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Spring 2013
Barbara Merker (Frankfurt)
"Phenomenology and Pragmatism"
Friday, April 26thth, 2013
Andrew Chignell (Cornell)
"Kantian Ways of Knowing (and Unknowing)"
Friday, April 19th, 2013
Charlotte Witt (New Hampshire)
"The Metaphysics of Gender: Thinking More About Essentialism"
Friday, April 5th, 2013
Graduate Student Conference: The Problem of Evil
March 21st to 22nd, 2013
Gillian Russel (Wash U)
Friday, January 25th, 2013
Fall 2012
Kit Wellman (Wash U)
"Procedural Rights"
Friday, December 7th, 2012
Eric Wiland (UMSL)
"Rossian Deontology and the Problem of Moral Expertise"
Friday, November 16th, 2012
David Estlund (Brown)
"Bad facts"
Friday, October 26th, 2012
Mark Richard (Harvard)
"Relations All the Way Down?"
Friday, October 26th, 2012
Midwest Annual Workshop in Metaphysics
October 17th to 19th, 2012
Mark Richard (Harvard)
"What Is Disagreement?"
Friday, September 21st, 2012
Stephen Mumford (Nottingham)
"'The Metaphysics of the Summum Bonum in Aristotle: Fractured Goodness"
Friday, September 14th, 2012
Spring 2012
Sandy Goldberg (Northwestern)
"Safety, Luck, Gettierization"
Friday, March 2nd, 2012
Jonathan Schaffer (Rutgers/ANU)
"Apt Causal models for the Law"
Friday, March 9th, 2012
Friedemann Buddensiek (Frankfurt)
"Perspectives at work in the digression in Plato's 'Theaetetus"
Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Henle Conference
Happiness and Well-Being)
Keynote: Richard Kraut
March 30th to 31st, 2012
Fall 2011
Robert Adams (UNC)
"Malebranche's Causal Concepts"
Friday, September 23rd, 2011


Alexander Bird (Bristol)
"Can Dispositions Have Intrinsic Finks and Antidotes?"
Friday, October 7th, 2011


Graduate Conference
"Social Epistemology"
Keynote: Alvin Goldman
Christopher Lutz (St. Meinrad)
"The Utopian Vision of Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue"
Friday, November 4th, 2011
Spring 2011

Susan Wolf (UNC Chapel Hill)

Friday, February 2nd, 2011

Robert Batterman (Pittsburgh)
"A Methodology for Applied Mathematics: The Important Role of `Fixed' Points"

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Wilhelm Essler (Frankfurt)
"Brahman - Atman - Anatman: The development of philosophy in Ancient India"

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Ann-Margaret Baxley (WashU)
"The Silencing of Happiness: Kant on Happiness, Its Value, and Its Relation to Virtue"

Friday, February 18th, 2011
Jeffrey Brower (Purdue),
"Aquinas's Metaphysics of Material Objects: A New Type of Substratum Theory"

Friday, March 4th, 2011
Susanna Schellenebrg
"Experience, Externalism, and Evidence"
Friday, March 11th, 2011
Matt McGrath (Mizzou)
"Author Meets Critics:Knowledge in an Uncertain World" 

Thursday, April 14th, 2011
Janet Kourany (Notre Dame)
"Freedom of Research and the Public Good" 

Thursday, April 14th, 2011
"Putting Powers to Work" 

April 28th to April 30th, 2011
Fall 2010

Sarah-Jane Leslie (Princeton)
"On the Original Sin of Cognition"

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Mark Johnston (Princeton)
"From Annata to Agape: The Illusion of a Self Worth Caring About"

Friday, August 27th, 2010

John Hawthorne (oxford)
"How many angels can dance on the point of a needle?"

Friday, September 10th ~

Carol Glasser (UC Irvine)
"Tied Oppressions: How Sexist Imagery Reinforces Speciesist Sentiment" (Philosophy & Women's Studies)

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Gualtiero Piccinnini (UMSL),
"Integrating Psychology and Neuroscience: Functional Analyses as Mechanism Sketches"

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Panel on Haybron, "Pursuit of Unhappiness" -

Sinquefield State Room on the 4th floor of DuBourg Hall
Monday, October 4th, 2010

Christoph Kelp (Leuven)
"Extended Cognition and Robust Virtue Epistemology" (SLU Colloquium)

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Philosophy Graduate Student Conference:

"Justice and Public Disagreement: Reasons, Religion, and Value." Nicholas Wolterstorff (Yale), keynote
Thursday, October 7th-Friday, October 8th, 2010.

Spring 2010

St. Louis Area Philosophy  of Science Association Conference
Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Tim O'Conner (Indiana)
"Explaining Contingent Existence"

Friday, February 2, 2010 ~3:00pm~ Adorjan Hall 142

Sr. Mary Elizabeth Ingraham, C.S.J.
"Rational Freedom and Moral Perfection: A Perspective from John Duns Scotus"

Wednesday, February 10th ~3:00pm~  Adorjan Hall 142

Jon McGinnis (UMSL)
"Z to A or Zeno's Paradox & Avicenna's Solution: A Problem of Continuous Processes"

Friday, February 12th, 2010 ~3:00pm~ Adorjan Hall 142

Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable.

Friday, March 19th-Sunday, March 21st, 2010.

Henle Conference
"Experimental and Theoretical Knowledge"

Friday, March 26th - Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Shaun Nichols (Arizona)
"Brute Retributivism"

Friday, March 5th, 2010 ~3:00pm~ Adorjan Hall 142

Cyrille Michon (Nantes) |
"Sourcehood and Leeway Conditions for Moral Responsibility"

Friday, April 16th, 2010 ~3:00pm~ Xavier Hall
Patrizia Pedrini (Florence/Colombia)
"The Freedom of Judging"

Friday, April 23, 2010 ~3:00pm~ Xavier 332
Fall 2009

Alan Hajek (ANU)
"A Poisoned Dart for Conditionals"

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 ~3:00pm~ Adorjan Hall 142

Brian Leftow (Oxford)
"The Humanity of God"

Friday, September 18th, 2009 ~3:00pm~ Adorjan 142 

Robert Audi (Notre Dame)
"Faith, Faithfulness, and Virtue"

Friday September 23, 2009 ~3:00pm~ Adorjan Hall 142

SLU Forum
Panel on William Rehg's Cogent Science in Context

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Asad Ahmed (Wash U)
"Defending Muhammad's Finality"

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

SLU Graduate Student Conference
"Wrongdoing, Evil, and Moral Monsters"

Thursday, October 15th - Friday, October 16th, 2009
Higher purpose. Greater good.
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