Department Events

Upcoming Events

2017 Apr 17

Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop: Lucy Allais (UC San Diego)

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Robbins Library, Emerson 211

Lucy Allais, Henry E. Allison Endowed Chair in the History of Philosophy (UC San Diego) will present a talk to the History of Philosophy Workshop at Harvard University on April 17, 2017 from 4-5:30 in Robbins Library (Emerson 211). A reception in the library will follow.

2017 Apr 21

Book discussion with Professor Susanna Siegel

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA

Please join Edgar Pierce Professor of Philosophy at Harvard Susanna Siegel at the Harvard Book Store for a discussion of her new book The Rationality of Perception. This is event is being supported by the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics as part of their series "Ethics in Your World."

Past Events

2016 Apr 02

3er Taller de Filosofía en Español

(All day)

Location: 

Tanner Room, Emerson 310

3er Taller de Filosofía en Español / 3rd Workshop of Philosophy in Spanish

10:30  Raúl Ibarra (UNAM) "Las Virtudes para la Razón Pública"/"The VIrtues for Public Reason"

11:40  Aliosha Barranco (U. of North Carolina) "Esencialismo y Modalidad De Re"/"Essentialism and De Re Modality"

12:40  LUNCH

1:40  Verónica Gómez (Rutgers) "Experiencia Perceptiva y Normatividad Epistémica"/"Perceptual Experience and Epistemic Normativity"

2016 Mar 25

Philosophy & Film Series: The Mirror

7:00pm

Location: 

Tanner Room, Emerson 310

Please join us for a showing of Andrei Tarkovsky's The Mirror and for a conversation with Professor Jimmy Doyle and other members of the department about the film's philosophical themes.

2016 Mar 11

Philosophy Workshop: Varieties of Self-Knowledge

Sat - Sun, Mar 11 to Mar 12, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Humanities Center

For information about the workshop please visit our website.

Presenters:
Dorit Bar-On (University of Connecticut)
Alex Byrne (MIT)
Lucy O’Brien (University College, London)
Sarah Paul (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Christopher Peacocke (Columbia University)
Sebastian Rödl (Universität Leipzig)
Kieran Setiya (MIT)

2016 Feb 16

DWF Presentation: How to Write a Philosophy Paper

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Emerson 101

Please join Department Writing Fellow Michael Rabenberg for a presentation on "How to Write a Philosophy Paper." This presentation is highly recommended for students taking their first course in philosophy. 

2015 Dec 10

Practice Job Talk: Alex Prescott-Couch

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Emerson 310

Graduate students and faculty are encouraged to attend this practice job talk by Alex Prescott-Couch at 2:00 on December 10th in Emerson 310.

2015 Dec 09

Practice Job Talk: Emily McWilliams

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Emerson 310

Graduate students and faculty are encouraged to attend this practice job talk by Emily McWilliams at 3:00 on December 9th in Emerson 310.

2015 Dec 08

Practice Job Talk: Céline Leboeuf

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Emerson 310

"Embodying Resistance to Oppressions"

Graduate students and faculty are encouraged to attend this practice job talk by Céline Leboeuf at 4:00 on December 8th in Emerson 310.

2015 Nov 13

Philosophy & Film Series: Breathless

7:00pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall

Please join us for a screening of Jean-Luc Godard's groundbreaking film Breathless with an introduction by Professor Sean Kelly. Breathless is one of the films featured in Professor Kelly's course "Existentialism in Literature and Film" and is being shown concurrently as part of the department's Philosophy & Film Series organized by Professor Cheryl Chen.

2015 Nov 12

Practice Job Talk: Jeremy Fix

4:00pm

Location: 

Tanner Room

"The House of Goodness"

Graduate students and faculty are encouraged to attend this practice job talk by Jeremy Fix at 4:00 on November 12th in the Tanner Room