Past Philosophy Events

Apr 25, 2019
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Is Poetry Fiction?
Anna Christina, RibeiroTexas Tech University

Apr 4, 2019
ANNUAL BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE: Why Business Ethics is Hard?
Joseph Heath, University of Toronto

Mar 28, 2019
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Well-Being: Subjective, Objective, or Both?
Raffaele Rodogno, Aarhus University

Mar 28, 2019
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Integrative Social Robotics: One Way Philosophy can be Useful to Society (and Engineers)
Raffaele Rodogno, Aarhus University

Mar 14, 2019
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: The Politics of Shame and the Stories We Tell
Jillian Locke, Gustavus Adolphus College

Feb 25, 2019
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Racial Justice Without Character
Abraham Singer, Loyola University Chicago

Oct 19, 2018
ANDREAS LECTURE: Philosophical Busybodies
Tamler Sommers, University of Houston

Oct 18, 2018
ANDREAS LECTURE: The Value of Conflict: Revenge and Restorative Justice
Tamler Sommers, University of Houston

Oct 11, 2018
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Moral Revolutions
Michael Fuerstein, St. Olaf College

Sep 27, 2018
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Equal Opportunity in Winner-Take-All Societies
Joshua Preiss, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Apr 19, 2018
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: When Art Can't Lie
Brandon Cooke, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Apr 5, 2018
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Epistemic Carelessness in the Moral Realm
Bekka Williams, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Mar 22, 2018
ANNUAL BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE: Ethics in a Digital Economy: What's New?
Nien-hê Hsieh, Harvard University

Mar 1, 2018
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Religious Exemptions Gone Liberal: The Case of the Devout Gay Blood Donor
Brian Soucek, University of California, Davis

Feb 22, 2018
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Limits to the Transactional Paradigm in Research Ethics
Danielle Wenner, Carnegie Mellon University

Nov 16, 2017
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: How Should We Distribute Educational Goods?
Harry Brighouse, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Oct 26, 2017
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: What is the Role of Imagination in Music Listening?
Ted Gracyk, Minnesota State University Moorhead

Oct 20, 2017
ANDREAS LECTURE: Porch Light's On But Nobody Home: Non-Self and Buddhist Reductionism About Persons
Mark Siderits, Illinois State University

Oct 19, 2017
ANDREAS LECTURE: Nirvana and the Meaning of Life: Is Buddhism a Religion?
Mark Siderits, Illinois State University

Oct 5, 2017
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Are Free Financial Markets Free (and are they Markets)?
Joshua Preiss, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sep 21, 2017
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Plato's Meno
John Humphrey, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Mar 30, 2017
ANDREAS LECTURE: The Writerly Attitude
Alva Noë, University of California, Berkeley

Mar 29, 2017
ANDREAS LECTURE: Art and Entanglement
Alva Noë, University of California, Berkeley

Nov 17, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Clarifying Capabilities (What Do We Owe Bert When He Crashes His Motorbike?)
Bekka Williams, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 27, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Bioscience as Buddhism
Sun Kyeong Yu, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 13, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Frege on Definition and Explanation
Marcus Rossberg, University of Connecticut

Oct 6, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Could There Be No Logic?
Gillian Russell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Sep 15, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Games and the Aesthetics of Practicality
Thi Nguyen, Utah Valley University

Apr 21, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Caring Democracy: How to Reshape Democratic Politics
Joan Tronto, University of Minnesota

Apr 8, 2016
ANDREAS LECTURE: Truth's Values
Michael Lynch, University of Connecticut

Apr 7, 2016
ANDREAS LECTURE: The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data
Michael Lynch, University of Connecticut

Mar 17, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: The Jetsons and James Meade
Joshua Preiss, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Mar 3, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Cognitive Value and Imaginative Identification: the Case of Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut
Alessandro Giovannelli, Lafayette College

Feb 16, 2016
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Lockean Absolutism: John Locke's Inner Hobbesian
Shane Courtland, University of Minnesota Duluth

Nov 17, 2015
ANNUAL BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE: The Ethics of Tax Competition
Peter Dietsche, University of Montreal

Oct 22, 2015
PHILOSOPHY IN 10 MINUTES: Near-Death Capabilities
Rebekkah Williams, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 9, 2015
ANDREAS LECTURE: Perception: Ground of Empirical Objectivity
Tyler Burge, University of California, Los Angeles

Oct 8, 2015
ANDREAS LECTURE: Do Apes and Children Attribute Mental States to Others?
Tyler Burge, University of California, Los Angeles

Sep 24, 2015
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Darwin's Evolution: What it is and What it is not
Sun Kyeong Yu, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sep 10, 2015
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Know Thyself - A View from Off the Beaten Path
Charles Guignon, University of South Florida

Apr 9, 2015
ETHICS OF ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS: The Lingering Value of Modern Technology
Benjamin Hale, University of Colorado

Apr 2, 2015
ANNUAL BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE: Exploitation, Neglect, and the Psychology of Moral Judgment: Why You're Probably Worse than a Price-Gouger, and Why You Probably Don't Believe It
Matt Zwolinski, University of San Diego

Mar 19, 2015
ETHICS OF ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS: Basic Income: From Justice to Legitimacy
Jurgen De Wispelare, McGill Univeristy

Feb 19, 2015
ETHICS OF ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS: The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of Personal Responsibility
Joshua Preiss, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Feb 10, 2015
ETHICS OF ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS: The Normative Stakes of Economic Growth - 1776 and Today
Lisa Herzog, Stanford University

Nov 20, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Plato on Laughter
Sarah Jansen, Carleton College

Nov 13, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Reference Shifting, Mistranslation, and the Social Transmission of Thought and Language
Julie Wulfemeyer, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 30, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Natural Objects
Joshua Brown, Gustavus Adolphus College

Oct 16, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Is There a Rawlsian Argument for Animal Rights?
David Svolba, Fitchburg State University

Sep 25, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: On Saving Socrates from the 'Socratic Fallacy'
John Humphrey, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Apr 24, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Negative Images: On Photography, Causation, and Absences
Mikael Pettersson, Post-doctoral Researcher at Stockholm University and Visiting Scholar at New York University

Apr 17, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Ethics and Fictive Imagining
Brandon Cooke, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Mar 27, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Global Labor Justice and the Limits of Economic Analysis
Joshua Preiss, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Feb 27, 2014
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Isaac Newton's Polemics with Baruch Spinoza
Eric Schliesser, Ghent University, Belgium

Feb 18, 2014
ANDREAS LECTURE: Seeing-As in the Light of Vision Science
Ned Block, New York University

Feb 17, 2014
ANDREAS LECTURE: Does Consciousness Overflow Cognition?
Ned Block, New York University

Nov 20, 2013
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Racial Justice: Liberalizing Illiberal Liberalism
Charles Mills, Northwestern University

Oct 31, 2013
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Mistakes, Fodor, and Normativity
Richard Liebendorfer, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sep 24, 2013
ANDREAS LECTURE: The Capabilities Approach to Human Development: A Discussion
Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago

Sep 23, 2013
ANDREAS LECTURE: Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities
Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago

Apr 11, 2013
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Why Death is not bad when you are Supremely Self-Satisfied
Alex Voorhoeve, London School of Economics / Princeton University

Apr 4, 2013
ANNUAL BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE: Is Ethics a Softball Player in the Hardball World of Business
George Brenkert, McDonough School of Business - Georgetown University

Feb 28, 2013
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Paradigm Shifts in Molecular Biology
Sun Kyeong Yu, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Nov 15, 2012
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Tuning into Music
Craig Matarrese, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Nov 1, 2012
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Aesthetic Experience
Christopher Stevens, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 25, 2012
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Philosophy, Public Policy, and the Election
Joshua Preiss, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 18, 2012
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: The Socratic Fallacy Revisited
John Humphrey, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 4, 2012
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: The Invention of Market Freedom
Eric MacGilvray, Ohio State University

Sep 20, 2012
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: The Crucible and Aristotelian Moral Authority: A Case Study in Virtue Ethics
Douglas Huff, Gustavus Adolphus College

Nov 17, 2011
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Confronting Skepticism with Kant
Nathan Bauer, University of Chicago

Nov 10, 2011
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Scarcity, Rights, and Privilege: Does Anti-Racist Discourse Over-Use the Concept of White Privilege?
Michael Monahan, Marquette University

Nov 5, 2011
ANDREAS LECTURE: How to Become a Physicalist -- If You Are Already a Naturalist
Jaegwon Kim, Brown University

Nov 4, 2011
ANDREAS LECTURE: Philosophical Reflections on Consciousness and Science
Jaegwon Kim, Brown University

Oct 21, 2011
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Why Comics are not Films
Roy Cook, University of Minnesota

Oct 13, 2011
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Content and Normativity
Richard Lienbendorfer, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Apr 14, 2011
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Punishment and Political Philosophy: The Case of John Rawls
Chad Flanders, Saint Louis University School of Law

Apr 4, 2011
ANNUAL BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE: The Sovereignty of the Nudged
Daniel M. Hausman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mar 15, 2011
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: The Cartesian Mind in the Abused Body: Embodiment and Limitations
Peg O'Connor, Gustavus Adolphus College

Feb 23, 2011
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: On the Ethical Distinction between Arts and Pornography
Brandon Cooke, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sep 29, 2010
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: American Inequality and the Idea of Personal Responsibility
Joshua Preiss, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sep 2, 2010
ANDREAS LECTURE: The Life of Honor
Anthony Appiah, Princeton University

Sep 1, 2010
ANDREAS LECTURE: Ethics in a World of Strangers
Anthony Appiah, Princeton University

Apr 21, 2010
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: What is a truth value, and how many are there?
Roy Cook, University of Minnesota

Apr 8, 2010
ANNUAL BUSINESS ETHICS LECTURE: Business Ethics as Risk Management
Alfred Marcus, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

Mar 31, 2010
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Experiential Knowledge: Knowledge of What It's Like
Devora Shapiro

Feb 23, 2010
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Empty General Terms
Stephen Donaho, Normandale Community College

Feb 17, 2010
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Reflections of Plato's Euthyphro
John Humphrey, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Nov 12, 2009
When Science Meets Philosophy
Sun Kyeong Yu, Minnesota State University, Mankato
A Recipient of the Summer 2009 Teaching Scholar Fellowship

Nov 4, 2009
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM:
Contrastive 'We-Intentions,' the Public/Private Distinction, and the Possibility of a Greater Moral Community?
Jaime Hoffman, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Oct 30, 2009
ANDREAS LECTURE: Authenticity and History in Legal Interpretation and Music Performance
Clark Wolf, Iowa State University

Oct 29, 2009
ANDREAS LECTURE: Intergenerational Justice, Human Needs, and Climate Policy
Clark Wolf, Iowa State University

Oct 7, 2009
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: The Data of Aesthetics
Brandon Cooke, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sep 18, 2009
ANDREAS LECTURE: Must Naturalism be Nihilistic?
Alex Rosenberg, Duke University

Sep 17, 2009
ANDREAS LECTURE: Is Darwinism the only game in town?
Alex Rosenberg, Duke University

Apr 24, 2009
ANDREAS LECTURE: Twenty-Five years after Baby Doe: Ethical Decision-Making About Start of Life
Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University

Apr 23, 2009
ANDREAS LECTURE: Discarding Disability Identity: Life for Wounded Warriors and Everyone Else in a New Era for Civil Rights
Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University

Mar 19, 2009
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Temporal Dimensions in Reductionism in Biology
Alan Love, University of Minnesota

Feb 18, 2009
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Seeing Things
Jeff Johnson, College of St. Catherine

Nov 13, 2008
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism
Henry West, Macalester College

Oct 3, 2008
ANDREAS LECTURE: Latinos Beyond the Binary
Linda Alcoff, Syracuse University

Oct 2, 2008
ANDREAS LECTURE: Race, Gender, and Rationality: When is Identity Relevant?
Linda Alcoff, Syracuse University

Apr 4, 2008
ANDREAS LECTURE: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
Daniel Dennett, Tufts University
Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of Center for Cognitive Studies

Apr 3, 2008
ANDREAS LECTURE: Evolution and Evitability, Free Will and Responsibility
Daniel Dennett, Tufts University
Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of Center for Cognitive Studies

Dec 31, 1969
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: What's Wrong with the Gendered Division of Labor, Anyway?
Gina Schouten, Harvard University

Dec 31, 1969
PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Reasons and Deliberation
Jeff Behrends, Harvard University