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April 11th -- David Lyons, Boston University
"Reparations for Slavery and Jim Crow"
3:30pm–5:30pm,
Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)

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Past Colloquia:

2012-2013 Colloquia

2011-2012 Colloquia

2010-2011 Colloquia

2009-2010 Colloquia

2008-2009 Colloquia

2007-2008 Colloquia

2006-2007 Colloquia

2013-2014 Colloquium Series


- Fall 2013 -

October 8
The Inaugural Human Rights & Social Justice Lecture
Thomas Pogge, Yale University
"What Do Human Rights Demand of Us?"
5:00pm–7:00pm, Zinner Forum, Heller School

Co-sponsored by the Dept. of Philosophy; the Heller School's Graduate Program in Sustainable International Development; The International Center for Ethics, Justice & Public Life; and the programs of International and Global Studies;  Social Justice and Social Policy; Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies; Health: Science, Society and Policy; and the History of Ideas.

October 11
Daniel Korman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Debunking Perceptual Beliefs About Ordinary Objects"
3:30pm–5:30pm, Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)

November 15
Jeremy Fantl, University of Calgary
"What Is It To Be Happy That P?"
3:30pm–5:30pm, Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)

December 6
Catherine Wearing, Wellesley College
"Speaking Hyperbolically"
3:30pm–5:30pm, Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)

 

- Spring 2014 -

January 24
Christiana Olfert, Tufts University
Aristotle on Action and Fitting Oneself to the World
3:30pm–5:30pm, Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)

February 28
Julia Markovits, MIT
On What It Is To Matter
3:30pm–5:30pm, Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)

March 29
The Philosophy Department's Annual Mini-Conference
This year the topic is Hume and Causation
Featuring:

  • 10am–12pm Don Garrett, (NYU) "CAUSATION as a Humean Sense-Based Concept"
  • 2pm–4pm Jennifer Marušić, (Brandeis University) 'Hume's Violent Paradox: Causal Necessity and the Mind"
  • 4:30pm–6:30pm Helen Beebee, (The University of Manchester) "How Humean is Humean Supervenience? Hume and Lewis on Necessary Connections"

Held in the Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room G-12

April 11
David Lyons, Boston University
"Reparations for Slavery and Jim Crow"
3:30pm–5:30pm, Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)

The Colloquium Series is supported by the Martin Weiner Fund.