The Work in Progress Brown Bag Luncheon Series gives members of the faculty and graduate students a forum for the presentation of works in progress and ideas for upcoming research and publication. Here are the schedules for Fall, 2014 and Spring, 2015. For the fall semester, all talks will begin at noon in the Philosophy Commons, Coughlin 139. Locations for Spring 2015 TBD. Contact Kimberly Engels or Dana Fritz for more information.
10/29/2014 3:30 P.M. LL 176 Colloquium Series: Karin de Boer, University of Leuven, "The Problem of Dissent in Hegel's Philosophy of Right"
10/30/2014 3:30-5:00 The Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Prof. Jon McGinnis, University of Missouri St. Louis, "Intellectual Humility in Medieval Islam" Raynor 330B.
11/5/2014 LL 384 Brown Bag Luncheon Curtis Carter "Word and Image: Ways of Worldmaking" The paper examines the relation of word and image in the arts with a look at past and current ways in which work and image interact in various art forms including visual arts and literature. The works of modern and contemporary artists including J.R. R. Tolkien, Warhol and others explore ways of worldmaking in their works.
11/7/2014 3:30 P.M. DS 105, Colloquium Series: Luca Ferraro, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "What is so special about Agency?: Constitutivism and Inescapability"
11/18/2014 Brown Bag Luncheon Eunah Lee “A Decolonial Critique to a 'turn' theory in Kant's racism”
11/18/2014 4:30 P.M., William Wehr Physics 141 Seminar Maria João Neves, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, "The Philosophy of María Zambrano"
11/21/2014 3:30 P.M. DS 105 Colloquium Series: Kate Moran, Brandeis University, "Justic e Disguised as Charity: Kant on 'General Injustice'".
2/22/2015 3:00 P.M. The Aquinas Lecture, Professor Richard Moran, Harvard University
3/6/2015 Colloquium Series, Dehlia Hannah, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "The Atmosphere of the Atmosphere: A Phenomenological Investigation of Climate Modeling"
3/8/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Jered Janes “An Husserlian Critique of McDowell's Conceptualism”
3/12/2015-3/14/2015 Interdisciplinary Moral Forum, TRT grant.
3/18/2015 8:40 A.M.-1:10 P.M., Raynor Library Conference Center B-C Symposium Rahim Acar, Marmara University, Istanbul, Andrea Robiglio, KU Leuven, Sarah Pessin, University of Denver, "Philosophy in Support of Religion in the Abrahamic Traditions in the Middle Ages." Contact Dr. Richard Taylor for more information.
3/19/2015 3:30-5:00 P.M. Seminar Sarah Pessin, University of Denver, Richard C. Taylor, Marquette University, "Averroes and Maimonides: Influence and Innovation." Contact Dr. Richard Taylor for more information
3/25/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Marisola Xhelili “Can We Hold Psychopaths Morally Responsible? Reassessing Agency Cultivation and Moral Participation”
4/8/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Ericka Tucker “The Hobbesian Roots of Spinozan Democracy”
4/17/2015, 3:30 P.M. Colloquium Series, Richard Taylor, Marquette University, "Remarks on Intellectual Abstraction in Aristotle and the Medieval Traditions"
4/22/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Yoon Choi “Conscience as Moral Self-Awareness in Kant's Late Ethical Writings”