Department of Philosophy

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Rochester, MI 48309-4479
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Departmental News and Events

Departmental News and Events, 2019-2020


2020 BURKE LECTURE

This year's Burke Lecture is by Dr. Nany Tuana. Her talk is "Racial Climates," and it will take place in Banquet Room A in the Oakland Center, on Thursday March 5th, 7pm—9pm. See here for more info.

WINTER 2020 COLLOQUIUM SERIES

Jada Strabbing (Wayne), "Blame and Blameworthy Presentation: A Functional Account of Blame"
Wednesday January 15th, 12pm-1:30pm in 242 Elliott Hall (EH)

Matthew Ferkany (MSU), "A defense of consistency reasoning in social good ambassadorship: Or how to talk to angry uncle without giving up your principles"
Wednesday February 12th, 12pm-1:30pm in 242 Elliott Hall (EH)

Imran Aijaz (UM Dearborn) will present on "Some Puzzles of Islamic Faith"
Friday, March 13th, 3pm-4:30pm in 124 Mathematics and Science Center (MSC)

Laura McMahon (Eastern Michigan), "Essential Insecurity: Humanism, Violence, and Political Action in Merleau-Ponty and Fanon."
Thursday April 2nd, 3pm-4:30pm in 185 Mathematics and Science Center (MSC)

FALL 2019 COLLOQUIUM SERIES

Rosemary Twomey (Queens), "Final Causes in Aristotle's Psychology"
Friday October 11th, 5pm-6:30pm in 185 Mathematics and Science Center (MSC)

Lindsay Brainard (Calvin), "How to Explain How Possibly"
Thursday November 7th, 3pm-4:30pm in 225 Hannah Hall (HH)

Kevin Lande (York), "Parts of Perception"
Thursday, December 5th, 3pm-4:30pm in 273 South Foundation Hall (SFH)


OTHER NEWS

A strong Regional Showing Propels OU Ethics Bowl Team to Nationals! See story here.


For past years, view the Philosophy Department's news archive