Dana Nelkin – Equal Opportunity

Event Date: 30 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Dana Nelkin (UC San Diego) – Equal Opportunity Dana Kay Nelkin is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Her areas of research …

Andrew Bacon – Vagueness at Every Order

Event Date: 16 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Andrew Bacon (Southern California) – Vagueness at Every Order Andrew Bacon is an associate professor at the University of Southern California. His main interests are in metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of language and philosophical logic. He has recently completed a …

Alexander Douglas – Spinoza’s Unquiet Acquiescentia

Event Date: 17 February 2020 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Alexander Douglas (St Andrews) – Spinoza’s Unquiet Acquiescentia Alexander Douglas is a lecturer in the School of Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies at the University of St Andrews. Previously he taught at Heythrop College, University of London. He …

Philip Goff – Panpsychism and Free Will

Event Date: 3 February 2020 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Philip Goff (Durham) – Panpsychism and Free Will Philip Goff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Durham University. His work is focused on how to integrate consciousness into our scientific worldview, and he defends panpsychism on the grounds …

Emily Thomas – Time and Subtle Pictures in the History of Philosophy

Event Date: 20 January 2020 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Emily Thomas (Durham) – Time and Subtle Pictures in the History of Philosophy Emily Thomas is Associate Professor in Philosophy at Durham University. Prior to this she obtained a PhD from the University of Cambridge, and held a …

Meena Dhanda – Philosophical Foundations of Anti-Casteism

Event Date: 9 December 2019 Room 802 UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AL The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Meena Dhanda (Wolverhampton) – Philosophical Foundations of Anti-Casteism Meena Dhanda is Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Politics at the University of Wolverhampton. She is an advocate of socially engaged philosophy. Her research focus is on understanding injustices, …

Colleen Murphy – On Principled Compromises

Event Date: 4 November 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Colleen Murphy (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) – On Principled Compromises Colleen Murphy is a Professor in the College of Law with courtesy appointments in the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, …

Glen Pettigrove – Ambition, Love, and Happiness

Event Date: 21 October 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Glen Pettigrove (Glasgow) – Ambition, Love, and Happiness Glen Pettigrove is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow, occupying the Chair in Moral Philosophy previously held by Glasgow’s favourite son, Adam Smith. Before joining the Glasgow department Glen was …

Helen Steward – Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared

Event Date: 7 October 2019 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Helen Steward (Leeds) – Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared As the first talk for the 2019-20 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Helen Steward (University of Leeds) as …

Kathleen Stock – What is Sexual Orientation?

Event Date: 3 June 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Kathleen Stock (Sussex) – What is Sexual Orientation? Kathleen Stock is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sussex. She works in philosophy of imagination and fiction, and has a growing interest in issues of gender, sex, …