Titus-Hepp Lecture

Upcoming Events

Here are just a few notable lecturers from past years: 
  • Roger Cherry Author of "The Odd Couple Does Athens: Ancient Greek Philosophy and the Origins of Rhetoric."
  • Steven Vogel Denison professor & author of “Thinking Like a Mall”
  • Joel Richeimer Author of “Rethinking Movie Magic: A Pragmatist Approach”
About the Series 

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The Harold H. Titus-Maylon H. Hepp Lectureship is a Philosophy Department series that honors Harold H. Titus-Maylon H. Hepp, Lecturers in Philosophy.

The Titus-Hepp series is an endowed lectureship that honors these two past Denison professors who jointly contributed over 63 years of prominent academic service to the philosophy department.

Series Archives

2016

Ecological ethics in Chinese philosophy (64905)
April 22, 2016
The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes Yang Xiao presenting "Beyond Nature and Culture: Ecological Ethics in Chinese Philosophy."
‘Learning to Laugh with Zhuangzi’ (64907)
March 25, 2016
The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes Cheryl Cottine presenting "Learning to Laugh with Zhuangzi."
‘Wherefore Fundamentality?’ (64793)
February 29, 2016
The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes Kelly Trogdon presenting "Wherefore Fundamentality?"

2015

'Ecological Ethics in Chinese Philosophy' (48384)
November 6, 2015
The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes Yang Xiao presenting a lecture, "Beyond Nature and Culture: Ecological Ethics in Chinese Philosophy.”
April 17, 2015
The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes Charles Mills of Northwestern University presenting “Racial Equality.”
"Pluralist Essentialism: How Davidson, Aristotle and Kripke Are All Partly Right" (40442)
March 27, 2015
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Sam Wheeler presenting a Titus Hepp Lecture, "Pluralist Essentialism: How Davidson, Aristotle and Kripke Are All Partly Right."

2014

'Explaining the Tides' (38128)
December 5, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Christopher Pincock presenting "Newton, Laplace and Salmon on Explaining the Tides" for the Titus-Hepp Lecture Series.
'Disconcerting Experience' (38060)
November 3, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes David Wood presenting "Disconcerting Experience."
'Promises: Hume, Scanlon, and Voluntary Self-Obligation' (38019)
October 13, 2014
The Titus Hepp Series welcomes Rachel Cohon presenting "Promises: Hume, Scanlon, and Voluntary Self-Obligation."
'Origins of Mind' (39017)
April 28, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Tyler Burge presenting "Perception: Origins of Mind."
'Reason and Propositional Attitudes' (39013)
April 28, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Tyler Burge presenting “Reason and Propositional Attitudes.”
'Imagining under Constraints' (38859)
March 27, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Amy Kind presenting "Imagining Under Constraints."
Aesthetics for conservation (38754)
March 6, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Allen Carlson presenting "What is a Sound Natural Aesthetics for Conservation Policy and Land Management?"
'The Future of Whiteness' (38680)
February 14, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Linda Martin Alcoff presenting "The Future of Whiteness."
February 3, 2014
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Ben Caplan presenting "Brutal Propositions."

2013

November 8, 2013
The Spectrum Series welcomes Ronald Sandler presenting "A Defense of the Moral Status of Artifacts?”
'Naturalism, Realism, and Natural Realism' (38472)
September 30, 2013
The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series welcomes John Haldane, University of St. Andrews, presenting "Naturalism, Realism, and Natural Realism'