The Philosophy Seminar Series is a lecture and workshop series run every semester by the Philosophy Graduate Student Association. Graduate students, faculty, and esteemed guests present every Friday, 2:00-3:30 PM, in STH 525.

Fall 2023

September 15: Daniel Dahlstrom, “Themes of Heidegger’s thinking, early and late.”

September 22: Jacob Joyce, “Conceiving the Mind: A Rationalist Theory of the Mental Faculties”

September 29: Jack Harris, “Reconsidering Autonomy Within The Four Principles of Bioethics”

October 6: Caroline Wall, “Nietzsche’s Views on War”

October 13: Amber Sheldon, “AI and Animal Ethics”

October 20: Leticia Castillo-Brache, “Parachute Science and the Legacy of Scientific Colonialism in Paleontology Today: Exploring Harmful Hidden Narratives.”

November 3: Casey Grippo, “The State and Individuation”

November 10: Paolo Degiorgi, “Category Mistakes and Time”

November 17: Fernando Lopes, “The End of Philosophy as the Beginning of Hope: Rorty on Romanticism and Love”

December 1: Victor Kumar, “The Evolution of LGBTQ Progress”

December 8: Marc Gasser-Wingate, “Aristotle on Human and Animal Experience.”

Spring 2023

March 17 – Faculty presentation: Daniel Star

April 7 – Leticia Castillo Brache

April 21 – Merve Tapinç

April 28 – Faculty presentation: Juliet Floyd

Fall 2021

September 24Lewis Wang presents, “How Do We Assess Softer Learning Goals?” An Inclusive Teaching Workshop.

October 8Paul Katsafanas presents, “The Fanatic & The Last Man: On Nietzsche, Critical Reflection & Our Evaluative Commitments.”

October 15Casey Grippo presents, “The Relationship Between Disease & Symptoms.”

October 22Aja Watkins presents, “Writing Grant Applications.” A Graduate Workshop.

October 29Federica Bocchi presents, “Teaching An Inclusive Course.” An Inclusive Teaching Workshop.

November 12Matthew Brewer presents, “Academic Skepticism: An Overview.”

November 19Leticia Castillo Brache presents, “In the Wake of Climate Change: Policy & Climate Refugees.”

December 3Victor Kumar presents, “Evolution & Progress.”