Speaker Series 2013-2014


Union College Speaker Series 2013-2014

Union College, Schenectady NY


Fall 2013

September 26

Jason D’Cruz,  SUNY Albany

How is Rationalization Possible? Rationalization As Pretense

October 10

Note: location: Lamont House 102  6:00 p.m.

Axel Honneth, University of Frankfurt and Columbia University

Education and the Democratic Public

October 24

David Velleman, New York University

Relativist Meta-Ethics     [note title change]

Winter 2014

Monday January 27

Akeel Bilgrami, Columbia University

Liberalism and the Moral Psychology

February 6

Claire Finkelstein, University of Pennsylvania

Secrecy, Targeted Killings, and Executive Discretion

February 20

Susan Brison, Dartmouth College

Words and Selves

March 6

Jonathan Vogel, Amherst College

Explanation, Truth, and the External World

Spring 2014

April 24

Special location:  Phi Beta Kappa room, Schaffer Library

Katja Vogt, Columbia University
The Subject Matter of Ethics:  A Metaphysical Reading of NE 1.3  

May 6th

Victor Caston, University of Michigan

Aristotle on Hallucination and Dreams

Unless otherwise noted, all events are held on Thursdays in the Everest Lounge at 4:30pm.

Please direct questions to

F. Davis, Acting Department Chair (Fall Term)

+1 518 388 6376

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