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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March 29: Martha Nussbaum **Special Day/Time/Location

Join us this Thursday, March 29 for a discussion with Martha Nussbaum (UChicago) on “A Toxic Brew: Sexism and Misogyny.”

A chapter should be read in advance and is available here.  The focus will be on the
misogyny chapter, but the Introduction is also available for context of the larger project.

When: Thursday, March 29, 10:00-11:45 am      Where: Rosenwald 405

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February 23: Adrienne Martin **Special Time/Location

Join us this Friday, February 23 for a discussion with Adrienne Martin (Claremont McKenna) on “Normative Hope and Shared Agency: Ideas in Progress.”

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

When: Friday, February 23, 2:00-3:50 pm      Where: Social Sciences 302

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February 16: Rory O’Connell

Join us this Friday, February 16 for a discussion with Rory O’Connell (University of Chicago) on his paper “On the Very Idea of a Merely Instrumental Being.”

This week will be run as a mock job talk and does not require any reading.

When: Friday, February 16, 10:30am-12:20pm       Where: Social Sciences 401

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January 19: Jaime Edwards

Join us this Friday, January 19 for a discussion with Jaime Edwards (University of Chicago) on his paper “On the Ruling Class and Their Ruling Ideas.”

The paper should be read in advance and is available here.

When: Friday, January 19, 10:30am-12:20pm       Where: Social Sciences 401

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January 12: Daniel Telech

Join us this Friday, January 12 for a discussion with Daniel Telech (University of Chicago) on his paper “Responsibility as Estimability.”

The paper should be read in advance and is available here.

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

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November 17: Katie Howe

Join us this Friday, November 17 for a discussion with Katie Howe (University of Chicago) on her paper “Proprioceptive Awareness and Practical Unity.”

The paper should be read in advance and is available here.

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

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