Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Logo
Apply to SIUE
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
Institutional Header

The Department of Philosophy


Philosophy Colloquia

Fall 2015 Colloquium Series

September 11th, 2015

Dr. Matthew Cashen, SIUE

“External Goods in Aristotle’s *Politics*.”


October 23rd 2015

Richard Spencer, Dean of Liberal Arts at SWIC

"Durkheim and Rationality"


November 6th, 2015

Dr. Kristen Irwin. Loyola University Chicago

"Leibniz on the Grounds for Religious Toleration."


Spring 2015

Dr. Greg Littman, SIUE, presents "Self-Referential Dilemmas Defy Standard Solutions to Paradoxes of Self-Reference" (2/13/2015)

Dr. Marcus Hedahl, US Naval Academy, presents "Collective Agent / Collective Cat: How the Capacity for Moral Agency is a Feature of Collective Actions rather than Collective Actors” (3/27/2015)

Dr. James Mattingly, Georgetown University, presents “Humean Natural Philosophy” (4/17/2015)

Fall 2014

Dr. Alyson Spurgas, presents "Posttraumatic Stress, Dissociative, and Sexual Desire Disorders in the DSM-5: Separating Sexuality from Relationality" (10/3/2014)

Dr. Chris Pearson presents "Reductionism, Multiple Realizability, and the Problem of Kind Individuation in Developmental Biology" (10/31/14)

Dr. Skip Larkin presents "Holding Safety Paramount" (11/14/14)

Dr. Travis Rieder, Hecht-Levi Fellow at the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University, presents: "It's Time to Have 'The Talk': The Case for Combating Climate Disruption through Population Reduction" (12/5/14) 

Spring 2014

Dr. Carl Craver presents "Graphing the Brain’s Dark Energy – Network analysis and Cortical Systems” (4/25/2014)

Fall 2013

Dr. Josh Heter presents “Epistemic Possibility and Practical Reasoning” (9/20/2013)

Dr. William Rehg presents “Does Science Serve the Common Good?” (11/15/2013)

Dr. William Larkin presents "A Decentralized Land Ethic" (11/22/2013)

Spring 2013

Ezio Vailati presents "Information That Might Not Have Been Obtained" (3/29/2013)

Elizabeth Victor (4/5/2013)

Alison Reiheld presents "Holding Fast and Letting Go: The Ethics of Remembering and Letting Go" (4/19/2013)

Fall 2012

Elizabeth Victor presents "Scientific Research & Civil Rights" (9/7/2012)

Ezio Vailati presents "Nazi Narratives in Leni Riefenstahl's 'Olympia'" (10/12/2012)

Dr. Charlie Kurth (Washington University in St. Louis) presents "Better Assurance-Based Account of Promises" (11/30/2012)

For more information, please contact the Philosophy Department.

facebookoff twitteroff vineoff linkedinoff flickeroff instagramoff googleplusoff tumblroff socialoff