UNESCO World Philosophy Day (Agnes Callard, Chicago)

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

Agnes Callard is an associate professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago and that department's director of undergraduate studies. Dr. Callard's primary areas of specialization lie in ancient philosophy and ethics., and she is also noted for her work in and on public philosophy.

Kant & Post-Kantian German Philosophy Group Talk (James Conant, Chicago)

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

James Conant is Chester D. Tripp Professor of Humanities at the University of Chicago, with research interests in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, German idealism, and the history of analytic philosophy.

Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean: Towards a History

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

The period 100 BCE to 200 CE saw some of the most far-reaching innovations in Western philosophical history, including a striking efflorescence of philosophy in the Mediterranean, especially in the east; old systems were revitalized through discussion and debate with new (including Christianity).

Phenomenology of Black Spirit Book Launch & Discussion

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

Join us for the book launch and discussion of Phenomenology of Black Spirit (Edinburgh University Press), authored by Biko Mandela Gray (Syracuse) and Ryan J. Johnson (Elon), with discussion partners Rebecca Comay (Toronto) and Rinaldo Walcott (Toronto).

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.

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