Department of Philosophy

Memorial University

WINTER COLLOQUIUM, 2007,

“Vive la Difference!”

(updated schedule)

 

 

 

All lectures will take place on Tuesday or Thursday, 2.00-3:20  in A1045. (For further information email - jascott@mun.ca or call the Department at 737-8336)

 

DATE

SPEAKER & TITLE

 

Tuesday, Jan 16:

Darren Hynes

“Divine in Difference: Descartes on Cause and the Divine Essence”

 

Tuesday Jan. 23

David Thompson

 The Nature of Selfhood: What makes us essentially different?”

 

Tuesday, Jan 30:

Craig Cramm

The In-Difference Between Mind and Nature - Thomas Aquinas & John of Saint Thomas on Formal Sign.”

 

Tuesday, Feb. 6:

Peter Trnka

Biopolitics and the end of the rule of law: thinking with Foucault, Deleuze and Agamben.”

 

Tuesday, Feb 13:

Peter Harris

Differance and the Death of the Subject”

 

Tuesday, Feb. 27:

Walter Okshevsky

“From a transcendental point of view: Jurgen Habermas and Harvey Siegel on justifying moral and multicultural ideals”

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 1:

Jean-Philippe Ranger

A Reply to Cicero on Epicurean Friendship: Overcoming the Difference between Self and Others.”

 

Tuesday, March 6

Jay Foster

Kuhn and the Many Faces of ‘the Social’.”

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 8:

Visiting Speaker, Nigel Rapport

Kierkegaard's Faith and Nietzsche's Breakdown: The Objectivity of Subjectivity

 

Tuesday, March 13:

Arthur Sullivan

The Problem of A Priori Knowledge”

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 20:

Natalie Oman

“Sharing Horizons: The Gitxsan-Wet'suwet'en Model of Intercultural
Understanding”

 

THURSDAY, March 22

Jennifer Flynn

Thinking Differences: Philosophy, Literature & Coetzee’s The Lives of Animals.”

 

Tuesday, March 27

Suma Rajiva

“Splitting the Difference: Transcendental Idealism in the Antinomy of Teleological Judgement.”

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

 

Bernard Wills

Why is the Ontological Argument Different?”

 

Tuesday, April 3

Evan Simpson

Alien Minds.”

 

 

 

 

Schedule updated March 19th, 2007