What’s Happening

Spectrum Series

The Department of Philosophy presents two lectures by Tyler Burge, professor of philosophy at UCLA, and the author of articles in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and more.

March 28, 2014
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Thursday, March 27, 2014
3:30 PM

Amy Kind, professor of philosophy at Claremont McKenna College will present a lecture, “Imagining Under Constraints.”

March 14, 2014
Thursday, March 6, 2014
3:30 PM

Allen Carlson, of the University of Alberta, presents “What is a Sound Natural Aesthetics for Conservation Policy and Land Management?”

February 25, 2014
Philosophy Coffees
Thursday, February 27, 2014
3:30 PM

The concept of “essence” plays an important role in the history of philosophical thinking. Are essences actual, or does the term merely act a tool for categorizing the world around us?

February 20, 2014
Friday, February 14, 2014
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Linda Martin Alcoff will present a lecture titled “The Future of Whiteness,” which asks if racism is inherent in white identity.

February 3, 2014
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Monday, February 3, 2014
3:30 PM

The Titus Hepp Lecture Series welcomes Ben Caplan of The Ohio State University presenting “Brutal Propositions.”

January 16, 2014
Philosophy Coffees
Thursday, January 30, 2014
3:30 PM

Contextualism is the idea that “knowledge” is a context-sensitive term. Invariantism, on the other hand, holds that claims to knowledge do not vary in different contexts. Which of these views is more compelling?

January 16, 2014
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, November 15, 2013
3:30 PM

Corporations are often treated as legal persons.

November 8, 2013
Ronald Sandler
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, November 8, 2013
3:30 PM

The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes Ronald Sandler of Northeastern University presenting "A Defense of the Moral Status of Artifacts?"

October 24, 2013
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Spectrum Series
Thursday, November 7, 2013
4:00 PM

The Spectrum Series welcomes Ronald Sandler of Northeastern University presenting “The Ethics of De-Extinction.”

October 24, 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013

The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes John Haldane, University of St. Andrews, presenting “Naturalism, Realism, and Natural Realism'

September 24, 2013
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, September 20, 2013
3:30 PM

Philosophy Coffee looks at the obligations of friendship.

September 13, 2013
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, October 4, 2013
3:30 PM

The Philosophy Coffee explores parents, children, and the complexities of their relationships.

September 13, 2013
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, April 19, 2013
3:30 PM

Lectureship that honors Harold H. Titus & Maylon H. Hepp. Past Denison professors who jointly contributed over 63 years of prominent academic service to the philosophy department.

May 28, 2013
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, April 26, 2013
3:30 PM

Philosophy coffees are informal discussions among students and faculty, centering on a different questions and issues.

April 26, 2013