment on Rebecca Traynor: Accurate Distortion: Perception, Truth, and Utility,” Eastern APA Meeting, Savannah, GA (01/18)

Buddhist Overtones in Iris Murdoch’s Work on Moral Progress: Failing Concepts, Compassion, and Emptiness,” Eastern APA Meeting, Savannah, GA, Society for the Study of Indian and Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy (01/18)


Propositionalist Evidentialism, a False Dilemma, and the Variable Content View,” Midsouth Philosophy Conference, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN (04/17)

Comment on Sharon Mason: Knowledge, Reflection, and Thermometer Problems,”
Midsouth Philosophy Conference, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN (04/17)

Hanson’s Account of Experience. An Untimely Defense,” Annual Student-Faculty Colloquium, University of Pittsburgh (03/17)

Comment on Haoying Liu: The Combination Problem and the Phenomenal Bond,” Central APA Meeting, Kansas City, MI (03/17)

Sarvaga and Just Attention: Buddhist Elements in Murdochian Ethics,” a) Eastern APA Meeting, Baltimore, MA, Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion (01/17), b) Works in Progress Talk, University of Pittsburgh (12/16)

Capitalizing on Illusory Experiences,” Eastern APA Meeting, Baltimore, MA (01/17)


Internalism Without Experiential Content or: How Not to Care About Demons,” 2nd International Conference on Philosophy of Mind, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal (09/16)

A Murdochian Intervention,” SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference 2016, part of submitted panel discussion on Love and Justice: Can Union Views Do Justice to Just Love?, Regent’s University London, England (UK) (08/16)

Seeing As and Seeing That: A Fresh Look at Hanson’s Dually Representationalist Account of Experience,” a) Pacific APA Meeting, San Francisco, CA (04/16), b) Meeting of Philosophy of Science Group India, Mumbai, India (12/15) [declined], c) 3rd annual 2015 OZSW Conference, Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands (12/15), d) Central States Philosophical Association, Lexington, KY (11/15)

Toward Virtue: Love, Just Attention, and Moral Progress Through Philia,” Pre-Conference Seminar to the 37th Annual Philosophy of Religion Conference, Conference Theme: Love and Justice, Claremont, CA (02/16)


Against Fish’s Relationalist Account of Perception,” 3rd annual 2015 OZSW Conference, Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands (12/15)

Norwood Russell Hanson and the Theory-ladenness of Observation” (invited), Schlick-Symposium 2015, Moritz-Schlick-Forschungsstelle, Universität Rostock, Germany (11/15)

Friendship for the Less Virtuous,” a) Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Boston University, Boston, MA (10/15), b) Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Gonzaga University, Gonzaga, WA (04/15)

Murdoch on Love and Privacy,” a) SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference 2015, University of Dundee, Scotland (UK) (09/15), b) Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Catholic University of America, Washington, D. C. (03/15)

before 2015

Überlegungen zu einer pragmatistischen Theorie praktischer Normativi-tät,” Conference Moderne Theorien Praktischer Normativität (Modern Theories of Practical Normativity), Johannes-Gutenberg Universität zu Mainz, Mainz, Germany (06/10) [English title: Towards a Pragmatist Theory of Practical Normativity]

McDowell’s and Gupta’s Accounts of Experience and their Underlying Motivations,” Rostock-Torun Workshop 2010, Nikolaus Kopernikus University Torun, Poland (05/10)

On Kant, McDowell, and the Nature of Experience,” Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (03/10)

Preliminary Reflections on the Development of a Normative-Pragmatic Metaethics,” Normativity Workshop, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany (07/09)

Must we Know in Order to See? The Theory-ladenness of Observation,” a) Lecture Series on History, Theory, and Ethics in the Medical Sciences, Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany (07/09), b) Lecture Series Kaminabend, Center for Logic, Philosophy of Science and History of Science, Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany (10/08)

The Theory-ladenness of Observation, Social, Pragmatic, and Normative Aspects,” Rostock-Torun Workshop 2009: Dimensions of Knowledge, Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany (06/09)

Appearance and Truth: Truth as a Station of a Development – Or: How Much Hegel is in Fleck?,” Workshop on Ludwik Fleck, Center for Logic, Philosophy of Science and History of Science, Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany (04/09)

Learning from Experience,” Rostocker Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (Public Outreach Event), Rostock Zoo, Darwin-Box, Rostock, Germany (04/09)

Of Iron Chunks, Animals, Stone Age People, and Neck Ties – Semantic and Pragmatic Aspects of the Theory-ladenness of Observation,” Invited Speaker Series, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany (02/09)

How to Model Scientific Progress – Some (B)randomized Reflections on Scientific Revolutions, Thought Styles, and Mental Models,” Conference Scientific Knowledge in the Context of Thought Style and Paradigm – Ludwik Fleck and Thomas Kuhn on the Development of Scientific Knowledge, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany (07/08)

Experience Revisited – Some Problematic Issues,” Rostock-Torun Workshop 2008: “Cultures of Knowledge,” Nikolaus Kopernikus Universität Torun, Poland (06/08)

McDowell vs. Schantz: Do We Need Non-Conceptual Content?,” Workshop The Nature of Scientific Evidence, Center for Philosophy Science, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany (07/07)

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