*Unless otherwise noted all meetings will be from 10:30am-12:20pm in Social Science 401

Fall 2017 

Week 2: Friday, October 6: Nethanel Lipshitz, “On the Moral Equality of Stalin and Martin Luther King”

Week 4: Friday, October 20: Amichai Amit, “Identification and Organic Holism of Justifications”

*Week 5: Monday, October 23 : Susan James (Birkbeck College, University of London), “Envy and Inequality in Spinoza’s Political Treatise” (Co-sponsored with Practical Theory Workshop and Neubauer Collegium)  *Note different time and location:  12:00-1:20 at the Neubauer Collegium

Week 6: Friday, November 3: Jason Bridges, “Comparison, Teleology and Practical Reason”

Week 7: Friday, November 10: Marya Schechtman (UIC), “My Whole Life Long: Agency and Diachronic Self-Experience”

Week 8: Friday, November 17: Katie Howe, “Proprioceptive Awareness and Practical Unity”


Winter 2017

Week 2: Friday, January 12: Daniel Telech, “Responsibility as Estimability: Accountability’s (Missing) Counterpart”

Week 3: Friday, January 19: Jamie Edwards, “On the Ruling Class and Their Ruling Ideas”

Week 5: Friday, February 02: Rory O’Connell, “The Ground of Instrumental Rationality”

Week 7: Friday, February 16: Matthias Haase, “Practically Self-Conscious Life”

Week 8: Friday, February 23: Adrienne Martin, “Inter-personal Hope”

*Week 10: Thursday, March 08: Tamar Schapiro (MIT), TBD *Department Colloquium, Time and Location TBA


Spring 2018

*Week 1: Thursday, March 29: Martha Nussbaum, “A Toxic Brew: Sexism and Misogyny” *Note different time and location: 10:00am-11:45am, location TBA

Week 3: Friday, April 13: Meghan Sullivan (University of Notre Dame), TBD

Week 5: Friday, April 27: Andrea Westlund (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), TBD

Week 6: Friday, May 04: Emily Dupree, “Burdens of Proof: Informal Evidentiary Standards and Epistemic Injustice”

Week 8: Friday, May 18: Pascal Brixel, “Is Freedom One or Many?”

Week 9: Friday, May 25: Charlie Capps: “Three Guises of Intention”








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