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Archive for January, 2013


Lecture: Marcus Duewell, “Human Dignity as the Basis of Human Rights,” Loyola, Feb. 7

Lecture: Marcus Duewell, “Human Dignity as the Basis of Human Rights,” Loyola, Feb. 7

January 26th, 2013

 


Alumnus Mark McCreary encouraging students to live well by doing good

Alumnus Mark McCreary encouraging students to live well by doing good

January 26th, 2013

  Click here to read the full article. via Iowa newspaper The Gazette.


Sartre Reading Group meeting time [edited]

January 26th, 2013

From the group’s organizer, Jake: If anyone is interested in an informal Sartre reading group, we will meet Tuesday, January 29th at 9:45pm** at Oasis (north on Sheridan from campus). The first reading will be the introduction and first chapter (“The Dogmatic Dialectic and the Critical Dialectic”) of Sartre’s Critique of Dialectical Reason, which is […]


PRG Newsletter 1/22/13

PRG Newsletter 1/22/13

January 23rd, 2013

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Phenomenology Research Group Workshop: Body, Space, and Imagination – Loyola, Jan 26, 2pm

Phenomenology Research Group Workshop: Body, Space, and Imagination – Loyola, Jan 26, 2pm

January 20th, 2013

CORRECTION: Please note that the workshop starts at 2pm (not at 12:30pm, as stated in the above flyer).


Graduate Teaching Group meeting time

January 17th, 2013

This semester a teaching discussion group for graduate students is starting up. They’ll be meeting in the grad lounge one Thursday per month, at 3pm. This month’s meeting is on January 31st. No set list of topics has been proposed, but the hope is that this will be a place for graduate students interested in […]


Virtue Ethics Reading Group meeting time

January 17th, 2013

The virtue ethics reading group is getting started back up again. Meetings will take place on Mondays at 3:30pm, location TBD. Next week, January 28th, is the first meeting. They’ll be discussing Julia Annas’ “Virtue Ethics,” her entry in the Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory.  Contact Robby Duncan for more info, rduncan1 [at] luc [dot] […]


Hypatia Reviews Online (HRO) – NOW LIVE – as of January 15, 2013

Hypatia Reviews Online (HRO) – NOW LIVE – as of January 15, 2013

January 17th, 2013

From the Hypatia listserv: We are pleased to announce that HRO – the new online venue for Hypatia  book reviews – is now up and running!  We launch HRO with five new Hypatia book reviews and a very full archive of past reviews: a set of reviews that appeared online in 2004, and links to all the reviews […]


CANCELLED: Terry Penner on Plato’s dialogues and analytic philosophy, Northwestern, Jan 18th

January 17th, 2013

Via Ancient Philosophy Workshop. Post below.


Upcoming German Philosophy Events at DePaul

January 15th, 2013

THE CHICAGO AREA CONSORTIUM IN GERMAN PHILOSOPHY Presents: Pierre Keller (University of California, Riverside) “Kant’s World-Concept of Philosophy and the Very Idea of a Phenomenological Philosophy” WHEN: January 31st, 4:30 WHERE: DePaul University, John T. Richardson Library, 2350 N. Kenmore Avenue, Dorothy Day Room 400, Chicago, IL 60614       A Book Discussion on […]


The Phenomenology Research Group has a fabulous new site! Check it!

The Phenomenology Research Group has a fabulous new site! Check it!

January 15th, 2013

  http://www.phenomenologyresearchgroup.net/ For those of you who don’t know about the PRG, here’s the blurb from their site’s “About” section (also, shame on you!): The Phenomenology Research Group (PRG) at Loyola University Chicago is a joint student-faculty initiative dedicated to advancing research in phenomenology. The PRG is open to the entire academic community of Loyola University, […]


Colloquium: Andrew Benjamin, “Contra Heidegger’s Descartes: Recovering Relationality,” Loyola, Jan 17th

Colloquium: Andrew Benjamin, “Contra Heidegger’s Descartes: Recovering Relationality,” Loyola, Jan 17th

January 15th, 2013

From Michael Gutierrez (of the PRG): On Thursday the 17th, the internationally renowned scholar Andrew Benjamin (Monash University) will deliver a talk titled  “Contra Heidegger’s Descartes: Recovering Relationality”. We’re lucky to have him and it should be a great talk so please do show up: 2-4pm, Crown Center, Room 530. Snacks & bevvies! Any last minute schedule changes (not […]


Loyola Philosophy Run Club

Loyola Philosophy Run Club

January 15th, 2013

Some philosophers are getting together to run on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. The runs will start and end on campus (1-5 miles, depending on the day). If you didn’t get the schedule or would just like more details, get in touch with Lay, Philosophy Run Club President. All are welcome!


ATTN Graduate Students: Becky needs your info!

January 15th, 2013

Hello, We are updating Current Graduate Student bios on the new website. Please provide the following information that you would like updated: PLEASE PROVIDE INFORMATION IN THIS ORDER – Program – Interests – E-mail address (primary) – Any link to a personal website/page, OR another fact about yourself that you would want posted Please see Asaf Bar-Tura’s […]


CFA: First Annual Workshop on Food Justice and Peace: Bringing Theory and Practice Together, Due Feb 15th

January 15th, 2013

Call for Abstracts for the First Annual Workshop on Food Justice and Peace: Bringing Theory and Practice Together At Michigan State University Lansing, Michigan April 12th-13th Organized with The Shalom Center for Peace and Justice, Lansing, MI and the Philosophy Department of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI While there has currently been a large amount of […]