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


Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award

September 15th, 4 pm

Terry Pinkard
"Hegel's History of Metaphysics"

 

Lecture

September 29th, 4 pm

Georgia Warnke, University of California, Riverside
"Historical Understanding and the 'Blemish of Extraordinary Moral Legacies'"

 

Lecture

October 12th, 4 pm

Klaus Vieweg, Jena University
"The Concept of Action in Hegel's Practical Philosophy and Aesthetics"

 

Dissertation Defense

October 13th, 11 am

Miles Hentrup
"Once Again from the Beginning: On the Relationship of Skepticism and Philosophy in Hegel's System"

 

Lecture

October 25th, 5 pm

Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee
"Offensive Beneficence"

 

Lecture

November 10th, 10:30 am

Karmen MacKendrick, LeMoyne Collge 
"Ancient Mysticisms, New Materialism, and Strange Entanglements"

 

Lecture

November 10th, 4:30 pm

Cynthia Willett, Emory University
"Affect Attunement: Interspecies Ethics"

 

Dissertation Defense

November 17th, 4:45 pm
Stony Brook Manhattan

Oli Stephano
"Immanent Ecologies: Ethics, Power, and Persistence"

 

 

 

 

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