Past Events

  • 2016 Apr 30

    Celebration of the Philosophy and Teaching of T.M. Scanlon

    12:30pm to 7:00pm


    Austin Hall North

    Please join us for a celebration of the philosophy and teaching of Professor T. M. Scanlon on the occasion of his retirement from teaching.

    With presentations by some of Tim's former students on their work.

    Free and open to the public.

  • 2016 Apr 22

    Philosophy & Film Series: La Jetée



    Tanner Room, Emerson 310

    Please join us for a showing of Chris Marker's La Jetée (the inspiration for 12 Monkees) with philosophical reflection and discussion led by Professor Richard Moran.

  • 2016 Apr 15

    Law & Philosophy Colloquium

    Fri - Sat, Apr 15 to Apr 16, 8:30am - 12:40pm


    Lewis 214

    Please join us for the Second Annual Harvard Graduate Law & Philosophy Colloquium, this Friday and Saturday in Lewis 214! The aim of this colloquium is to allow graduate students from all disciplines to present their work on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of law and philosophy, and to critically engage with both faculty and other graduate students in these areas. This year, we are excited to feature Professor Kamm as our keynote speaker, at noon on Friday. Our panel discussions will feature papers on a variety of topics, including standards of proof, voting rights,...

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  • 2016 Apr 08

    Conversation on Themes in the Work of Stanley Cavell

    5:00pm to 7:00pm


    Robbins Library, Emerson 211

    Sandra Laugier (Philosophy, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) will present from her paper ‘Voices as forms of life and Life Form’

    Richard Moran (Philosophy, Harvard University) will present from his paper ‘Stanley Cavell on Recognition, Betrayal, and the Photographic Field of Expression’

    Alice Crary (Philosophy, The New School for Social Research), will respond, followed by general discussion.   

  • 2016 Apr 02

    3er Taller de Filosofía en Español

    (All day)


    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"

    2:50  Ignacio Cervieri (UAM) "Independencia Modal y Fenomenología...

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  • 2016 Mar 25

    Philosophy & Film Series: The Mirror



    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.