Logic and Philosophy of Science Group Talk (Angela Potochnik, Cincinnati)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Angela Potochnik is a professor of Philosophy and the director of the Center for the Public Engagement with Science at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Potochnik's research addresses the nature of science and its successes, the relationships between science and the public, and methods in population biology.

Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Jessica Flanigan, Richmond)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Jessica Flanigan is the Richard L. Morrill Chair in Ethics and Democratic Values at the University of Richmond, where she is also an associate professor of Leadership Studies and of Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law. Her research addresses the nature and limits of people’s enforceable rights.

The 14th Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy (ATWAP)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall) 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Join us for the 2023 edition of the Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy (ATWAP). This year the workshop will focus on Aristotle's Organon.

History of Philosophy Group Talk (Viacheslav Zahorodniuk, Toronto)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Viacheslav Zahorodniuk, a current postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy, is working on a project dedicated to Hume’s epistemology and methodological approaches under the supervision of Donald C. Ainslie. 

Kant & Post-Kantian German Philosophy Group Talk (Pirachula Chulanon, Toronto Metropolitan)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Pirachula Chulanon (Toronto Metropolitan) specializes in Kant's theories of knowledge and mind. His work concerns the origins and limits of our understanding of our own humanity and rationality. He pairs this with research and teaching interests in ethics and aesthetics, especially theories of art in the German-speaking tradition after Kant.

2023 Jerome S. Simon Lectures (Rainer Forst, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall) 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Rainer Forst (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), winner of the 2012 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, works mainly on political theory, pragmatism, tolerance, and political and social justice. He is considered one of the world's most eminent authorities on the subject of toleration.

Continental Philosophy Research Group Talk (Espen Hammer, Temple)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Espen Hammer, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy at Temple University, is a Norwegian philosopher whose main focus is on the post-Kantian European tradition of philosophy. Most of his work deals with questions of ethics, politics and subjectivity.

Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Olufemi Taiwo, Georgetown)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, an associate professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, in his theoretical work draws liberally from the Black radical tradition, contemporary philosophy of language, contemporary social science, German transcendental philosophy, materialist thought, and histories of activism and activist thinkers.

History of Modern Philosophy Group Talk (Brian Bitar, Toronto)

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Brian Bitar, a sessional lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, concentrates his research on moral and political philosophy, with consideration of their metaphysical basis. He specializes in the early modern period.

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