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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 2013

  • September 16, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Martha Nussbaum (Chicago)
    "The New Religious Intolerance" (Humanities Center Lecture)
    University Center Auditorium, Rm. 329

  • November 15-17
    Tennessee Value and Agency ("TVA") Conference: "Libertarian Free Will:  Problems and Prospects"
    Keynote speakers:  Robert Kane (Texas) and Michael McKenna (Arizona)
    Other conference speakers:  Garrett Pendergraft (Pepperdine University), Justin Capes (East Tennessee State University), Mirja Perez de Calleja (Florida State University), Manuel Vargas (University of San Francisco), Chris Franklin (Marymount University), Leigh Vicens (Augustana College), Randolph Clarke (Florida State University), John Lemos (Coe College), Brendan Murday (Ithaca College), Audrey Anton (Western Kentucky University), Philip Swenson (University of California-Riverside),
    1210 McClung Tower

  • November 21, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Emily Austin (Wake Forest)
    "Plato on Grief as a Mental Disorder"
    WLS M311

  • November 26, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Kirk Sanders (Illinois)
    "Of agents and ends: a puzzle about self-sufficiency in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • December 3, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Tim O'Keefe (Georgia State)
    "The Epicureans on Property Management and Natural Wealth"
    WLS M311

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