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2019-2020 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 2019

Does Law Exist?: Eliminativism in Legal Philosophy
Presented by Hillary Nye, Assistant Professor of Law
University of Alberta
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 5:00pm
North Court, Room 101
Universal Legislation As the Form of Practical Knowledge
Presented by Stephen Engstrom, Professor of Philosophy
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, Oct. 24, 4:30pm
Westhampton Center Living Room

Justified Desire
Presented by Allan Hazlett, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Washington University in St. Louis
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 4:30pm
Whitehurst Living Room


Spring 2020

Spinoza and Cavendish on Parts
Presented by Alison Peterman, Associate Professor of Philosophy
University of Rochester
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 4:30pm
North Court, Room 101

God, Freedom, and Time Travel
Presented by Ryan Wasserman, Professor of Philosophy
Western Washington University
Thursday, April 2, 4:30pm
North Court, Room 101

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