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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 2016

  • Thursday, February 11
    Akeel Bilgrami (Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University)
    "Agency, Value and Alienation"
    Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

  • Friday, February 12
    Spring Symposium
    • Alice Crary (New School for Social Research)
    • Kristina Gehrman (UT-Knoxville)
    • Gavin Lawrence (UCLA)

  • Friday, February 19
    Kerry McKenzie (UC San Diego)
    • Visiting Research Seminar on Thursday
      Further details TBA

  • Friday, February 26
    Emily Fletcher (Mellon Chair in Ancient Greek Philosophy, University of Wisconsin)
    "Plato on the Structure of Pleasure and Judgment"
    • Visiting Shaw's Superseminar on Thursday
      Futher details TBA

  • Thursday, March 3
    Veritas Forum:  "Faith, Hope, Love and Climate Change"
    Conversants:  Dorothy Boorse, Biology, Gordon College, and John Nolt, Philosophy, UT
    McClung Museum Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
    Sponsored by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and the Philosophy Department

  • Thursday, April 14
    David Sussman (Illinois)
    • Visiting Research Seminar on Thursday
      Further details TBA

  • Friday, April 15

    Public Talk
    "Is Agent-Regret Rational?"
    3:30 PM
    1210 McClung Tower

  • Friday, April 29
    Susan Sauvé Meyer (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Visiting Shaw's Superseminar on Thursday

      Public Talk
      "The Structure of Aristotelian Motivation: Natural Virtue, Practical Wisdom, and the Case of the Social Virtues"
      3:30 pm
      1210 McClung Tower

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