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Department Orientations, Open Houses, Meet and Greets etc. for Fall 2014

Wednesday August 20, 2014
9:00-4:00 Wehr Physics room 153, New Teaching Assistant Orientation

Thursday August 21, 2014
9:00-1:00 Wehr Physics room 153 New Faculty and Teaching Assistant Orientation

Thursday August 21, 2014
1:00-4:00 Wehr Physics 153 New graduate student orientation
4:00 -5:00 Wehr Physics 153 Meet and greet new graduate students; all faculty and grad students welcome!
5:00-? Meet and greet continues at the Union Sports Annex on 16th and Wells

Friday August 29, 2014
Department Beginning Year 'Picnic"
5:00 - 8:00
Caffrey's Irish Pub, 717 N. 16th St. (between Wisconsin and Wells)

Thursday September 4, 2014
Marquette Hall English/Theology/Philsophy Open House
2:30-4:30
Marquette Hall room 105
Come and see our future home!

The Work in Progress Brownbag Luncheon

The Work in Progress Brown Bag Luncheon Series gives members of the faculty and graduate students a forum for the presentation of works in progress and ideas for upcoming research and publication. Here are the schedules for Fall, 2014 and Spring, 2015. For the fall semester, all talks will begin at noon in the Philosophy Commonos, Coughlin 139.  Locations for Spring 2015 TBD. Contact Kimberly Engels or Dana Fritz for more information.

Upcoming Philosophy Department Lectures and Events

August 2014

8/29/2014 The Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval PhilosophyOn the Important Roles Islamic Philosophy Played in the Development of of European Philosophy, Raynor Library 320a; 8:30 am - 11:30 am.
  Presenters: 8:30-9:50 am Ms Tracy Wietecha, “On Method in Reading the De Ente et  Essentia: An Analysis of Joseph Owens, John Wippel and R. E. Houser”; 10:00-11:50 am Mr Nathan Blackerby, “The Avicennian Nature of Aquinas’s ‘Aristotelian’ Hylomorphism.” http://academic.mu.edu/taylorr/Midwest-Seminar/Academic_Year_Seminars.html.

September 2014

9/9/2014 Brown Bag Luncheon. Kyle Whitaker, “Christian Philosophy as Stance:      Reevaluating Our Approach 30 Years after Plantinga’s ‘Advice’”

9/19-9/20, 2014 California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race. Contact organizers Michael Monahan or Grant Silva for more information.

9/26/2014 3:00 P.M. Colloquium Series, Henning Peucker, University of Paderborn, Germany, "Husserl on the Higest Good in his late writings"

October 2014

10/1/2014 Brown Bag Luncheon. Max Parish “Neo-Aristotelian Ethical Naturalism and the Normativity Objection”

10/22/2014 Brown Bag Luncheon. Sebastian Luft “Phenomenology and Philosophy   of Culture”

10/29/2014 3:30 P.M. Colloquium Series: Karin de Boer,  University of Leuven, "The Problem of Dissent in Hegel's Philosophy of Right"

November 2014

11/5/2014 Brown Bag Luncheon Curtis Carter "Word and Image in Art"

11/7/2014 3:30 P.M. Colloquium Series: Luca Ferraro, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "What is so special about Agency?: Constitutivism and Inescapability"

11/18/2014 Brown Bag Luncheon Eunah Lee “A Decolonial Critique to a 'turn' theory in Kant's racism”

February 2015

2/22/2015 3:00 P.M. The Aquinas Lecture, Professor Richard Moran, Harvard University

March 2015

3/6/2015 Colloquium Series, Dehlia Hannah, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "The Atmosphere of the Atmosphere: A Phenomenological Investigation of Climate Modeling"

3/8/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Jered Janes “An Husserlian Critique of McDowell's     Conceptualism”

3/12/2015-3/13/2015 Aquinas and the Arabic Philosophical Tradition Graduate Workshop. Contact Dr. Richard Taylor for information.

3/12/2015-3/14/2015 Interdisciplinary Moral Forum, TRT grant.

3/25/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Marisola Xhelili “Can We Hold Psychopaths Morally Responsible? Reassessing Agency Cultivation and Moral Participation”

April 2015

4/8/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Ericka Tucker “The Hobbesian Roots of Spinozan      Democracy”

4/17/2015, 3:30 P.M. Colloquium Series, Richard Taylor, Marquette University, "Remarks on Intellectual Abstraction in Aristotle and the Medieval Traditions"

4/22/2015 Brown Bag Luncheon Yoon Choi “Conscience as Moral Self-Awareness in Kant's Late Ethical Writings”


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