Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Colloquia Series

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 3:22pm
All colloquia are on Friday afternoons, 3:30pm in 115 Peabody unless otherwise noted, light refreshments follow in the atrium unless otherwise noted. Talk titles TBA. February 2, 2018 - Robert Hopkins (NYU) - "Ryle-ing the Irreal: sensory imagining as knowing about sensing" Gilbert Ryle claims that perception involves both sensation and thought. Sensory imagining, he holds, though usually considered to involve something like the recreation of…

Japa Pallikkathayil
Lecture - Friday, Nov. 2: Japa Pallikkathayil "Free Speech & the Embodied Self"

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 1:06pm
University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Japa Pallikkathayil will speak on "Freedom of Speech & the Embodied Self" in 115 Peabody Hall on Friday, November 2 at 3:30pm as part of the Scott & Heather Kleiner Lecture Series. Pallikkathayil works in applied ethics and on issues at the intersection of moral and political philosophy, recently focusing on the topics of coercion, deception, and exploitation. Her work has been featured in…

Lewis Gordon
Lecture - Friday, Oct. 12: Lewis R. Gordon, “Four Kinds of Invisibility from Euromodernity”

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:23pm
University of Connecticut Professor Lewis R. Gordon will speak on  “Four Kinds of Invisibility from Euromodernity” in 115 Peabody Hall on Friday, Oct. 12 at 3:30pm. Gordon is a Professor of Philosophy with affiliations in African studies, Judaic studies, Caribbean and Latinx studies, and Asian and Asian American studies. He presents at the invitation of the UGA Philosophy Graduate Student Association as part of the UGA Department of Philosophy's…