Philosophy Events

Philosophy Roundtable is held at 11:00 a.m. in Scovel 105, unless otherwise stated

Date Presentation
Aug 21 Convocation, 11:05 a.m.
Aug 26 Senior I.S. Proposals. Mandatory Philosophy Majors Meeting. Scovel 105
Aug 28 William Vaughan (Ashland University)
"The Turning Point in Phenomenology: Husserl's Cartesian Meditations"
Sept 4 William Vaughan (Ashland University)
"Phenomenologies of Intersubjectivity Following Husserl"
Sept 11 Mark Wells, Visiting Assistant Professor
"Treating Patients Badly: The Problem with American Medical Bills"
Sept 18 TBA
Sept 25 Senior I.S. Presentations: Alana Deluty, "My Bun in Her Oven: A Bioethical Exploration of Outsourced Surrogacy in India" and Benjamin Peters
Oct 2 Senior I.S. Presentations: Evelyn Yu Yu Swe, "Adorno and Mouffe on Art and Political Praxis" and Saul Propp, "Groundwork for a Quantum Ontology"
Oct 9 Fall Break
Oct 16 Senior I.S. Presentations: Christopher Blaikie, "DRONES!! & Philosophy" and Oliver Raker
Oct 23 Senior I.S. Presentations: Zachary Diehl, "What Makes Something Valuable?" and Jake Fisher, "Is Privatized Education Creating a Negative Impact on Society?"
Oct 29 Lindner Lecture in Ethics, 7:30 p.m. in Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center
Linda Alcoff, Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center “The Future of Whiteness”
Oct 30 Senior I.S. Presentations: Maxim Elrod and James Thomas
Nov 6 Senior I.S. Presentations: Brian Hefele and James Love
Nov 13 Senior I.S. Presentations: Rachel Amoroso and Nicholas Cullo
Nov 20 Senior I.S. Presentations: Thomas Pera and Rhishav Choudhury
Nov 27 Thanksgiving Break - No Roundtable
Dec 4 Holiday Luncheon - No Roundtable
Winter Break
Jan 15 Senior I.S. Presentations: Adam Seligson and Bennett Hudson
Jan 20 Senior I.S. Presentations: Danielle Aviles
Jan 22 Senior I.S. Presentations: Bryce Benefield and Emma Kahn
Jan 29 Senior I.S. Presentations: Brian Lock and Andrew Johnson
Feb 4 Angela Davis, Global and Postcolonial Ethics Lecture
Feb 5 Senior I.S. Presentations: Brian Harte and John Cancalosi
Feb 12 Senior I.S. Presentations: Chelsea Frey and Tiffany Norman
Feb 13 Maria Lugones, Global and Postcolonial Ethics Lecture
Feb 19 Senior I.S. Presentations: Patrick Starks and Jordan Miller
Feb 25 Phi Sigma Tau Lecture by Paul Thompson (Michigan State University)
Feb 26 Senior I.S. Presentation: Janelle Young and Matthew Osolinski
Mar 4 Kristie Dotson, Global and Postcolonial Ethics Lecture
Mar 5 Senior I.S. Presentation: Ainslee Robson and Nicholas Solem
Spring Break
Mar 26  Soup, sandwiches, and stories, Scovel 004
Apr 2  Dr. Hao Tang, SUN yat-sen University, China; "A Meeting of the Conceptual and the Natural: Wittgenstein on Learning a Sensation-Language"
Apr 9  Orlando Jones ('16); "Just War Theory and ISIS" Aged Principles Applied to New Age Problems
Apr 16 David Albrechta ('08); Law Clerk with Albrechta & Coble Ltd., "The Land Ethic and Pragmatic Environmentalism at Christy Farm Nature Preserve"
Apr 23  Sophia Derugen-Toomey ('11); "Shmagency& Shkepticism: Intelligible Replies to Skeptics"
Apr 23 2:30 p.m. - Informal meeting with students, Scovel 100
Apr 28 Juniors' Meeting
Apr 30 Senior I.S. Presentations: James Love and Christopher Morris