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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Events

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Upcoming Events

  1. Oct 19, 2018
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Philosophical Busybodies Tamler Sommers University of Houston Morris Hall 103 @ 10:00am

Past Events

  1. Oct 18, 2018
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture The Value of Conflict: Revenge and Restorative Justice Tamler Sommers University of Houston Armstrong Hall 101 @ 7:00pm
  2. Oct 11, 2018
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Moral Revolutions Michael Fuerstein St. Olaf College Morris Hall 103 @ 4:00pm
  3. Sep 27, 2018
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Equal Opportunity in Winner-Take-All Societies Joshua Preiss Minnesota State University, Mankato Morris Hall 103 @ 4:00pm
  4. Apr 19, 2018
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium When Art Can't Lie Brandon Cooke Minnesota State University, Mankato Armstrong Hall 305 @ 4:00pm
  5. Apr 5, 2018
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Epistemic Carelessness in the Moral Realm Bekka Williams Minnesota State University, Mankato Armstrong Hall 305 @ 4:00pm
  6. Mar 22, 2018
    Thursday
    Annual Business Ethics Lecture Ethics in a Digital Economy: What's New? Nien-hê Hsieh Harvard University Armstrong Hall 101 @ 7:00pm
  7. Mar 1, 2018
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Religious Exemptions Gone Liberal: The Case of the Devout Gay Blood Donor Brian Soucek University of California, Davis Armstrong Hall 305 @ 4:00pm
  8. Feb 22, 2018
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Limits to the Transactional Paradigm in Research Ethics Danielle Wenner Carnegie Mellon University Armstrong Hall 217 @ 4:00pm
  9. Nov 16, 2017
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium How Should We Distribute Educational Goods? Harry Brighouse University of Wisconsin-Madison Armstrong Hall 323 @ 4:00pm
  10. Oct 26, 2017
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium What is the Role of Imagination in Music Listening? Ted Gracyk Minnesota State University Moorhead Armstrong Hall 214 @ 4:00pm
  11. Oct 20, 2017
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Porch Light's On But Nobody Home: Non-Self and Buddhist Reductionism About Persons Mark Siderits Illinois State University CSU Ballroom South @ 10:00am
  12. Oct 19, 2017
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture Nirvana and the Meaning of Life: Is Buddhism a Religion? Mark Siderits Illinois State University CSU 253/4/5 @ 7:00pm
  13. Oct 5, 2017
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Are Free Financial Markets Free (and are they Markets)? Joshua Preiss Minnesota State University, Mankato Armstrong Hall 214 @ 4:00pm
  14. Sep 21, 2017
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Plato's Meno John Humphrey Minnesota State University, Mankato Armstrong Hall 214 @ 4:00pm
  15. Mar 30, 2017
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture The Writerly Attitude Alva Noë University of California, Berkeley Preska Hall 126 @ 11:00am
  16. Mar 29, 2017
    Wednesday
    Andreas Lecture Art and Entanglement Alva Noë University of California, Berkeley Centennial Student Union 254-55 @ 7:30pm
  17. Nov 17, 2016
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Clarifying Capabilities (What Do We Owe Bert When He Crashes His Motorbike?) Bekka Williams Minnesota State University, Mankato Morris Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  18. Oct 27, 2016
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Bioscience as Buddhism Sun Kyeong Yu Minnesota State University, Mankato Morris Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  19. Oct 13, 2016
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Frege on Definition and Explanation Marcus Rossberg University of Connecticut Morris Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  20. Oct 6, 2016
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Could There Be No Logic? Gillian Russell University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Morris Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  21. Sep 15, 2016
    Thursday
    Philosophy Colloquium Games and the Aesthetics of Practicality Thi Nguyen Utah Valley University Morris Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  22. Apr 21, 2016
    Thursday
    Colloquium Caring Democracy: How to Reshape Democratic Politics Joan Tronto University of Minnesota Morris Hall 103 @ 4:30pm
  23. Apr 8, 2016
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Truth's Values Michael Lynch University of Connecticut Morris Hall 103 @ 9:00am
  24. Apr 7, 2016
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data Michael Lynch University of Connecticut Ostrander Auditorium @ 7:00pm
  25. Mar 17, 2016
    Thursday
    Colloquium The Jetsons and James Meade Joshua Preiss Minnesota State University, Mankato Morris Hall 103 @ 4:30pm
  26. Mar 3, 2016
    Thursday
    Colloquium Cognitive Value and Imaginative Identification: the Case of Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut Alessandro Giovannelli Lafayette College Morris Hall 103 @ 4:30pm
  27. Feb 16, 2016
    Tuesday
    Colloquium Lockean Absolutism: John Locke's Inner Hobbesian Shane Courtland University of Minnesota Duluth Armstrong Hall 102 @ 4:30pm
  28. Nov 17, 2015
    Tuesday
    Annual Business Ethics Lecture The Ethics of Tax Competition Peter Dietsche University of Montreal Armstrong Hall 101 @ 5:00pm
  29. Oct 22, 2015
    Thursday
    Philosophy in 10 Minutes Near-Death Capabilities Rebekkah Williams Minnesota State University Armstrong Hall 216 @ 4:00pm
  30. Oct 9, 2015
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Perception: Ground of Empirical Objectivity Tyler Burge University of California, Los Angeles Morris Hall 103 @ 9:00am
  31. Oct 8, 2015
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture Do Apes and Children Attribute Mental States to Others? Tyler Burge University of California, Los Angeles Morris Hall 103 @ 7:00pm
  32. Sep 24, 2015
    Thursday
    Colloquium Darwin's Evolution: What it is and What it is not Sun Kyeong Yu Minnesota State University Morris Hall 102 @ 4:00pm
  33. Sep 10, 2015
    Thursday
    Colloquium Know Thyself - A View from Off the Beaten Path Charles Guignon University of South Florida Morris Hall 103 @ 4:00pm
  34. Apr 9, 2015
    Thursday
    Ethics of Economic Institutions The Lingering Value of Modern Technology Benjamin Hale University of Colorado Morris Hall 102 @ 5:00pm
  35. Apr 2, 2015
    Thursday
    Annual Business Ethics Lecture Exploitation, Neglect, and the Psychology of Moral Judgment: Why You're Probably Worse than a Price-Gouger, and Why You Probably Don't Believe It Matt Zwolinski University of San Diego Wiecking Auditorium @ 7:00pm
  36. Mar 19, 2015
    Thursday
    Ethics of Economic Institutions Basic Income: From Justice to Legitimacy Jurgen De Wispelare McGill Univeristy Morris Hall 102 @ 5:00pm
  37. Feb 19, 2015
    Thursday
    Ethics of Economic Institutions The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of Personal Responsibility Joshua Preiss Minnesota State University Morris Hall 102 @ 5:00pm
  38. Feb 10, 2015
    Tuesday
    Ethics of Economic Institutions The Normative Stakes of Economic Growth - 1776 and Today Lisa Herzog Stanford University Morris Hall 103 @ 5:00pm
  39. Nov 20, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Plato on Laughter Sarah Jansen Carleton College Armstrong Hall 306 @ 4:30pm
  40. Nov 13, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Reference Shifting, Mistranslation, and the Social Transmission of Thought and Language Julie Wulfemeyer MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 306 @ 4:30pm
  41. Oct 30, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Natural Objects Joshua Brown Gustavus Adolphus College Armstrong Hall 306 @ 4:30pm
  42. Oct 16, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Is There a Rawlsian Argument for Animal Rights? David Svolba Fitchburg State University Armstrong Hall 306 @ 4:30pm
  43. Sep 25, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium On Saving Socrates from the 'Socratic Fallacy' John Humphrey MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 306 @ 4:30pm
  44. Apr 24, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Negative Images: On Photography, Causation, and Absences Mikael Pettersson Post-doctoral Researcher at Stockholm University and Visiting Scholar at New York University Morris Hall 102 @ 5:00pm
  45. Apr 17, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Ethics and Fictive Imagining Brandon Cooke MSU Mankato Morris Hall 102 @ 5:00pm
  46. Mar 27, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Global Labor Justice and the Limits of Economic Analysis Joshua Preiss MSU Mankato Morris Hall 102 @ 5:00pm
  47. Feb 27, 2014
    Thursday
    Colloquium Isaac Newton's Polemics with Baruch Spinoza Eric Schliesser Professor of Philosophy and Moral Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium Morris Hall 102 @ 5:00pm
  48. Feb 18, 2014
    Tuesday
    Andreas Lecture Seeing-As in the Light of Vision Science Ned Block Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology and Neural Science, New York University Ostrander Auditorium @ 9:00am
  49. Feb 17, 2014
    Monday
    Andreas Lecture Does Consciousness Overflow Cognition? Ned Block Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology and Neural Science, New York University Ostrander Auditorium @ 7:00pm
  50. Nov 20, 2013
    Wednesday
    Colloquium Racial Justice: Liberalizing Illiberal Liberalism Charles Mills John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy, Northwestern University Wiecking Hall Auditotirum @ 3:00pm
  51. Oct 31, 2013
    Thursday
    Colloquium Mistakes, Fodor, and Normativity Richard Liebendorfer MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 316 @ 4:30pm
  52. Sep 24, 2013
    Tuesday
    Andreas Lecture The Capabilities Approach to Human Development: A Discussion Martha Nussbaum Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago Ostrander Auditorium @ 10:00am
  53. Sep 23, 2013
    Monday
    Andreas Lecture Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities Martha Nussbaum Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago Ostrander Auditorium @ 7:00pm
  54. Apr 11, 2013
    Thursday
    Colloquium Why Death is not bad when you are Supremely Self-Satisfied Alex Voorhoeve Reader of Philosophy, Logic, and the Scientific Method, London School of Economics / Princeton University Morris Hall 103 @ 4:30pm
  55. Apr 4, 2013
    Thursday
    Annual Business Ethics Lecture Is Ethics a Softball Player in the Hardball World of Business George Brenkert Professor of Business Ethics, McDonough School of Business - Georgetown University Wieking Hall Auditorium @ 7:00pm
  56. Feb 28, 2013
    Thursday
    Colloquium Paradigm Shifts in Molecular Biology Sun Kyeong Yu MSU Mankato Morris Hall 103 @ 4:30pm
  57. Nov 15, 2012
    Thursday
    Colloquium Tuning into Music Craig Matarrese MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 214 @ 4:30pm
  58. Nov 1, 2012
    Thursday
    Colloquium Aesthetic Experience Christopher Stevens MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 214 @ 4:30pm
  59. Oct 25, 2012
    Thursday
    Colloquium Philosophy, Public Policy, and the Election Joshua Broady Preiss MSU Mankato Morris Hall 103 @ 5:00pm
  60. Oct 18, 2012
    Thursday
    Colloquium The Socratic Fallacy Revisited John Humphrey MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 214 @ 4:30pm
  61. Oct 4, 2012
    Thursday
    Colloquium The Invention of Market Freedom Eric MacGilvray Ohio State University Morris Hall 103 @ 5:00pm
  62. Sep 20, 2012
    Thursday
    Colloquium The Crucible and Aristotelian Moral Authority: A Case Study in Virtue Ethics Douglas Huff Gustavus Adolphus College Armstrong Hall 214 @ 4:30pm
  63. Nov 17, 2011
    Thursday
    Colloquium Confronting Skepticism with Kant Nathan Bauer University of Chicago Armstrong Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  64. Nov 10, 2011
    Thursday
    Colloquium Scarcity, Rights, and Privilege: Does Anti-Racist Discourse Over-Use the Concept of White Privilege? Michael Monahan Marquette University Armstrong Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  65. Nov 5, 2011
    Saturday
    Andreas Lecture How to Become a Physicalist -- If You Are Already a Naturalist Jaegwon Kim William Herbert Perry Faunce Professor, Department of Philosophy, Brown University CSU Ostrander Auditorium @ 1:30pm
  66. Nov 4, 2011
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Philosophical Reflections on Consciousness and Science Jaegwon Kim William Herbert Perry Faunce Professor, Department of Philosophy, Brown University Morris Hall 102 @ 4:00pm
  67. Oct 21, 2011
    Friday
    Colloquium Why Comics are not Films Roy Cook University of Minnesota Armstrong Hall 213 @ 4:00pm
  68. Oct 13, 2011
    Thursday
    Colloquium Content and Normativity Dick Lienbendorfer MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 213 @ 4:30pm
  69. Apr 14, 2011
    Thursday
    Colloquium Punishment and Political Philosophy: The Case of John Rawls Chad Flanders Saint Louis University School of Law Armstrong Hall 315 @ 4:00pm
  70. Apr 4, 2011
    Monday
    Annual Business Ethics Lecture The Sovereignty of the Nudged Daniel M. Hausman Herbert A. Simon Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Ostrander Auditorium @ 7:30pm
  71. Mar 15, 2011
    Tuesday
    Colloquium The Cartesian Mind in the Abused Body: Embodiment and Limitations Peg O'Connor Department of Philosophy, Gustavus Adolphus College Armstrong Hall 213 @ 4:00pm
  72. Feb 23, 2011
    Wednesday
    Colloquium On the Ethical Distinction between Arts and Pornography Brandon Cooke MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 222 @ 4:00pm
  73. Sep 29, 2010
    Wednesday
    Colloquium American Inequality and the Idea of Personal Responsibility Joshua Broady Preiss MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 233 @ 4:00pm
  74. Sep 2, 2010
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture The Life of Honor Anthony Appiah Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University CSU Ostrander Auditorium @ 9:00am
  75. Sep 1, 2010
    Wednesday
    Andreas Lecture Ethics in a World of Strangers Anthony Appiah Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University CSU Ballroom @ 7:30pm
  76. Apr 21, 2010
    Wednesday
    Colloquium What is a truth value, and how many are there? Roy Cook Department of Philosophy, University of Minnesota Armstrong Hall 319 @ 4:30pm
  77. Apr 8, 2010
    Thursday
    Annual Business Ethics Lecture Business Ethics as Risk Management Alfred Marcus Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota Ostrander Auditorium @ 7:00pm
  78. Mar 31, 2010
    Wednesday
    Colloquium Devora Shapiro Experiential Knowledge: Knowledge of What It's Like"" Armstrong Hall 319 @ 4:30pm
  79. Feb 23, 2010
    Tuesday
    Colloquium Empty General Terms Stephen Donaho Normandale Community College Armstrong Hall 319 @ 4:00pm
  80. Feb 17, 2010
    Wednesday
    Colloquium Reflections of Plato's Euthyphro John Humphrey MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 319 @ 4:30pm
  81. Nov 12, 2009
    Thursday
    When Science Meets Philosophy Sun Kyeong Yu MSU Mankato, A Recipient of the Summer 2009 Teaching Scholar Fellowship CSU 201 @ 12:00pm
  82. Nov 4, 2009
    Wednesday
    Colloquium Contrastive 'We-Intentions,' the Public/Private Distinction, and the Possibility of a Greater Moral Community? Jaime Hoffman MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 319 @ 4:30pm
  83. Oct 30, 2009
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Authenticity and History in Legal Interpretation and Music Performance Clark Wolf Iowa State University Morris Hall 102 @ 11:00am
  84. Oct 29, 2009
    Thursday
    Andreas Lectures Intergenerational Justice, Human Needs, and Climate Policy Clark Wolf Iowa State University 121 Trafton Science Center C @ 7:00pm
  85. Oct 7, 2009
    Wednesday
    Colloquium The Data of Aesthetics Brandon Cooke MSU Mankato Armstrong Hall 319 @ 4:30pm
  86. Sep 18, 2009
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Must Naturalism be Nihilistic? Alex Rosenberg The R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy and the Chair of Philosophy Department, Duke University Morris Hall 102 @ 11:00am
  87. Sep 17, 2009
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture Is Darwinism the only game in town? Alex Rosenberg The R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy and the Chair of Philosophy Department, Duke University 121 Trafton Science Center C @ 7:00pm
  88. Apr 24, 2009
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Twenty-Five years after Baby Doe: Ethical Decision-Making About Start of Life Anita Silvers Professor of Philosophy, San Francisco State University @ 9:30am
  89. Apr 23, 2009
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture Discarding Disability Identity: Life for Wounded Warriors and Everyone Else in a New Era for Civil Rights Anita Silvers Professor of Philosophy, San Francisco State University @ 7:00pm
  90. Mar 19, 2009
    Thursday
    Colloquium Temporal Dimensions in Reductionism in Biology Alan Love University of Minnesota @ 3:00pm
  91. Feb 18, 2009
    Wednesday
    Colloquium Seeing Things Jeff Johnson College of St. Catherine @ 12:00am
  92. Nov 13, 2008
    Thursday
    Colloquium John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism Henry West Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College @ 12:00am
  93. Oct 3, 2008
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Latinos Beyond the Binary Linda Alcoff Professor of Philosophy, Women's Studies & Political Science, Syracuse University @ 12:00am
  94. Oct 2, 2008
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture Race, Gender, and Rationality: When is Identity Relevant? Linda Alcoff Professor of Philosophy, Women's Studies & Political Science, Syracuse University @ 12:00am
  95. Apr 4, 2008
    Friday
    Andreas Lecture Religion as a Natural Phenomenon Daniel Dennett Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University CSU 253-4-5 @ 9:00am
  96. Apr 3, 2008
    Thursday
    Andreas Lecture Evolution and Evitability, Free Will and Responsibility Daniel Dennett Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University CSU Ballroom @ 7:30pm
  97. Dec 31, 1969
    Wednesday
    What's Wrong with the Gendered Division of Labor, Anyway? Gina Schouten Harvard University @ 6:00pm
  98. Dec 31, 1969
    Wednesday
    Reasons and Deliberation Jeff Behrends Harvard University Philosophy Colloquium @ 6:00pm