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Queen's University

Department of Philosophy

Graduate Student Colloquium Series

For Fall/Winter 2014-15

All talks will be held on Fridays at 2:30 in the Departmental Lounge (Watson 341), unless otherwise noted

October 3

Matt Taylor

Grounding Animal Rights in Mutual Advantage Contractarianism

October 24


Michael Vossen

Kinds and Directives
Dissertation Research Seminar 

October 31 Erik Zhang
Moral Realism and Questions of Moral Motivation 
November 21

Krista Videchak
Another Kind of Injustice: Adding Epistemological Explanations to the Reparations Debate
Dissertation Research Seminar 

November 28

Phil Smolenski
Reorienting Justice or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Stability
Dissertation Research Seminar 

December 5

Josh Landry
Rethinking medical decision-making: Justifying mild paternalism and defending limits to patient autonomy
Dissertation Research Seminar 

January 9 Torin Doppelt
Spinoza's Seemingly Absurd Love of God 
January 16 Jared Houston
Politics of Decline

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