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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.

Spring 2014

  • January 17, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Kate Ritchie (Duke)
    "Natural Language and Ontology"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • January 27, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Craig Dilworth, Uppsala University (Sweden)
    "Simplicity:  A Meta-Metaphysics"
    111 Art and Architecture

  • February 8
    Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl
    Crowne Plaza Hotel

  • February 14, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Aaron James (UC-Irvine)
    "A Practice Theory of Global Justice."
    1210 McClung Tower

  • February 21, 3:30-5:00 pm
    John Roberts (North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
    "A New Approach to Solving the New Riddle of Induction."
    1210 McClung Tower

  • February 28, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    Donald Maier, Independent Scholar
    "Can Biodiversity Ground Normative Truths?"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • March 14, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Noel Carroll (CUNY)
    "The Creative Audience: A Review of Some Imaginative Responses to Fictions"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • March 28, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Dan Brudney (University of Chicago)
    "Choosing a Conception of the Person"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • April 5
    Spring Symposium:  "Free Will, Metaphysics and Science"
    Al Mele (FSU), Carolina Sartorio (Arizona), Scott Sehon (Bowdoin), David Palmer (Tennessee)
    1210 McClung Tower

  • April 25, 3:30-5:00 pm
    Carole Pateman (UCLA)
    "Where is Democracy Going?"
    1210 McClung Tower

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