visiting lecturers

History of Philosophy Group Talk (Elena Gordon, McGill)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Elena Gordon is currently an Extending New Narratives Postdoctoral Research Fellow at McGill University. She mainly works on the philosophy of David Hume, but her research for the Extending New Narratives project examines Catharine Macaulay’s (1731-1791) philosophy of education, with a particular focus on the role of non-human animals in human moral and epistemic development.

CPAMP Work-in-Progress (WIP) Talk (Sukaina Hirji, Pennsylvania)

Julia Staffel specializes in formal epistemology and traditional epistemology, and her work also relates to issues in philosophical logic, philosophy of mind and the philosophy of science. In this talk she will argue that there is a large class of rationality judgments we routinely endorse that fall neither into the category of doxastic nor the category of propositional rationality.

UNESCO World Philosophy Day Lecture (Chike Jeffers)

This year’s UNESCO World Philosophy Day lecture speaker, Chike Jeffers, is an associate professor of Philosophy, cross-appointed with Canadian Studies and International Development Studies at Dalhousie University. His research focuses on Africana philosophy, the philosophy of race, social and political philosophy, and ethics. Talk Title What Counts as a Collective … Read More