Philosophy Seminars and Events
The Philosophy Programme hosts a regular seminar series during Trimesters 1 and 2 with papers presented by visiting speakers and academic staff from within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria. All are welcome to attend.
Justin Sytsma is the coordinator of the series for 2016.
Unless otherwise noted(*), all talks to be held Thursdays from 2.00 - 4.00 pm in Old Kirk (OK)501.
|Date||Speaker and Topic|
|14 July||Douglas MacLean (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), 'Pain and Suffering: Can it be good to suffer?'|
|15 July||Goldsmith Lecture (see below)|
|21 July||Neil Sinhababu (National University of Singapore), 'From Moral Twin Earth to Pleasure in Eden'|
|28 July||Ramon Das (Victoria University of Wellington), 'Evolutionary Debunking of Morality and Companions in Guilt'|
|4 August||Simon Keller (Victoria University of Wellington), 'A Right to Mental Health'|
|11 August||Stuart Brock (Victoria University of Wellington), 'Philosophical Progress'|
|18 August||Eirik Harris (City University of Hong Kong), 'The Shenzi Fragments and Early Chinese Political Philosophy'|
|8 September||Serene Khader (Brooklyn College), 'Self-Respect Under Conditions of Oppression'|
|15 September||Justin Sytsma (Victoria University of Wellington), 'Religion, Philosophy, and Analytic Thinking'|
|22 September||Dirk Baltzly (University of Tasmania), TBD|
|29 September||Sondra Bacharach (Victoria University of Wellington), 'Feminist Street Art'|
|6 October||PhD Student Presentations|
We host various events throughout the year. There are currently no upcoming events, check for University wide events at Victoria Events.