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2018-2019 Philosophy Speaker Series

The Department of Philosophy hosts its annual speakers series, which brings visiting scholars to Richmond over the course of the academic year to present lectures or seminars. These events are free and open to the public. This year, several noted philosophers are scheduled to visit the University of Richmond.

Fall 2018

Applying Moral Caution in the Face of Moral Disagreement
Presented by Jonathan Matheson, Associate Professor of Philosophy
University of North Florida
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 5 pm
Westhampton Center Living Room
The Nature of Morals Founded on theHuman Fabric
Presented by Elizabeth Radcliffe Professor of Philosophy
College of William & Mary
Thursday, Nov. 8, 5pm
Jepson Alumni Center, Rosenbaum Room


Spring 2019

A Logician's Commandments
Presented by Roy Sorensen, Professor of Philosophy
Washinton University in St. Louis
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4:30pm
Whitehurst Living Room

The Peculiar Moral Status of Psychopaths
Presented by Gary Watson, Professor of Philosophy and Law
University of Southern California
Wednesday, April. 10, 4:30pm
Westhampton Living Room
Rawls’s Philosophical Socialism
Presented by William Edmundson, Professor of Philosophy and Law
Georgia State University
Tuesday, April 23, 4:30 pm
Richmond Hall, Room 108

Any questions, contact Geoff Goddu at (804) 289-8733