This two-day workshop with international guests will examine various aspects of the philosophy of Francisco Suárez (1548-1617), a scholastic philosopher working at the crossroads of late medieval and early modern philosophy.
James Madaio is a research fellow at the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. His areas of interest lie in Indian philosophical traditions, the historiography and genealogy of modern Hindu movements, Indic theories of the self, pedagogy, and hermeneutics, and cross-cultural philosophy and dialogues.
Calling all Witches and Wittgensteinians, all Golems and Gödelians, all Fairies and Fregeans, and all other philosophers with a taste for the eerie: the Philosophy Course Union (PCU) is excited to announce the return of its annual "Phantoms and Philosophy" event. Come dressed as your favourite philosopher and sit in on three presentations whose topics deal with the scarier side of philosophy.
Valerie Tiberius, a professor of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota, focuses her research and teaching on ethics and moral psychology, with a special interest in applying Humean principles to modern philosophical questions. Much of her work is centered at the junction of practical philosophy and practical psychology, examining how both disciplines can meaningfully improve lives.
Sharon Street, a professor of Philosophy at NYU, specializes in metaethics. She has authored a series of articles on how to reconcile our understanding of normativity with a scientific conception of the world. Her work concerns the nature of both practical and epistemic reasons, and it draws especially on an evolutionary biological perspective.
Kate Withy, an associate professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, specializes in the work of Martin Heidegger, but she also has interests in 20th-century European philosophy and ancient Greek philosophy. Her research centres on Heidegger’s conception of the human being as open to meaning and subject to breakdowns of meaning.
Roy A. Sorensen is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, a professorial fellow in Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and the Jackman Humanities Institute's Distinguished Visiting Fellow for the academic year 2023-24. He has research interests in epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of language, areas in which he has published widely.