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Philosophy event archive 2016

Professor Jonathan Jacobs Lecture

Date
Tuesday 27 September
Description
Professor Jonathan Jacobs, director of the Institute of Criminal Justice Ethics and chair of the Philosophy Department at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, will give a presentation on Tuesday, 27 September.

Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar Wednesday 28 September 2016

Date
Wednesday 28 September
Description
Karen Simeck on Claudia Rankine's sequence of poems Citizen (2014), which is concerned with everyday racism in American society and how we might be failing one another as people.

Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar Wednesday 12 October 2016

Date
Wednesday 12 October
Description
Ian Kidd will speak on, 'Following the Way of Heaven' – Exemplars, Emulationism, and Daoism.

Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar Wednesday 19 October 2016

Date
Wednesday 19 October
Description
Rachel Fraser will speak on 'The Ethics of Metaphor'

Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar Wednesday 26 October 2016

Date
Wednesday 26 October
Description
Lina Jansson will speak on 'Newton's Methodology Meets Humean Supervenience about Laws of Nature'

Just Philosophy: Race, Gender and Class in Philosophical Practice

Date
Tuesday 8 November
Description
This workshop is motivated by the thought that in order for the present day practice of Philosophy to be truly just, we, as members of the discipline, must confront its discriminatory past and actively work to overcome its continuing effects, which include the under-representation of women, racial and ethnic minorities, and people with disabilities (among others) at all levels.

Philosophers on the Shift to the Right

Date
Tuesday 6 December
Description
A teach-in with staff and students to discuss philosophical questions and concerns surrounding the election of Donald Trump.
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