Previous Visitors

Established through funds provided by the Office of the President, the department has established the Rotating Stars Program, under which a 'star' in the discipline visits the department each year to offer an intensive, full-credit seminar.

Previous visitors include:

Jurgen Habermas

J├╝rgen Habermas

 

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Linguistic Theory, Syntax, Semantics, Philosophy of Language, Political Dissidence, Democracy and Sovereignty, Global Political Development.

Angela Davis

Angela Y. Davis

Feminism, African American studies, critical theory, popular music culture and social consciousness, philosophy of punishment (women's jails and prisons)

Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida

Post-structuralism, post-modernism, deconstruction, literary theory

 

Other visitors who have taught full-credit, intensive seminars in the department of philosophy include Julia KristevaManfred BaumRudolf BernetKlaus HeldClaude LefortDominique JanicaudJacques TaminiauxBernard WaldenfelsBurkhard TuschlingEugene GendlinBruce Wilshire and Jean-Francois Lyotard.  

 

Upcoming Events

  

 

Lecture

Shari Stone-Mediatore

Colonialism and Mass Incarceration: 
How America Disguises Its Violence

Thursday, April 13th
4:30 pm

 

 

MA in Philosophy and the Arts
Alumni Conference & Celebration

Thinking Back/Looking On

Friday, April 28th
12:30-8:00 pm

Register Here

 

 

Dissertation Defense

Eva Boodman
"White Ignorance and Complicit Responsibility"

Wednesday, May 10th
1:00 pm

 

 

Dissertation Defense

Cara O'Connor  
"Empowerment-Respect, Self-Respect, and Political Liberalism"

Wednesday, May 10th
4:00 pm

Department of Philosophy      Harriman Hall 213, Stony Brook, NY 11794     Phone: (631) 632-7570
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