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Spring 2015


Tuesday April 21
12:00 PM
Room 110 Willamette Hall
Thursday April 23
2:00 PM
Room 115 Lawrence Hall
Presentations by Thomas P. Seager
Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University
“A Game-based Experiential Approach to Teaching Professional Ethics”
This seminar is sponsored by the Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Department of Philosophy, Environmental Studies Program, and the Oregon Humanities Center.
Contact: Nicolae Morar

Friday April 24
4:00-5:30 PM
Presentation by George Lakoff
Richard and Rhonda Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley
“Mind and Freedom:
Why the Brain Matters for Politics and Social Issues”

Room 180 PLC (Prince Lucien Campbell Hall)
This lecture is sponsored by the UO Department of Philosophy and the Oregon Humanities Center, and is part of the Philosophy Department Conference Embodying Philosophy: Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Values
Contact: Mark Johnson

Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25
Embodying Philosophy:
Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Values

John E. Jaqua Academic Center, Room 101 – Harrington Auditorium
Conference Program
Contact: Mark Johnson

Thursday and Friday, April 30 and May 1
Colonial and Decolonial Connections
Friday April 30
3:00 pm — Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm — Many Nations Longhouse
Saturday May 1
1:00 and 4:00 pm — 145 Straub Hall
Contact: Alejandro Vallega

Thursday May 7
4:00-5:30 PM
Colloquium with Justin Weinberg
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of South Carolina
“Wishing Some Things Were Different”
Ford Alumni Center Room 202
Contact: Rocío Zambrana

Saturday May 16
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Lokey Education Building Room 276
Call for Papers
Contact: Beata Stawarska

Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23
Pragmatism and Social Science Conference
“Making Social Science Pragmatic”
This is an interdisciplinary event co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department on social inquiry and social critique with International participants and senior and junior scholars. Focal topics will include political theory, political history, the politics of race, institutionalism, & more — all drawing on philosophical pragmatism.
Time and location TBA
Contact: Colin Koopman

Saturday, June 13
12:00 noon – 1:30 PM
Philosophy Department Commencement Ceremony
Beall Concert Hall
Contact: Philosophy Department

Summer 2015

Friday-Sunday, July 31-August 2
Synthesis and Selection of Host-Microbe Systems Symposium
Hosted by the META Center for Systems Biology
Co-sponsored by the UO Philosophy Department
Location TBA
Contact: Nicolae Morar

Fall 2015

Thursday-Saturday, November 5-7
Trans-American Philosophy Conference
Location TBA
Contact: Alejandro Vallega

For additional information about Philosophy Events, contact Rocío Zambrana, Chair, Colloquium and Special Events Committee,