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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 2010

  • Jacob Affolter
    Department of Philosophy
    University of Tennessee
    Talk: "Is Strong Moral Cosmopolitanism Intuitive?"
    Date: September 17, 2010
    Time: 3:30 pm
    Place: HSS 104

  • John Fitzpatrick
    Department of Philosophy
    University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
    Talk: "Utilitarianism and Human Rights"
    Date: September 24, 2010
    Time: 3:30 pm
    Place: HSS 104

  • John Hardwig
    Department of Philosophy
    University of Tennessee
    Talk: "Hope, Lotteries, and Organ Allocation"
    Date: October 1, 2010
    Time: 3:30 pm
    Place: HSS 104

  • Allen Thompson
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    Clemson University
    Talk: Climate Change, Virtue, and the Challenge of Adapting Humanity
    Date: October 18, 2010
    Time: 3:30 pm
    Place: University Center 221

  • Stephen Gardiner
    Associate Professor of Philosophy
    University of Washington, Seattle
    Talk: Climate Policy in A Perfect Moral Storm
    Date: Novemberl 8, 2010
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Place: Toyota Auditorium, Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy

  • Christian Miller
    Associate Professor of Philosophy and Zachary T. Smith Faculty Fellow
    Wake Forest University
    Talk: "Developing a New Theory of Character"
    Date: Friday, November 19
    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    Place: Shiloh Room, University Center

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