Superdeep #16: “ChatGPT and We” (with Tim Fitz (turnitin)) | Feb 1, 10:30am

IB 2050 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Having heard much from chatty AI lately, let us humans do some talking again. Join us for a Superdeep conversation on how “ChatGPT and We” might carry on together. We’ll be joined by philosophers, computer scientists, and others from DKU, as well as special guest Tim Fitz (turnitin).

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy (or computer science) is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

For DKU faculty this will be the first of a possible double-feature that day, being followed by CTL’s T&L at lunch meeting on “AI-assisted teaching and learning” (12:00pm, IB 2050).

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.

Superdeep #16: “ChatGPT and We”

Join us for our next  Superdeep session: “ChatGPT and We” – A DKU Human Chat with Tim Fitz (turnitin). 

Date/Time: Feb 1, 2023, 10:30am China time
Location: IB 2050 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.

 

HRC Superdeep Introduces: Philosophers’ Cave

Superdeep Philosophers’ Cave

Date/Time: Every Monday, 9am-1pm China time
Location: IB2026

Snacks and drinks will be provided

Superdeep deep is creating a space for students and faculty to meet one morning each week for focused writing. Coffee and tea will be served at each weekly meeting; each Philosophers’ Cave meeting will conclude with a brief debrief on what participants have been working on.

Superdeep #15: “Relational Egalitarianism & Economic Liberty” (Jiyuan Sun) | Dec 1, 6:30pm

IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for our next  Superdeep session, in which Jiyuan (Dmitry) Sun (E&L Philosophy ’23) will tells us what the deal is with “Relational Egalitarianism & Economic Liberty”.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.

HRC Citizenship Lab Manuscript Workshop #3

Collective Candidacies in Brazil: Challenges and Pitfalls of a Gambiarra

Date & Time: Tuesday, Nov 29, 7:30 PM (BJT)
Zoom ID: 955 0753 0898
Speaker: Ricardo Mendonça
Ricardo Mendonça is an Associate professor of Political Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil). His work is on democratic theory, contentious politics and political communication. Continue reading “HRC Citizenship Lab Manuscript Workshop #3”

Student Report on Superdeep #12: “Anscombe on Basic Action: Doubts about Doubts” by Nathan Hauthaler

Superdeep #12 is part of Superdeep philosophy workshop series led by Professor Nathan Hauthaler. 

Reported by Dongkun Lyu, Class of 2023.

G.E.M. Anscombe (Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe) was one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century whose research mainly involved the philosophy of language, philosophy of mind/psychology, philosophy of action, and moral philosophy.

This seminar focused on the Philosophy of action field. Professor Nathan Hauthaler led students into this field by first clarifying the definition of basic action, which was defined as “action that is not done by means of doing another”.

Continue reading “Student Report on Superdeep #12: “Anscombe on Basic Action: Doubts about Doubts” by Nathan Hauthaler”

Student Report: Superdeep#13 – “The Question “Why” and Descriptions of Action”

Superdeep #13 is part of Superdeep philosophy workshop series led by Professor Nathan Hauthaler. 

Presented and reported by Dongkun Lyu

(Since this seminar was organized by myself, I have written this special narrative report in first person.)

Photo by Weifan Mo, Class of 2023

The topic and notions that appeared in this seminar were mostly centered on the philosophy of action which is an important field concerning human bodily movement and intention. Both the question “why” and description of action were essential concepts in Anscombe’s work Intention, a classic of 20th-century philosophy. Continue reading “Student Report: Superdeep#13 – “The Question “Why” and Descriptions of Action””

Superdeep #14: ”Knowing One’s Dreams” (Weifan Mo) | Thu, Nov 17, 6:30pm

IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for Superdeep #14, in which Weifan (Michelle) Mo (E&L Philosophy ’23) will awaken us to the difficulties of “Knowing One’s Dreams”.

The event is first in a series of collaborations between Superdeep and the DKU-Wuhan University Houtu Research project Unforgotten Dreams/哲学视野中的梦境.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop or Houtu Unforgotten Dreams, contact Nathan Hauthaler. For more information on the workshop see also https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/.

Superdeep #13: ”The Question ‘Why?’ & Descriptions of Action” (DongKun Lyu) | Thu, Nov 3, 6:30pm

IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for our next – lucky #13 – Superdeep session, in which DongKun Lyu (’25) will finally answer “The Question ‘Why?’ & Descriptions of Action”.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.

Superdeep #12: “Anscombe on Basic Action: Doubts about Doubts” (Nathan Hauthaler) | Mon, Oct 10, 6:30pm

Mon, Oct 10, 12:30 pm CET / 6:30 pm BST
IB 2026 /  IES Rm 2.5 (2nd Fl)
Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for our next Superdeep meeting, in which Nathan Hauthaler (AH | Philosophy) will cast on “Anscombe on Basic Action: Doubts about Doubts”.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.