Home > mcgill, undergraduate colloquium > McGill Undergraduate Colloquium of Philosophy

McGill Undergraduate Colloquium of Philosophy

February 5, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

The first-ever McGill Undergraduate Colloquium of Philosophy is coming very soon!! Please consult the attached schedule for dates, times, and topics! See you all there!!

DAY ONE: CONTEXTUALISING SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS
Monday, February 9

THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC PURSUIT: CAN WE DO SCIENCE WITHOUT ETHICS?
Charles Pitman 5:00 – 5:45

RUSSELL’S THEORY OF TYPES: DEVELOPMENT AND CRITICISMS
Andy Voellmer 6:00 – 6:45

BAHÁ’U’LLÁH AND KUHN: PATTERNS OF ENLIGHTENMENT IN WESTERN RELIGION AND SCIENCE
Ilya Shodjaee-Zrudlo 7:00 – 7:45

DAY TWO: THEMES FROM ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL METAPHYSICS
Thursday, February 12

PERFECTION IN MAIMONIDES AS THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL RATIONALITY
Jonathan Fine 5:00 – 5:45

DOUBLE UNFREEDOM IN THOMAS NAGEL AND THE STOICS
Tom de Kok 6:00 – 6:45

PARMENIDES’ GROUNDING OF EPISTEMOLOGY ON METAPHYSICS
Andy Yu 7:00 – 7:45

DAY THREE: TRUTH & AESTHETICS
Tuesday, February 17

ATTENDING TO THE BODY IN DANCE RECONSTRUCTION
Wilson Blakely 5:00 – 5:45

ART AND TECHNOLOGY IN HEIDEGGER’S VIEW OF MODERNITY
Nestor Bailly 6:00 – 6:45

ON TRUTH: KIERKEGAARD AND THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA
Brooke Struck 7:00 – 7:45

LEACOCK BUILDING, ROOM 927

Discussion to follow each presentation. Coffee and snacks will be served.
Undergraduate and graduate students, professors, and friends are all welcome!

philosophy.colloqium@gmail.com

  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: