Department Events

Upcoming Events

2018 Mar 02

Ethics of Belief Workshop

Fri - Sat, Mar 2 to Mar 3, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Professors Selim Berker and Susanna Rinard invite you to attend a workshop on the "Ethics of Belief" on March 2nd and 3rd. Speakers will include:

  • Stewart Cohen
  • Richard Foley
  • Pamela Hieronymi
  • Jim Joyce
  • Miriam McCormick
  • Conor McHugh
  • Kate Nolfi
  • Susanna Rinard

The workshop is free and open to all. Talks are not pre-read.

In addition to the speakers, commentators-at-large will include: Rima Basau, John...

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2018 Mar 05

Harvard Review of Philosophy Annual Lecture: Dale Jamieson (NYU)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 305
Dale Jamieson (NYU) will present the annual Harvard Review of Philosophy Lecture on Monday, March 5th in Emerson Hall Room 305. A reception in Robbins Library will follow.

Abstract:  It is now widely accepted that humans and non-humans are continuous with respect to sentience and other properties that may be regarded as sufficient for moral concern. To suppose otherwise is sometimes derided as requiring Homo Sapiens to have a moral immaculate conception that is scarcely believable. Yet, the idea that agency appeared in Homo Sapiens by... Read more about Harvard Review of Philosophy Annual Lecture: Dale Jamieson (NYU)

Past Events

2018 Feb 01

How to Write a Philosophy Paper

5:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 210
Undergraduates are invited to join Department Writing Fellow Javier Caride for a presentation on "How to Write a Philosophy Paper."
2017 Dec 07

Dissertation Defense: Lauren Davidson

11:00am

Location: 

Tanner Room (Emerson 310)
The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce that Lauren Davidson will be defending her dissertation, “Into Question: An Account of Inquiry,” on December 7 at 11 am in the Tanner Room (Emerson 310).
2017 Dec 05

Practice Job Talk: Aleksy Tarasenko-Struc

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Tanner Room (Emerson 310)
Graduate students and faculty are encouraged to attend this practice job talk by Aleksy Tarasenko-Struc.
2017 Sep 26

How to Write a Philosophy Paper

5:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 101
Undergraduates are invited to join Department Writing Fellow Javier Caride for a presentation on "How to Write a Philosophy Paper."
2017 Sep 13

W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute Colloquium: Myisha Cherry

12:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Myisha Cherry, Fellow in Philosophy and W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellow at Harvard University, will give a talk entitled "Can you Find it in your Heart to Forgive?: Race, Forgiveness Requests, & Superficial Repair" on Wednesday, September 13th at 12:00 pm in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center, located at 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA.

The talk will be a followed by a Q&A session and is free and open to the public.
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