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Archive for March, 2013


CFA: “Politics at the Limits of Civil Society”

March 31st, 2013

Politics at the Limits of Civil Society A Conference in Political Philosophy University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada September 20 – 22, 2013   Keynote Addresses:  Max Pensky (Binghamton University), Chiara Bottici (New School for Social Research), and Monique Deveaux (University of Guelph)   Our present political moment has been marked by the diversification of political […]


CFP: CLIO: Hegel Research Studies

March 31st, 2013

The annual series in the journal CLIO is not limited to any single “orthodox” interpretation of Hegel. It welcome researchers who argue for in some way getting past the Hegel legend and for connecting with the historical Hegel, identifying with his project, and realizing  it further in the twenty-first century. The goal is to free […]


CFParticipation for graduate students working in aesthetics: ASAGE: Authors, Book Reviewers, Blind Reviewers

March 31st, 2013

Call for Participation: Authors, Book Reviewers, Blind Reviewers ASAGE (American Society for Aesthetics Graduate E-journal) http://www.asage.org/ ASAGE is a peer-reviewed, graduate journal of aesthetics and the philosophy of art, sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetics. We publish articles, book reviews, dissertation abstracts, and interviews. For details on how to contribute as an author or blind reviewer, please visit the site. The […]


Conference: “Norms of Freedom in Kant and Hegel,” UChicago, Apr 12-13

March 31st, 2013

Norms of Freedom in Kant and Hegel April 12-13 Student Center East Room 302, 3rd Floor Conference Tower 750 S. Halsted Street (just south of Harrison) University of Illinois at Chicago Speakers include: Terry Pinkard, Paul Guyer, Christoph Menke, Thomas Khurana, Dirk Setton, Stephen Engstrom, Rahel Jaeggi Register here:  https://sites.google.com/a/uic.edu/kanthegelnorms/. For more please information visit: http://www.wcas.northwestern.edu/germanphil/events.html


Cpt. Andrew Anthony Vernon, MD, MHS, “Public Health & Morality in the Developing World,” Loyola, March 27

Cpt. Andrew Anthony Vernon, MD, MHS, “Public Health & Morality in the Developing World,” Loyola, March 27

March 27th, 2013


Henrik Lagerlund colloquia, Marquette, April 4 & 5

March 27th, 2013

Dear friends, Please note the following two events 1) The Marquette University Midwest Seminar in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy presents Henrik Lagerlund, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario “Some Conceptions of Body in the 14th Century” Thursday, April 4, 2013. 1:30 pm AMU 252 2) The Marquette University Department of Philosophy presents a colloquium: […]


Congratulations to Rebecca Scott!

March 23rd, 2013

The recipient of this year’s Graduate Student Teaching Award is Rebecca Scott. We congratulate Rebecca on her teaching achievements. And we want to congratulate the other applicants for the award, all of whom have been successful teachers and taught innovative and engaging courses. This award will be presented in May at the end-of-year potluck when […]


Putting more female and non-white authors into your intro-class syllabus

March 23rd, 2013

Greetings, It is well known that white male authors tend to dominate most intro class syllabi in philosophy. Well, there is a new resource I came across… Check out this blog post for the link to a new (and ongoing) database of suggestions for texts authored by female philosophers that you can incorporate into your […]


Philosophy Club Meeting with paper presentation, “Embodiment and Personhood and the Role of Others,” March 26, 5pm

Philosophy Club Meeting with paper presentation, “Embodiment and Personhood and the Role of Others,” March 26, 5pm

March 21st, 2013

  Dear Philosophy Majors and Minors, Attached is a flyer for our next club meeting. It will be a paper presentation with a question/discussion period afterward. Best, Sumaya


Bioethics Minor Lecture, LUC, March 21

Bioethics Minor Lecture, LUC, March 21

March 20th, 2013


CFA: CONF: Law, Culture and Morality, University of Illinois

March 20th, 2013

INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Topic: Law, Culture and Morality: East and West Dates: October 4-5, 2013 Place: University of Illinois Abstract: 150 words Email to Chandana Chakrabarti <chandanachak@gmail.com> Sponsored by: The University of Illinois, The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion, and The Institute  of Cross-Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange Date of […]


Central Michigan University Moral Psychology Symposium, Mar. 29

March 20th, 2013

On Friday, March 29, the Central Michigan University Philosophy Program is pleased to host a one-day Symposium on Moral Philosophy and Psychology.  We have an outstanding line-up of speakers:  Jesse Prinz, Shaun Nichols, Susan Dwyer, and Ron Mallon.  They will be speaking about recent developments in moral psychology and how these developments ought to affect […]


Teaching Talk, Friday, Mar. 15

March 6th, 2013

Hi, everyone! As a part of our teaching group this semester, Rebecca and I have invited two professors to come to Loyola to speak to us about teaching. We’ve invited David Concepcion, a professor at Ball State, and Donna Engelmann, a professor at Alverno College in Milwaukee. Both of them led the teaching and learning […]


PRG Newsletter 3/16

PRG Newsletter 3/16

March 6th, 2013

We have a few events of interest to call your attention to, both PRG-organized and otherwise. Regarding events not organized by the PRG, consult the appropriate parties for last minute schedule changes and modifications. Schedule changes to PRG events may be found, as always, at the website. On Friday, March 8th the Chicago-Area Consortium in German Philosophy will […]