Everyone is welcome. Further details about each talk will be sent out weekly.
Sept 12: Speaker: A.A. Long (UC-Berkeley) (Gregory Vlastos Memorial Lecture)
Title: "Socratic idiosyncracy and Cynic exhibitionism"
Sept 19: Speaker: Alice MacLachlan (York University) (Graham Kennedy Memorial Lecture)
Title: "Sorry Stories and How (Not) To Tell Them: Philosophical Approaches to Apology"
Sept 26: Speaker: Gary Steiner (Bucknell University)
Title: "The Pathocentric Basis of Animal Rights"
Oct 3: Speaker: Torin Doppelt (Queen's University)
Title: "A Sadness Born of a Fact: A Study of Spinoza's Humility"
Oct 10: Speaker: Patti Tamara Lenard (University of Ottawa)
Title: "On Exit"
Oct 17: Speaker: Lorne MacLachlan (Queen's University)
Title: "The Enigma of Time"
Oct 24: Speaker: Margaret Moore (Queen's University)
Title: "Territory and the Attachment Problem"
Oct 31: Speaker: Jeff McMahan (Rutger's University) (Dunning Lecture)
Title: "Killing Animals and Causing Them To Suffer"
Nov 7: Speaker: Mark Fedyk (Mount Allison University)
Title: "The Foundations of Ethics, if Ethics is an Empirical Research Project"
Nov 14: Speaker: Christine Daigle (Brock University)
Title: "Beauvoir's Phenomenology: Methodology as Political Gesture"
Nov 21: Speaker: Zipporah Weisberg (York University/Queen's University)
Title: "Phenomenology, Ethology, and Animal Ethics"
Nov 28: Speaker: Paul Fairfield (Queen's University)
Title: "Some Thoughts on Death"
Talks and question period to be followed by drinks at the University Club
FOR WINTER 2014
Jan 9: Speaker: Sean Allen-Hermanson (Florida International University)TBA
Title: "In Defense of the Epistemic Privilege of Conscious Introspection: Another look at Anton's syndrome,
human echolocation, and 'facial vision'"
Jan 16: Speaker: Judy Pelham (York University)
Title: "Maddy's Philosophy of Logic: A Naturalistic Method"
Jan 23: Speaker: Krisanna Scheiter (Union College)
Title: "Aristotle's Platonic Account of Emotion"
Jan 30: Speaker: Kyle Johannsen (Queen's University)
Title: "On the Practical and Theoretical Significance of G.A. Cohen's "Facts and Principles""
Feb 6: Speaker: Gillian Barker (University of Western Ontario)
Title: "What is Resilience? Lessons about Cognitive Development from Ecology"
Feb 13: Speaker: Yual Chiek (Queen's University)
Title: "The Reformed Logical Approach to Leibnizian Incompossibility"
Feb 20: Reading week
Feb 27: Speaker: Jesús Garcia (University of Havana)
Title: "Socialist Transformation: A Voyage into the Unknown"
Mar 6: Speaker: Henry Layock
Title: "The Boundless: The Blinkers of Experience, and the Mind-Forged Fetters of Our Logic"
Mar 13: Speaker: Alistair Macleod (Queen's University)
Title: "Justifying Human Rights: Meeting Legitimate Challenges"
Mar 20: Speaker: Catherine Collobert (University of Ottawa)
Mar 27: Speaker: Karolina Huebner (University of Toronto)
April 3: Speaker: Christine Esselmont (Queen's University)
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