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Archive for March, 2015


History of Philosophy Roundtable

March 24th, 2015

The flurry of events this week continues! HOPR is meeting again this Friday (March 27), where Dr. Kristen Irwin will present her paper, “The Implication of Bayle’s Skepticism for Moral Knowledge.” Crown 530, 3:45-5:00 p.m. Contact Dr. Irwin (kirwin@luc.edu) if you would like a draft of the paper in advance.


Undergraduate Research Workshop

March 23rd, 2015

On Thursday, March 26, two more students will be presenting their research in Crown 530, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Nina Darner, “Nestedness and Infinity in Leibniz’s Natural Machines” Anna Ulyanenkova, “The Value of Bio-Parenting: Homosexuals’ Right to State Mandated Infertility Services” Come support our undergraduates. (And refreshments will be provided.)


Grant Lecture: Dr. Eric Chwang

March 20th, 2015

Dr. Eric Chwang will presenting this year’s Grant Lecture, sponsored by the John F. Grant, MD, Endowment for the study of Health Care Ethics. [edit, 3/23: The title of the presentation has been updated.] “Consent as Exclusively Mental” Eric Chwang, MD, PhD March 25, 2015 2:30-4:30 p.m. Information Commons, 4th Floor


PRG Seminar This Week

PRG Seminar This Week

March 16th, 2015


Faculty Profile: Kristen Irwin

Faculty Profile: Kristen Irwin

March 14th, 2015

Dr. Kristen Irwin joined Loyola as Assistant Professor in Philosophy this past fall, and she has already been an active member of the Department. She offered a workshop last semester for graduate students regarding professionalization and organized the History of Philosophy Roundtable (HOPR), a series of workshops in which faculty and students can present their […]


DePaul Graduate Student Conference 2015

DePaul Graduate Student Conference 2015

March 11th, 2015


Inaugural HOPR Session

March 8th, 2015

Loyola’s History of Philosophy Roundtable (HOPR) kicks off its series of talks this spring on Friday, March 13, at 3:45 p.m. in Crown 530. This Friday, Jason Rheins will present “No Design without a World-soul: Plato’s Panpsychic Solution to the Presocratics’ ‘Implementation of Intellect’ Problem.” Upcoming sessions of HOPR are already scheduled for March 27 (Peter […]