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Calendar of Events

The Department of Philosophy at The University of Tennessee regularly sponsors visiting speakers, symposia, workshops and conferences. For a list of philosophers who have visited the Department in association with one or another of these undertakings in recent years, click here.

All Events are Free and Open to the Public.

Fall 2009

  • Matt Deaton
    Workshop: "How to Lead a Discussion"
    Date: August 28
    Time: 3:30P
    Place: TBA

  • Jason Fishel
    Workshop: "Hazardous Ground: An Analysis of the Success and Failure of the Social Promises of Photovoltaic Energy and Sustainability"
    Date: September 11
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

  • Clerk Shaw
    Talk: "Wisdom, Courage, and Natural Virtue in the Protagoras and Laches"
    Date: September 18
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

  • E. J. Coffman
    Talk: "Does Knowledge Secure Warrant to Assert?"
    Date: September 28
    Time: 3:30P
    Place: TBA

  • Kieran Setiya
    Talk: TBA
    Date: October 2
    Time: RBA
    Place: TBA

  • Nicholas Wolterstorff
    Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus
    Yale University
    • Talk: "Good Without God?" (conversation with David Reidy, Associate Professor of Philosophy at UT)
      Date: October 8, 2009
      Time: 7:00P
      Place: Clarence Brown Theatre
    • Talk: "Is Generosity Ever Unjust?"
      Date: October 9, 2009
      Time: 3:30P
      Place: Law School Lecture Hall, Room 135

  • John Nolt
    Workshop: "TBA"
    Date: October 23
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

  • Jacob Affolter
    Workshop: "TBA"
    Date: October 30
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

  • Meeting of the TPA (Tennessee Philosophical Association)
    Date: November 6
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

  • Adam Kadlac
    TBA
    Date: November 13
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

  • David Palmer
    Workshop: "TBA"
    Date: November 20
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

  • Jonathan Dancy
    Professor of Philosophy
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Date:November 30 - December 2, 2009
    Time: TBA
    Place: TBA

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