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The Department of Philosophy


Philosophy Colloquia

Spring 2015 Colloquium Series

Friday, 13 February, 1:30-3:30 Peck 3117
Dr. Greg Littman, Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy, SIUE

"Self-Referential Dilemmas Defy Standard Solutions to Paradoxes of Self-Reference"


Friday, 27 March, 1:30-3:30 Peck 2409
Dr. Marcus Hedahl, Assistant Professor,
Department of Leadership Ethics and Law, US Naval Academy

"Collective Agent / Collective Cat: How the Capacity for Moral Agency is a Feature of Collective Actions rather than Collective Actors”


Friday, 17 April, 1:30-3:30 Peck 3117
Dr. James Mattingly, Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University

“Humean Natural Philosophy”

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.

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