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Winter Colloquium 2013

Philosophy Winter Colloquium, 2013:

“What is Metaphysics?”

Philosophy 4260/6000, Tuesday and Thursday, 2-3:15pm; Location: C-4036 (for the lectures)

Schedule of Speakers


Speaker  & Title

Tuesday, January 15


Tuesday, January 22 

Jennifer Flynn “Metaphysics and Ethics – Are there Moral Principles?”

*Thursday, January 24 5-6:30pm A 1046

Daniel Smith, Bradley Lecture* (for Bradley lecturer details please click here)

Tuesday, January 29

Michelle Rebidoux “Metaphysics and Persons”

Tuesday, February 5

John Scott “First Person Metaphysics”

Tuesday, February 12

Suma Rajiva “Metaphysics and Morals in Kant”

*Thursday, February 14  7-8:30pm A 1046

Phil Rose, Bradley Lecture * (for Bradley lecturer details please click here)

Tuesday, February 19 Winter Break No Lecture

 *Thursday, February 21, 2-3:20, C-4036  CANCELLED


 Darren Hynes "Plato and the Indeterminate Dyad" (note the change of day for the colloquium)

Tuesday, February 26

Peter Harris “What Can We Say About Being?”

Tuesday, March 5

Scott Johnston “Firstness in Thirdness: the Place of Chance and Other Ineffables in the Peircean Triad”

Tuesday, March 12

Walter Okshevsky “Why We Live in a Post-Metaphysical World”

 *Thursday, March 14, 7-8:30pm, Room: A-1046 Please note the different time

 Ricardo Gutierrez Aguilar (Technische Universitat Berlin) will give a bonus Bradley Memorial Lecture, "Possible Composition of Kant's philosophical history / Impossible composition of Kant's philosophical history" 

Tuesday, March 19

David Thompson “Kinds of Reality”

Thursday, March 21st., 7-8:30pm, Room A-1046

(for other events involving the Storey Lecturer, see the Philosophy Dept. Homepage)

Stuart Elden (Durham University) will give the George Storey Lecture in the Faculty of Arts (organized by the Philosophy Department): "'Knowledge, Truth, Power: The Politics of Foucault's *Leçons
sur la volonté de savoir*'"

Tuesday, March 26

Toni Stafford,  “Metaphysics and Intuition: Hegel and Jacobi”

Thursday, April 4 (change of date)

Peter Gratton “Derrida’s Metaphysics”

 Thursday, April 11 CANCELLED

 Jean-Marc Narbonne, Bradley Lecture * CANCELLED

*Thursday, April 18 Time & Location: T.B.A.

Uwe Voigt, Bradley Lecture * (for Bradley lecturer details please click here)