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Philosophy Roundtable Schedule 2020-2021
This year, Philosophy Roundtable is held on Thursdays at 11:15 a.m., unless otherwise stated. Meet us on Philosophy Roundtable Teams.
|Aug 27||Senior I.S. Proposals|
|Sept 3||No Roundtable|
|Sept 10||No Roundtable|
|Sept 17||Alex Gustafson ('16), University of Toronto presents, "The Phenomenology of Love"|
Erik Severson ('18), University of British Columbia presents "Graduate Studies After COW"
|Oct 1||No Roundtable|
|Oct 8||Brandon Burkey ('18), Virginia Tech presents "Environmental Ethics and the Evolutionary Debunking of Moral Realism"|
|Oct 15||"Ethics and Resistance: Open Discussion"|
|Oct 22||Emily Howerton ('17), Penn State University presents, "Managing COVID-19: what are our objectives, and how do we achieve them?"|
|Senior I.S. presentation by Alex Fiander, "Knowledge of Intentional Action as Essential for It: An Epistemological and Action-Theoretical Investigation"|
|Nov 5||Senior I.S. presentation by Micah Phillips-Gary, "Category Theory and Phenomenological Mathematical Realism"|
|Nov 12||Senior I.S. presentation by Jacob Abramo, "The Beautiful Investor: From Marx to Manhattan to Mecca"|
|Nov 19||No Roundtable.|
|Jan 28||Senior I.S. presentation by Sosi Hailu-Chanyalew, "Ouch! Life Hurts: A look at what pain is and is not"|
|Feb 4||Senior I.S. presentation by Alexander Cohen, “Derivative Intentionality and Gricean Meaning”|
|Feb 11||Senior I.S. presentation by Serigne-Abdoulah Kebe, “Contextual Questions: The Worldly Implications of an Insufficient Philosophical Stance”|
|Feb 18||Senior I.S. presentation by Madelyn Cobb, “The Case for Prison Abolition?”|
|Feb 25||Senior I.S. presentation by Maxwell Gregg, “Normative Bastardy: Policing and its Vicious Norm Enforcement”|
|March 4||"What is philosophy? Why should we do it?: Open Discussion"|
|March 11||Senior I.S. presentation by Dani Halbing, “How Determinism can be Compatible with Quantum Mechanics and the Implications they Provide for a Discussion on Free Will”|
|March 18||Senior I.S. presentation by Orlando Jones, Just War Theory and Cyber Warfare: "Aged Principles Applied to New Age Issues"|
Phi Sima Tau Philosophy Honor Society Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Click here to join the lecture.
Dr. Lindsay Brainard ('10), Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alabama, Birmingham presents "What is Creativity"
|April 1||Dr. Sid Simpson, College of Wooster Perry-Williams Postdoctoral Fellow and Ryan Curnow '22 present "Stripping Away the Masks of Identity: Adorno and Fanon's Negative Dialectics"|
|April 8||No Roundtable|
|April 15||Dr. Tzula Propp ('15), Post-doctoral Fellow at the Center for Quantum Information and Control, University of New Mexico presents "Quantum Ontologies Volume 2: a Whiteheadian & Pataphysical Boogaloo"|
|April 22||Senior I.S. presentation by Nicky Benya|
|April 29||Graduating and Rising Seniors Meeting|