Center for Values and Social Policy
Events


upcoming

Center Talks
Ethics Bowl
Morris Colloquium
RoME
Think!

spring 2007

All talks will be held on Fridays 1-2 up in the Center for Values and Social Policy/Morris Reading Room.

January 26
Ph.D. student Jason Wyckoff
"Solving the Problem of Timing Maxims in Kantian Ethics"

February 9
Dr. Ajume Wingo, Visiting Fellow
"Learning How to Lose: Coping with Political Defeat in Honor/Shame Cultures"

February 16
Prof. Claudia Mills
"Competing Claims to Children"

March 2
Prof. Eric Chwang
"Against the Inalienable Right to Withdraw from Research"

March 9
Dr. Marthe Kiley-Worthington
Director, Centre of Eco-Ethno Research and Education, France "The Consciousness of Large Mammals"

March 16
Prof. Michael Huemer
"In Defense of Repugnance"

April 6
Ph.D. student Cory Aragon
"Racism as Racial Oppression"

April 13
Prof. Michael Tooley
"Against Freedom of Thought and Freedom of Expression"

April 20
Prof. Graham Oddie and Ph.D. student Dan Demetriou
"Fictionalism about Morality"

April 27
Dr. Ajume Wingo, Visiting Fellow
"Constitutions as Narratives to Losers"

May 4
Ph.D. student Matt Seacord
"Land Rights and the Lockean Proviso"

fall 2006

Talk: Prof. Robert Hanna
"Protopersons, Abortion, and Infanticide"
Friday, September 8
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Talk: Jason Hanna
Doctoral candidate
"Democracy and Children's Suffrage"
Friday, September 15
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Talk: Prof. Alison Jaggar
"Some Thoughts on Academic Freedom"
Friday, September 22
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Public Lecture: Brad Thompson
"Why Johnny Can't Think or Distinguish Right from Wrong"
Thursday, October 5
8:00 to 9:30 p.m. in the Old Main Chapel

Talk: Prof. David Boonin
"Two Cheers for Affirmative Action"
Friday, October 6
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Talk: Prof. Mike Huemer
"Revisionary Intuitionism"
Friday, October 13
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Talk: Dr. Dan Sturgis
"Why We Should Intrinsically Value Nature"
Friday, October 27
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Prof. Michaele Ferguson,
Department of Political Science
"Of Banditas and Bodies: Iris Marion Young's Feminist Phenomenology"
Friday, November 3
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Talk: Peter Higgins
Doctoral candidate
"Open Borders and the Right to Immigrate"
Friday, November 10
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Public Lecture: David Barnett and Robert Hanna
“What We Owe to Animals: A Debate”
Thursday, November 16th
8:00 to 9:30 p.m. in the Old Main Chapel

Talk: Barrett Emerick and Audra King
Doctoral candidates
"Empathy as Situated Understanding"
Friday, December 1
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

Public Lecture: Michael E. Zimmerman
“Integral Ecology”
Thursday, December 7th
8:00 to 9:30 p.m. in the Old Main Chapel

Talk: Dr. Benjamin Hale
"Is Justice Good for Your Sleep?
Friday, December 8
1:00-1:50 in Hellems 269

past

RoME 2013
RoME 2012
RoME 2011
RoME 2010
RoME 2009
RoME 2008

Morris Colloquia

Prisoners Conf

2006-07 Center Talks
2005-06 Center Talks

 

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