Philosophy Department Speaker Series | College of Arts

Philosophy Department Speaker Series

2017-2018   2018-19  2019-20

All talks will take place 11:30-1:00

September, Friday 27: Dr. Frederica Berdini (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
Title: "Agency and Authorship: Towards a Socially Situated, Interactionist View"
Location: MacKinnon, 235

November, Friday 1: Natalie Stoljar (McGill University)
Title: "Effective Intentions and Autonomy: A Social Relational Analysis"
Location: MacKinnon, 235

November, Friday 29: Jacqueline Feke (University of Waterloo)
Title: "Ancient Greek Mathematics as Philosophy"
Location: LIB265 (in the Library, second floor)

Friday 31, January: Rebecca Comay (University of Toronto)
Title: "Deadlines (Literally)"
Location: MCKN 345 (Philosophy Department Lounge)

Friday 28, February: Samantha Brennan (University of Guelph)
Title: "A Tomb of One's Own: Feminist Reflections on Death"
Location: MCKN 318

Friday 27, March: Dale Turner (University of Toronto)
Aboriginal Philosophy, political science
Title: TBA
Location: MCKN 318

Special Event: Friday January 24th
Brooke Ackerly (Vanderbilt University)
Title: "Taking Responsibility for Climate Change: What People in Extreme Poverty can Teach Big Donors (and the Rest of Us)
Location: MacKinnon 236
Time: 11:30-1:00

The Department of Philosophy welcomes Dr. Brooke Ackerly, a professor in the political science department at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Ackerly is the author of Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice (2018); Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (2000); and Universal Human Rights in World of Difference (2008) and is also editor-in-chief of the International Feminist Journal of Politics