2012-2013 Public Events
MORE DETAILS COMING SOON
Sept. 14: Susanne Lettow, Professor (Institute for Philosophy, FU Berlin)
Title: “Naturalizing Sex and Race. Epistemic Constellations in Kant, Schelling and Hegel”
Oct. 12: Margaret Walker (Donald J. Schuenke Chair in Philosophy, Marquette
Title: “The Task of Reparations"
Oct. 26: Mauro Carbone (Professor of Aesthetics at the Faculté de Philosophie,
Université Jean-Moulin, Lyon)
Title: “Cinema and the Proustian Depth of Time: The mutual Precession of Images and Things according to Merleau-Ponty”
Nov. 9: Sonia Sikka (Professor of Philosophy, University of Ottowa)
Title: "Moral Relativism and the Concept of Culture"
Dec. 7: Dan Dahlstrom (Professor of Philosophy, Boston University)
Title: "Language, Being, and the Path of Heidegger's Thinking"
March 22: Cora Diamond (William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Philosophy and Law,
University of Virginia), Dotterer Lecturer
Title: The Problem of Impiety
3:30pm, Alumni Lounge, Nittany Lion Inn
March 27: Kyle Whyte (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Michigan State
Title: "A Philosophy of Indigeneity"
12:30 - 2:00 p.m., 124 Sparks Building
The concept of indigeneity can be used to effectively understand distinct dimensions of the oppression and contemporary circumstances of Native North Americans. It also is a concept that explains important features of Indigenous social movements, both those of tribal governments and those of activists, especially in light of the current challenges facing Indigenous peoples worldwide.
April 5: Susan Shell (Professor of Political Science, Boston College)
Title: “Kantian Pluralism”
April 26: Cynthia Willett (Professor of Philosophy, Emory University)