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

Jackman Humanities Building 100, Victoria College 215, Claude Bissell Building 205

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. This year's Simon Lectures occur under the general title "The Nature of Normative Concepts: Dependence vs. Independence."

Colloquium (Julia Jorati, Massachusetts Amherst)

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

Julia Jorati is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The main focus of Dr. Jorati’s research is the history of early modern philosophy, at the moment especially debates about slavery and race in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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