This page contains links for for the 2006 Locke Lectures, for the 2007 Woodbridge Lectures, to interviews with Bob, and to other assorted lectures.

  2015 Summer Institute in American Philosophy
From German Idealism to American Pragmatism - and Back
University College Dublin, June 12, 2015
The video for the the lecture can be found here.
  Conference: Sellars in a New Generation
On the Way to a Pragmatist Theory of the Categories
Kent State, May 2, 2015
The video for the the lecture can be found here.
  Howison Lecture
Reason, Genealogy, and the Hermeneutics of Magnanimity
Berkeley, CA, March 13, 2013
Audio and video for the lecture can be found here. (Also available on Youtube.)
  Cambridge Pragmatism: A Research Workshop
From German Idealism to American Pragmatism, and Back
Cambridge, UK, May 31-June 1, 2012
The video for the the lecture can be found here.
The workshop website, which contains many other videos of lectures, can be found here. The video, as well as the audio in .mp3 format, can be downloaded by clicking on the "Available Formats" tab on each video's page.
  2011 Munich Hegel Lectures
Knowing and Representing: Reading (between the lines of) Hegel's Introduction
The 2011 Munich Hegel Lectures
The lectures were given 30 May - 1 June, 2011, at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.
Audio and video for the lectures is available here via iTunes.
Videos of the lectures are available on YouTube: Lecture 1, Lecture 2, and Lecture 3.
Lecture One, "Conceptual Realism and the Semantic Possibility of Knowledge": Handout, Text
Lecture Two, "Representation and the Experience of Error: A Functionalist Approach to the Distinction between Appearance and Reality": Handout, Text
Lecture Three, "Following the Path of Despair to a Bacchanalian Revel: The Emergence of the Second, True, Object": Handout, Text

The lectures were followed by a presentation on 4 June, 2011, at the conference "Aspects of Reason: Justification and Explanation" at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.

"Some Post-Davidsonian Elements of Hegel's Theory of Agency": Handout, Text
  Workshop on Brandom's Recent Philosophy of Language
Towards an Analytic Pragmatism
Genoa, Italy, 19-23 April, 2009
The workshop website, with downloadable proceedings, can be found here.
  Woodbridge Lectures
Animating Ideas of Idealism
The 2007 Woodbridge Lectures
The lectures were originally given 12-14 November, 2007, at Columbia University.
Lecture One, "Norms, Selves, and Concepts": Handout, Text
Lecture Two, "Autonomy, Community, and Freedom": Handout, Text
Lecture Three, "History, Reason, and Reality": Handout, Text

Video of each of the three Woodbridge Lectures, as delivered in Pittsburgh, PA, January, 2008. Each lecture is followed by audience discussion.

  1. "Norms, Selves, and Concepts" (lecture, discussion)
  2. "Autonomy, Community, and Freedom" (lecture, discussion)
  3. "History, Reason, and Reality" (lecture, discussion)
  Locke Lectures
Lecture transcripts and handouts are still available for download from the website.

Video of each of the six Locke Lectures, as delivered in Prague, April, 2007. Each lecture is followed by an invited commentary and audience discussion.

  1. "Extending the Project of Analysis" (commentary by John McDowell).
  2. "Elaborating Abilities: The Expressive Role of Logic" (commentary by John MacFarlane).
  3. "Artificial Intelligence and Analytic Pragmatism" (commentary by Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer).
  4. "Modality and Normativity: From Hume and Quine to Kant and Sellars" (commentary by Huw Price).
  5. "Incompatibility, Modal Semantics, and Intrinsic Logic" (commentary by Jaroslav Peregrin).
  6. "Intentionality as a Pragmatically Mediated Semantic Relation" (commentary by Sebastian Rödl).
  Sellars Centenary Conference
Video of the lecture "Sellars's Metalinguistic Expressive Nominalism" at the Sellars Centenary Conference in Dublin is here.
  Assorted lectures and interviews
  • Interview by Richard Marshall, 3:AM Magazine, June, 2015 (html)
  • Interview by Silvia Panizza, Genoa, April, 2009 (video)
  • Interview by Guido Seddone, Leipzig, 30 June, 2008 (video)
  • "How Analytic Philosophy Has Failed Cognitive Science," Collège de France, 26 May, 2009 (video)
   Rorty Lecture
Audio recording of Bob's 2009 talk at the 20th Anniversary Conference on Rorty and the Mirror of Nature, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
"Global Anti-Representationalism?" (streaming, mp3 download)
  Leibniz Lecture
Audio recording of Bob's 2008 address to the Academy of Sciences of Saxony.
"Ein Gedankenbogen: Von Rortys eliminativen Materialismus zu seinem Pragmatismus" (mp3)