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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 2015

  • January 23.  3:30 p.m.
    Jessica Wilson (Toronto).  Invited Lecture.
    "Is a General Notion of Grounding Supported by Analogy To Causation?"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • January 31.  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl
    University Center, Shiloh Room

  • February 6.  3:30 p.m.
    Stewart Shapiro (Ohio State).  Invited Lecture
    "Conceptions of the continuous"  (joint work with Geoffrey Hellman)
    Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

  • February 13.  3:30 p.m.
    Katherine Brading (Notre Dame).  Invited Lecture.
    "The Problem of Bodies from Descartes to Du Châtelet"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • March 6.  3:30 p.m.
    Sigrun Svavarsdottir (Tufts).  Invited Lecture.
    "Is Value a Measure of Preference?"
    HSS 71

  • March 14.  9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Annual Spring Symposium: Epicureanism.  
    David Sedley (Cambridge), Voula Tsouna (UC Santa Barbara), Eric Brown (Washington University, St. Louis), Clerk Shaw (Tennessee) and  Tim O'Keefe (Georgia State).
    1210 McClung Tower

  • March 27.  3:30 p.m.
    Katja Vogt (Columbia).  Invited Lecture.
    "I Shall Do What I Did: Stoic Views on Action"
    1210 McClung Tower

  • April 15.  3:30 p.m.
    David Henderson (Nebraska).  Invited Lecture
    Epistemic Norms as Social Norms
    HSS 71

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