Past Jockey Club Papers

December 18th, 2015: PhD student Adam Haaga introduced a piece by Derek Walcott, entitled 'The Muse of History' [Taken from 'What The Twilight Says',1998].

November 6th, 2015: PhD Candidate Michelle Mahoney introduced a selection from 'Scholasticism and Politics' (1940) by Jacques Maritain. We discussedChapter III "The Human Person and Society."

October 23rd, 2015: Dr. Sean McGrath introduced Lynn White Jr.'s 'The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis' [Science, New Series, Vol.155, March 1967)]

October 16th, 2015: Gil Shalev introduced a piece by Anil Gomes, "Is There a Problem of Other Minds?" [Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. cxi, 2011].

October 9th, 2015: One of our new philosophy graduate students, Steph Butera, introduced a piece by Kendall L. Walton, 'Fearing Fictions' [The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 75, No. 1 (Jan., 1978), pp. 5-27]. October 2nd, Dr. Peter Gratton will look at "Action", a chapter for Hannah Arendt's The Human Condition (1957).

September 25th, 2015: Dr. Stephen Gardner introdcued a piece by David J, Chalmers, 'The Singularity: A Philosophical Analysis'. [Journal of Consciousness Studies 17:7-65, 2010].