political philosophy

The Ethics of Uncivil Protest: A Workshop

Thursday October 12, 2023 - Friday October 13, 2023

This two-day workshop offers engagement with questions that have been at the forefront of political discourse in recent years: Can uncivil, violent resistance ever be justified as a means of protest? Speakers include Yann Allard-Tremblay (McGill), Candice Delmas (Northeastern), Jeffrey Howard (University College London), Cristina Lafont (Northwestern), Chong-Ming Lim (Nanyang Tech), José Medina (Northwestern), Temi Ogunye (Oxford), Avia Pasternak (Toronto), Erin R. Pineda (Smith College), Ẹniọlá Ànúolúwapọ́ Ṣóyẹmí (Oxford), and Daniel Viehoff (NYU).

Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Meena Krishnamurthy, Queens)

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.

Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Alex Guerrero, Rutgers)

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.

Difference and Alterity: Critical Models in Modern Thought

Friday October 25, 2019, 2:00 pm - Saturday October 26, 2019, 5:30 pm

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