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Events for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

All Events are Free and Open to the Public

Spring 2015

January 23.  3:30 p.m.
Jessica Wilson (Toronto).  Invited Lecture.
"Is a General Notion of Grounding Supported by Analogy To Causation?"
1210 McClung Tower

January 31.  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl
University Center, Shiloh Room

February 6.  3:30 p.m.
Stewart Shapiro (Ohio State).  Invited Lecture
"Conceptions of the continuous"  (joint work with Geoffrey Hellman)
Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

February 13.  3:30 p.m.
Katherine Brading (Notre Dame).  Invited Lecture.
"The Problem of Bodies from Descartes to Du Châtelet"
1210 McClung Tower

March 6.  3:30 p.m.
Sigrun Svavarsdottir (Tufts).  Invited Lecture.
"Is Value a Measure of Preference?"
HSS 71
March 14.  9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Annual Spring Symposium: Epicureanism.  
David Sedley (Cambridge), Voula Tsouna (UC Santa Barbara), Eric Brown (Washington University, St. Louis), Clerk Shaw (Tennessee) and  Tim O'Keefe (Georgia State).
1210 McClung Tower

March 27.  3:30 p.m.
Katja Vogt (Columbia).  Invited Lecture.
"I Shall Do What I Did: Stoic Views on Action"
1210 McClung Tower

April 15.  3:30 p.m.
David Henderson (Nebraska).  Invited Lecture
Epistemic Norms as Social Norms
HSS 71

Fall 2014

September 4.  4 p.m.
Andrew Cole (Princeton).  Invited Lecture.
"Marx, Materialism and Hegel's Philosophy of Nature."
1210 McClung Tower

October 6.  7 p.m.
Terence Cuneo (Vermont) and Jon Garthoff (Tennessee)
Veritas Forum on Moral Realism
University Center Ballroom

October 31.  3:30 p.m.
Patricia Kitcher (Columbia).  Invited Lecture.
"A Kantian argument for the Formula of Humanity"
1210 McClung Tower

November 7 & 8.  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tennessee Value and Agency Conference
Keynotes:  Amelie Rorty (Tufts) and Tal Brewer (Virginia)
Presenting papers:  Marta Jimenez Rodriguez Valdes (Emory);  Maura Tumulty (Colgate); Brad Cokelet (Miami); Ginger Tate Clausen (Arizona); Kyla Ebels Duggan (Northwestern); Bridget Clarke (Montana);   David Goldman (Ohio State); Charles Starkey (Clemson); Andrew McAninch (Penn).
1210 McClung Tower
November 14.  3:30 p.m.
Stephen Engstrom (Pittsburgh).  Invited Lecture.
"Universal Legislation As the Form of Practical Knowledge"
1210 McClung Tower

November 21.  3:30 p.m.
Karl Ameriks (Notre Dame).  Invited Lecture.
"On Kant and Autonomy"
1210 McClung Tower


For past events, see: Spring 2014 | Fall 2013 | Fall 2012 | Spring 2012 | Fall 2011 | Spring 2011 | Fall 2010 | Spring 2010 | Fall 2009 | Spring 2009

The Department of Philosophy at The University of Tennessee regularly sponsors visiting speakers, symposia, workshops and conferences. For a list of philosophers who have visited the Department in association with one or another of these undertakings in recent years, click here.