The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the following (tentative) schedule of talks in the Colloquium Series. Unless otherwise noted, all talks will be held on Thursday afternoons in Room 517, John Watson Hall, Bader Lane, beginning at 4:30pm.
Everyone is welcome. Further details about each talk will be sent out weekly.
Sept 13: James Robert Brown (University of Toronto) (Graham Kennedy Memorial Lecture)
Title: “Epistemology, Politics, Money, Medicine”
Sept 20: Naomi Choi (Queen's University Postdoctoral Fellow)
Title: “Strong Evaluation: Ethics, Narrative, and the Problem of Justification”
Sept. 27: Christine Overall (Queen's University)
Title: "What - If Any - Is the Value of Gender?"
Oct 4: NO TALK
Oct 11: Lorne Maclachlan
Title: "Demythologizing Mathematics or Math without Myth"
Oct 18: Mathieu Doucet (University of Waterloo)
Title: "Do We Always Regret Weakness of Will?"
Oct 25: Will Kymlicka (Queen's University)
Title: "Do We Need a Political Theory of Animal Rights?"
Nov 1: Henry Laycock (Queen's University)
Title: "Plato was Right: There is Chaos*"
Nov 8: Jacob Beck (York University)
Title: "Can Bootstrapping Explain Concept Learning?"
Nov 15: NO TALK
Nov 22: Louis-Philippe Hodgson (York University)
Title: "Cosmopolitanism and Reproductive Choices"
Nov 29: NO TALK
Jan 10: NO TALK
Jan 17: Pablo Gilabert (Concordia)
Title: "Justice and Beneficence: A Conceptual Exploration"
Jan 24: Joshua Mozersky (Queen's University)
Title: "Keeping the Observer in the Model: Why Space-Time has Inherent Structure"
Jan 31: Justin Steinberg (Brooklyn College)
Title: "Two Puzzles Concerning Spinoza's Conception of Belief"
Feb 7: Andrew P. Ross (Queen's University)
Title: "Self-defense, Threats, and Burden Distribution"
Feb 14: Matthew Liao (NYU)
Title: "Human Rights and Fundamental Conditions for a Good Life"
Feb 21: Reading week
Feb 28: Cancellation
Mar 7: Philip Shadd (Queen's University)
Title: "A Christian Reformed Theory of Political Legitimacy"
Mar 14: Macalester Bell (Columbia)
Title: "Forgiveness and Death"
Mar 21: David Miller (Oxford)
Title: "Justice for Earthlings"
Mar 28: NO TALK
April 4: Katherine Wayne
Title: "Virtue and Vice in Reproduction"