Meena Krishnamurthy is an assistant professor of Philosophy at Queens University whose work focuses on questions of race and caste. Currently, her particular focus lies on the role played by political emotion in Martin Luther King Jr.’s battle to end racial injustice. She is also interested in applying the thinking of Indian political philosophers about caste to the study of race and racism in the United States.
Alex Guerrero is the Henry Rutgers Term Chair and an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He also serves as the director of the Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy. He has worked on a variety of topics in moral, legal, and political philosophy, as well as in epistemology, especially social epistemology. He has further interests in African philosophy, Latin American philosophy, and Native American philosophy.
This year’s Roseman Lecture will be delivered by Cécile Fabre, a professor of political philosophy and senior research fellow at All Souls College at the University of Oxford.
Programme Friday October 25 2:00-2:15 Opening Remarks 2:15-3:00 Idit Dobbs-Weinstein, The Same Is the Different: Nature, Fortune, History in Machiavelli 3:00-3:45 Oleg Gelikman, The Quake of the Real: on the Ontology of Relation in Montaigne 3:45-4:15 Coffee Break 4:15-5:00 Willi Goetschel, Writing Otherwise: Montaigne and La Boëtie 5:00-5:45 Warren Montag, … Read More
Professor White will deliver a talk on “Self-Prediction in Practical Reasoning” which attempts to answer the question: “Are predictions about how one will freely and intentionally behave in the future ever relevant to how one ought to behave?”
Professor Khader’s research focuses on moral and political issues relevant to women in the global South. Her work on adaptive preferences develops an approach to responding to choices made by oppressed and deprived people that perpetuate their own oppression and deprivation. She will deliver a talk titled “Transnational Feminisms and the Normativity Question”.
This year’s speakers at this annual conference on Spinoza’s philosophy include Lilli Alanen, John Carriero, Olli Koistinen, Jon Miller, Steve Nadler, Alan Nelson, Alison Peterman, and Noa Shein.
Prof. Fleischaker’s research is primarily in moral and political philosophy, the history of philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and aesthetics. His talk is titled “Empathy and Perspective: A Smithian Conception of Humanity.”
This year’s two-day Roseman Lecture will be delivered by Tommie Shelby, the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University.
This year’s two-day Roseman Lecture will be delivered by Tommy Shelby, the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University.
Day one of a two-day conference on ethics co-sponsored by U of T’s Faculty of Law, Munk School of Global Affairs, and Centre for Ethics takes place at the Dept. of Philosophy. Learn more.
John M. Doris, Professor in the Philosophy–Neuroscience–Psychology Program and Philosophy Department, Washington University in St. Louis. Prof. Doris’ work is at the intersection of cognitive science, philosophical ethics, and moral psychology.