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Colloquium Series

Below is the schedule of talks for the joint Carleton-St.Olaf Philosophy Colloquium series. Unless otherwise indicated, the colloquium will be based on a paper that participants will be expected to have read in advance. For a copy of the paper, please e-mail Daniel Groll or Sarah Jansen.


Winter 2015

February 23:  Steven Nadler (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Title:  Part I of Spinoza's _Ethics_.  Prof. Nadler is one of the foremost scholars of the early modern period and of Baruch Spinoza in particular.

St. Olaf College 


Fall 2014

November 10th:  Rachana Kamtekar (University of Arizona), Title:  "Doing What You Want".  Professor Kamtekar is a renowned ancient Greek philosophy scholar and her paper focuses on afterlife myths in Plato's dialogues (and especially how they illuminate the ethical arguments of the dialogues).

Carleton College  4:00 - 5:30pm, Sayles 252


Winter 2014

February 24th:  Bennett Helm (Franklin and Marshall College), Title: Truth, Objectivity, and Emotional Caring: Filling in the Gaps of Haugeland’s Existentialist Ontology

Carleton College 4:00 - 5:30pm, Leighton #303


Fall 2013

October 28th: Jason Bridges (University of Chicago), "The Ecology of Reasons", Carleton College 4:00 - 5:30pm in Sayles Hill #253 


November 18th:  Michelle Mason (University of Minnesota), Title:  TBA.  St. Olaf campus at 4:00 - 5:30pm, Holland Hall #516