Winter 2020 Colloquium

Throughout the fall and winter terms, the Department of Philosophy is pleased to host a series of lectures delivered by guest speakers/visiting and current professors. Unless otherwise noted, Winter lectures will take place on Fridays at 1:00 P.M. in Richcraft Hall, Room 3228.

January 17
Christopher Byrne
St. Francis Xavier University
“Matter & Teleology in Aristotle’s Natural Philosophy”

January 31
Heidi Maibom
University of Cincinnati
“Why perspective taking?”

February 7
Marguerite Deslauriers
McGill University
As part of the “Women in the History of Ideas” Series, co-hosted with the Department of Political Science
“Arguing for the Superiority of Women in the Seventeenth Century”

March 20
Regina Rini
York University
“Moral Justification Under Oppression”

Fall 2019 Colloquium

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SEPTEMBER 13
Joshua Shepherd
Carleton University
“Skill and Knowledge”

SEPTEMBER 27
Grace Helton
Princeton University
“Doxastic Approaches to Perception”

OCTOBER 11
Jacob Beck
York University
“Perception Is Analog: The Argument from Weber’s Law”

**OCTOBER 31**
Ami Harbin
Oakland University
Third Annual PIPR Conference

NOVEMBER 8
Jacob Berger
Lycoming College
A New Functionalist Theory Of Color

NOVEMBER 29
Melissa Frankel
Carleton University
“Materialism, immaterialism, and scepticism about the external world”