METIS hosts a weekly seminar series, alternating between internal and external speakers. Talks are held on Tuesdays at noon in Sala B, Edificio de Humanidades, UNED. They are also streamed. If you’d like to attend online, get in touch. Alternatively, you can just show up.

The seminar is currently coordinated by Paloma Atencia-Linares and Susana Monsó.

Here is the calendar for the academic year 2023/2024:

October 3: María Jiménez-Buedo (UNED): Los mecanismos en la sociología analítica (con Saúl Pérez-González)

October 10: Mitchell Green (University of Connecticut): Can a robot perform a speech act?

October 17: Jesús Zamora and Cristian Saborido (UNED): Diseases as social problems

October 24: María José García-Encinas (Universidad de Granada): Sobre la necesidad de origen y la diferencia entre obras de arte y artefactos

October 31: Javier González de Prado (UNED): Aims for the uncertain

November 7: Suki Finn (Royal Holloway University of London): Essential without essence: Strategic social kinds

November 14: José Antonio Pérez Escobar (Paris Sciences et Lettres University): Beyond structural intuitions in the applicability of mathematics

November 21: Tommaso Flaminio (CSIC): Local reduction of probabilistic reasoning to Lukasiewicz logic and MV-algebras

November 28: David Teira (UNED): Racial amnesia in the Spanish Golden Age (with Oriol Vidal)

December 5: Irene Martínez Marín (Uppsala University): Conflicted aesthetic aspirants

December 12: Cristina Corredor (UNED): Usos de la argumentación en la propaganda

December 19: Enrico Terrone (University of Genova): The aesthetic appreciation of the universe

January 9: Samuele Chilovi (CSIC): Anchoring, grounding, and explanatory laws

January 16: Francesco Guala (University of Milan): Clusters, correlations, and kinds

January 30: Atocha Aliseda (UNED/UNAM): Diagnóstico médico automatizado

February 13: Laura Danón (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba): Animals, tools, and concepts
Daniel Kalpokas (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba): Perception as a contentful relation

February 20: Alejandro Fernández-Roldán (UNED): Biases, perceived biases, and selective sharing of political fact-checks and election polls: mixed-methods evaluations

February 27: José Vicente Hernández Conde (Universidad de Valladolid): Unraveling the attribution of intentionality across domains

March 5: Umberto Rivieccio (UNED): The unordinary logic of ordinary discourse

March 12: Dario Mortini (BIAP): Epistemic Justification and the Folk Conceptual Gap

April 2: Ramón Carnota Méndez (UNED): Davies contra Goodman. Una aproximación a la teoría de la notación musical

April 9: Víctor Fernández Castro (Universidad de Granada) y Miguel Núñez de Prado (University of Utrecht): Expresivismo y neurodiversidad: Hacia una filosofía de la mente no idealizada

April 16: Paco Álvarez (UNED): Una perspectiva no catastrofista sobre la inteligencia artificial y la democracia

April 23: Una Stojnić (Princeton): What slurs teach us about language and psychology (and vice versa) (joint work with E. Lepore)

April 30: Iker Martínez Fernández (UNED): Oἰκείωσις: de la etología a la ética

May 7: Mirko Palestrino (QMUL): Timing victory: A new ontology of military victory

May 14: Susana Monsó and Cristian Saborido (UNED): Animal medicine

May 28: José Alejandro Fernández Cuesta (UCM): Quantum-logical propositions and philosophical implications

June 11: Neri Marsili (UNED): Commitment, deniability, and indirectness

June 18: Matthew Andler (SLU): What’s special about sexual orientation?

June 25: Sophie Keeling (UNED): Reasons control: The research programme and its applications