November 30: Claire Kirwin

Join us this Friday, November 16 for a discussion with Claire Kirwin (University of Chicago) on her paper “Value Realism and the Idiosyncrasy of the Practical”.

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here 

When: Friday, November 30, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Wieboldt Hall 408

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November 16: Warren Wilson

Join us this Friday, November 16 for a discussion with Warren Wilson (University of Chicago) on his paper “Rousseau’s Paradox of Autonomy”.

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here 

When: Friday, November 16, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Wieboldt Hall 408

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November 9: Amia Srinivasan

Join us this Friday, November 9 for a discussion with Amia Srinivasan (Oxford University) on “On Genealogy”.

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here.

When: Friday, November 9, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Wieboldt Hall 408

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November 2: José Medina

Join us this Friday, November 2 for a discussion with José Medina (Northwestern University) on “Resisting Racist Propaganda: Distorted Visual Communication and Epistemic Activism”.

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here.

When: Friday, November 2, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Wieboldt Hall 408

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October 23: Christina Van Dyke

Join us this Tuesday, October 23 for a talk by Christina Van Dyke (Calvin College) on “Medieval Mystics on Persons: What John Locke Didn’t Tell You”.

Please note the unusual day, time, and location.

There is no paper to be read in advance of this event.

When: Tuesday, October 23, 6:30pm-8:30pm      Where: Classics 110

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October 19: Anne Eaton

Join us this Friday, October 19 for a discussion with Anne Eaton (University of Illinois, Chicago) on “Sex-positive Anti-porn Feminism”.

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here.

When: Friday, October 19, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Wieboldt Hall 408

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May 25: Pascal Brixel

Join us this Friday, May 25 for a discussion with Pascal Brixel (University of Chicago) on “Species of External Unfreedom and Their Unity

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here.

When: Friday, May 25, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Social Sciences 401

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May 18: Charlie Capps

Join us this Friday, May 18 for a discussion with Charlie Capps (University of Chicago) on “Three Guises of Intention.”

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here.

When: Friday, May 18, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Social Sciences 401

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April 27: Andrea Westlund

Join us this Friday, April 27 for a discussion with Andrea Westlund (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) on “Rational Autonomy and Practical Authority.”

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here.

When: Friday, April 27, 10:30am-12:20pm      Where: Social Sciences 401

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April 13: Meghan Sullivan

Join us this Friday, April 13 for a discussion with Meghan Sullivan (Notre Dame) on “Time Biases and Rational Planning.”

The relevant chapters should be read in advance and are available here.  The focus will be on chapters 5 and 6, “Preferences about the Past” and “The No Regrets Argument”, but we have also included the Introduction if readers are interested in seeing where these arguments fit in the broader project.

When: Friday, April 13, 10:00-11:45 am      Where: Social Sciences 401

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