Past Events

CONFERENCE | 2017 Philosophy & Science of Self-Control Conference

- Location: Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center

The Department of Philosophy will host the 2017 Philosophy and Science of Self-Control Conference, sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation and the William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Endowment, from June 9-11, 2017, at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center. The conference program and other information will be posted closer to the date on the Conference page of the Philosophy and Science of Self-Control project website. 


CONFERENCE | 2017 Philosophy & Science of Self-Control Conference

- Location: Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center

The Department of Philosophy will host the 2017 Philosophy and Science of Self-Control Conference, sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation and the William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Endowment, from June 9-11, 2017, at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center. The conference program and other information will be posted closer to the date on the Conference page of the Philosophy and Science of Self-Control project website. 


CONFERENCE | 6th Annual Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Agency

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The Philosophy Graduate Student Association of Florida State University is now accepting submissions for their Sixth Annual Graduate Conference on Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Agency. The conference will take place on October 6th and 7th, 2017. Keynote speakers will be David Shoemaker and Michael McKenna.

 


LUNCHTIME TALK | Nick Byrd, "The Why and How of Making an Academic Website"

- Location: TBD

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11th Annual MAP Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

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The Minorities and Philosophy chapter at Florida State University, is pleased to announce the 11th Annual M.A.P Graduate Student Philosophy Conference to be held on Friday, March 31st, 2017. This year we are greatly pleased to have Anita Superson (University of Kentucky) as our keynote speaker. If you have any further questions please contact Rachel Amoroso at ra15k@my.fsu.edu


COLLOQUIUM: Anita Superson, Professor of Philosophy, University of Kentucky

Location: Dodd Hall Auditorium

Title: TBD. For more information about Anita Superson's work, see Anita's website


CONFERENCE: Werkmeister Conference honoring David McNaughton, Professor of Philosophy, FSU

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Sponsored by the Werkmeister Bequest. Click the conference title for the program and contact information


CONFERENCE: Werkmeister Conference honoring David McNaughton, Professor of Philosophy, FSU

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Sponsored by the Werkmeister Bequest. Click the conference title for the program and contact information


LUNCHTIME TALK: Dr. LeBar

Location: Dodd 181 (Seminar Room)

Title: “Normative Interests and the Network Theory.” As with all lunchtime talks, please RSVP with Dr. Stein so that there can be enough food. 


Writing Group: Adam Hamilton's “Bluebeard and Aristotle’s Oikos: Iterations of Male Oppression”

Location: Werkmeister Room

Abstract: Marilyn Frye makes two claims in “Oppression” that I will address.  First she makes the insight that oppression need not always have an identifiable causal agent, but may be the situational result of a system or confluence of environmental and circumstantial factors (Frye 2014 [1983], 377).  This would mean that many individuals and persons are oppressed without there being an identifiable oppressor which we can quantify or to whom we can point.  Secondly, Frye claims that men are not oppressed as men, but only insofar as they are members of particular groups (Frye 2014 [1983], 38