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Past Events

May
01

Helen Longino discusses her book: Studying Human Behavior

3:15pm | Main Quad, Building 90, MAP

"In Studying Human Behavior, Philosophy Professor Helen E. Longino enters into the complexities of human behavioral research, a domain still...

May
01
Apr
30

Philip Kitcher: After Faith: Values and Community in a Secular World

5:30pm | Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall, MAP

Secular Humanism is a positive position, not merely the denial of anything transcendent.  Secular Humanists face familiar challenges, some intellectual...

Apr
27

“Understanding ISIS”: Annual Garfield Forum for Undergraduates

3:30pm | Assembly Room, Bechtel International..., MAP

The Garfield Forum is an annual mini-conference focusing on a topic at the intersection of religion, ethics, and public life, designed in particular...

Apr
16

Justice and Climate Change: New Challenges and New Theories

5:30pm | Law School, Room 290, MAP

Climate change represents a unique challenge to both our theories and our institutions, but public debates about climate change often suffer from an...

Apr
08

Peter Singer: The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically

7:00pm | Dinkelspiel Auditorium, MAP

Peter Singer’s books and ideas have been disturbing our complacency ever since the appearance of Animal Liberation. Now he directs our...

Mar
06

Quarterly Tea

3:15pm | Philosophy Lounge, MAP
Feb
27

"Moral Worth and Normative Ethics" with Philosopher Nomy Arpaly

3:15pm | Philosophy Building 90, room 92Q, MAP

Philosophy Department Colloquium with Associate Professor of Philosophy, Nomy Arpaly, Brown University

Feb
13

A Linguistic Turn in the Philosophy of Normativity?

3:15pm | Philosophy Building 90, room 92Q, MAP

The theory of deontic modality within linguistics offers an account of the meaning of normative terms including 'ought'. How far should this account...

Feb
12

"Cut Adrift" book lecture with Marianne Cooper

4:15pm | Bechtel International Center Assembly..., MAP

Join us for a book signing and lecture with Clayman Institute Sociologist and author, Marianne Cooper. Her new book, Cut Adrift: Families in...

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