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Philosophy Speaker Series continues Nov. 3


The Philosophy Department continues its annual speaker series on Thursday, Nov. 3 with Mark Hall, the Fred D. and Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law at Wake Forest University, and his discussion of “The Importance of Trust for Ethics, Law and Public Policy.”

All events will take place in the Everest Lounge and will begin at 4:30 p.m., unless noted otherwise on the department’s website.

Along with the speaker series, the Philosophy Department will also sponsor lunch talks, philosophical cafes, puzzle contests and a team to compete in the Ethics Bowl. Further information can be found on the Department website.

The dates for the winter series are as follows:

  • Thursday, Jan. 19: “Public Reason, Religion and Democracy” Stephen Macedo, Princeton University
  • Thursday, Feb. 2: “Aristotle on Virtues of Thought” Aryeh Kosman, Haverford College
  • Thursday, March 1: “The Status of Consciousness in Nature” Berit Brogaard, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • Thursday, March 8: “Perceptual Justification” Susanna Siegel, Harvard University