Philosophy Colloquium Series 2012-13
September 28: “Nietzsche’s Naturalism”, Prof. Richard Schacht, Philosophy Department, University of Illinois, 4 p.m., Weisz Room, The Maples
November 8: ”Ordinary Virtue,” Prof. Susan Stark, Philosophy Department, Bates College, 4 p.m., place TBA
November 15: TBA
March 18: “Mammals and Music among Others: Crossmodal Perception and Musical Expressiveness,” Prof. William P. Seeley, Philosophy Department, Bates College; 3:30 p.m., DPC 107; co-sponsored with the Philosophy Club.
April 18: Philosophy Visiting Scholar, Prof. Thomas Pogge, Director of Global Justice Program and Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University. ”Poverty, Inequality, and Regulatory Capture,” 12:30 p.m., Bangor Room, Memorial Union; “Tracking Poverty,” 4 p.m., Bangor Room, Memorial Union
The Colloquium Series is made possible in part by a grant from the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series.
Other Department News
Professor Kirsten Jacobson is on sabbatical on a sailing voyage in 2012-13. Here is a story from the Bangor Daily News.
Professor Michael Howard was selected as the Outstanding Faculty Member in the area of Teaching and Advising for 2012.
Philosophy Professors in UMaine Today on the 2008 Elections: Two Philosophy faculty, along with faculty from other departments, wrote short articles for UMaine Today on the 2008 elections, and were interviewed. Click on the links below to read the articles or see the videos: