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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 2014

  • September 4.  4 p.m.
    Andrew Cole (Princeton).  Invited Lecture.
    "Marx, Materialism and Hegel's Philosophy of Nature."
    1210 McClung Tower

  • October 6.  7 p.m.
    Terence Cuneo (Vermont) and Jon Garthoff (Tennessee)
    Veritas Forum on Moral Realism
    University Center Ballroom

  • October 31.  3:30 p.m.
    Patricia Kitcher (Columbia).  Invited Lecture.
    "A Kantian argument for the Formula of Humanity"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • November 7 & 8.  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Tennessee Value and Agency Conference
    Keynotes:  Amelie Rorty (Tufts) and Tal Brewer (Virginia)
    Presenting papers:  Marta Jimenez Rodriguez Valdes (Emory);  Maura Tumulty (Colgate); Brad Cokelet (Miami); Ginger Tate Clausen (Arizona); Kyla Ebels Duggan (Northwestern); Bridget Clarke (Montana);   David Goldman (Ohio State); Charles Starkey (Clemson); Andrew McAninch (Penn).
    1210 McClung Tower

  • November 14.  3:30 p.m.
    Stephen Engstrom (Pittsburgh).  Invited Lecture.
    "Universal Legislation As the Form of Practical Knowledge"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • November 21.  3:30 p.m.
    Karl Ameriks (Notre Dame).  Invited Lecture.
    "On Kant and Autonomy"
    1210 McClung Tower

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