January 10th: Susan McWilliams (Professor of Politics, Pomona College), “American Road Trip Stories and American Political Thought” (Foster 505) Since long before the age of the automobile, Americans have been…

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October 2nd: James Kreines (Professor of Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College), “Absolute Idealism and the Metaphysical Definitions of God: Hegel on Aristotle and Spinoza” (Foster 505)   October 18th: Lindsay Atnip…

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March 29th: Michael Rutherglen (PhD student, Committee on Social Thought), “Intermittency, Transparency, & Parody: On Eliot’s Rhymes” (Foster 305) Although T.S. Eliot is most often thought of as helping to…

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January 11th: Danielle Charette (PhD student, Social Thought), “Shakespearean Monarchs in Kierkegaard’s Sickness Unto Death: Royal Case-Studies in Despair” (Foster 305) Throughout The Sickness Unto Death, Kierkegaard draws upon Shakespeare to illustrate the theatrics of…

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September 28th: Parysa Mostajir (PhD candidate, Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science), “Experience and Literature”This paper provides a pragmatist argument for the importance of literature in a healthy and progressive human…

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The Literature & Philosophy Workshop Spring Schedule is now up on our website and included below. All workshops take place in Foster 305 unless otherwise noted; documents are generally available…

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Literature & Philosophy Workshop Winter 2017 Schedule January 5th: “In Praise of Depth: or, How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Hidden.” (Foster 505) Joshua Landy (Andrew B. Hammond…

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We are delighted to announce the Literature & Philosophy Workshop’s Fall 2016 schedule. All discussions take place at 4:30 p.m., in Foster 305 unless otherwise noted; a light reception follows in every…

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We’re delighted to announce our schedule for the 2016 Spring Quarter! Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place Thursday at 4:30pm in Foster 305 and are followed by a small reception. Texts to be read in advance are…

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We’re delighted to announce our schedule for the 2016 Winter Quarter! Unless otherwise notes, all meetings take place Thursday at 4:30pm in Foster 305 and are followed by a small reception. Texts to be read in advance…

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