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Colloquia, Events, Symposia, and Conferences

The Department of Philosophy features various colloquia, workshops, and other events throughout the academic year. For questions or information, please contact the Department Chairperson, Dr. Nellie Wieland <nellie.wieland@csulb.edu>.

See here for the schedule of events for the Applied Ethics Forum [AEF].

 

Current Events

2016-2017

Symposium: 2017 CSULB Philosophy Day • 12:30pm-5:00pm, 12 May 2017 [For information, contact Kaz Mogi]
Keynote: Brady Heiner (Cal State Fullerton) tba

Colloquium [AEF]: Justin Klockseim (University of Alabama Tuscaloosa) tba • 6 April 2017

Colloquium [AEF]: Molly Gardner (Bowling Green State University) tba • 9 Mar 2017

Colloquium [AEF]: Kristina Meshelski (Cal State Northridge) “Calexit from a Social Contract Perspective” • 3:30pm-5:00pm, 23 Feb 2017 in PH1 108

Colloquium: Patrick Connelly (Iowa State University) ‘Locke’s epistemology and the metaphysics of relations‘ • 4:30pm-6:00pm, 06 Feb 2017 in FA1-202

 

Previous Events

2015-2016

Symposium: Philosophy of Geometry • 5:00pm-7:00pm, 02 May 2016 in LA1-304
Guest Speaker: John Mumma (Cal State San Bernardino) ‘Intuitions, axioms and Euclid’s diagrammatic proof method’

Symposium: 2016 CSULB Philosophy Day • 12:30pm-4:00pm, 22 Apr 2016 in LA2-100 [For information, contact organizers Joanne Dalby, Rebekah Ochoa-Chauvie, & Larry Nolan.]  |  photos from the event

Reading Group: Philosophy of Mathematics [For information, contact organizer Nathan Lackey.]

2014-2015

Symposium: 2015 CSULB Philosophy Day • 9:00am-5:30pm, 24 Apr 2015 in AS-119 Anatol Center [For information, contact organizers Alex Klein & Jason Raibley.]
Keynote: Adrienne Martin (Claremont McKenna) ‘Instantive morality’
Guest Speaker
: Michael Rings (Bellevue College) ‘Authenticity, self-fulfillment, and Revolutionary Road
Guest Speaker: Andrew Howat (Cal State Fullerton) ‘What’s the use of truth? Pragmatism and conceptual analysis’
Guest Speaker: Cailin O’Connor (University of California Irvine) ‘Modeling the evolution of guilt’

Colloquium: Nellie Wieland (Cal State Long Beach) ‘More to the story: quotation as broadly metarepresentational’ • 5:00pm-6:30pm, 11 May 2015 in LA3-108

Colloquium: Sam Newlands (Notre Dame) ‘Backing into Spinoza’ • 3:30pm-5:15pm, 23 Oct 2014 in AS-119 [Karl Anatol Center]

2013-2014

Symposium: 2014 CSULB Philosophy Day • 9:00pm-5:30pm, 24 Apr 2014 [For information, contact organizers Wayne Wright & Marcy Lascano.]
Keynote: Janet Levin (University of Southern California) ‘Is there a hard problem of consciousness?’
Guest Speaker: Foad Dizadji-Bahmani (Cal State Los Angeles) ‘On the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics’

Colloquium [SPA]: Jeffrey Broughton (Cal State Long Beach) ‘Buddhist philosophy’ • 5:00pm-6:00pm, 23 Apr 2014 in LA1-300

Colloquium [SPA]: Charles Wallis (Cal State Long Beach) ‘Do philosophers dream of Platonic sheep?’ • 5:00pm-6:00pm, 27 Mar 2014 in LA1-308

2012-2013

Symposium: 2013 CSULB Philosophy Day • 9:45am-6:00pm, 03 May 2013 in AS-234 [For information, contact organizers Marcy Lascano & Jason Raibley.]
Keynote: Aaron James (University of California Irvine) ‘On the philosophical interest and surprising significance of the asshole’
Guest Speaker: Kristen Irwin (Biola University) ‘Reason in Bayle and Leibniz’

Colloquium: Ken Brown (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo) ‘Virtual persons: lessons from Locke’ • 5:00pm-7:00pm, 03 May 2012 in LA5-167

2011-2012

Symposium: 2012 CSULB Philosophy Day • 9:00am-5:30pm 11 May 2012 in AS-235 [For information, contact organizers Cory Wright & Alex Klein.]
Keynote: Robin Jeshion (University of Southern California) ‘Dehumanizing slurs’
Faculty Speaker: Max Rosenkrantz (Cal State Long Beach) ‘Bergmann, ontology, and the ideal language method’

Colloquium: Eric Schliesser (Ghent University) ‘Spinoza and the Newtonians on motion and matter (and God, of course)’ • 3:30pm-5:30pm, 21 Oct 2011 in LA5-246

2010-2011

Colloquium: Jeremy Heis (University of California Irvine) ‘Kant on parallel lines’ • 5:00pm-7:00pm, 07 Apr 2011 in ???

Colloquium: Sean Greenberg (University of California Irvine) ‘Occasionalism and human freedom in Malebranche: things that undermine each other’ • 5:00pm-7:00pm, 24 Mar 2011 in CBA-122

Conference: Pacific Society for Women in Philosophy (P-SWIP), Pacific Division Meeting [For information, contact organizer Nellie Wieland.]
Keynote speaker: Talia Bettcher (Cal State Los Angeles) ‘Full frontal morality: transphobia, intimacy, and the LAPD treatment of transgender individuals’

Colloquium: Adam Swenson (Cal State Northridge) ‘Gnawing, searing, stabbing and throbbing: what pains might represent’ • 21 Sept 2010 in LA1-304

Colloquium: Alexander Klein (Cal State Long Beach) ‘Francis Galton’s experimental philosophy: the case against Berkeley on abstract ideas’ • 19 Sept 2010

2009-2010

Colloquium: Lex Newman (University of Utah) ‘Is sense perception direct? What we can learn from Descartes and Locke’ • 3:30pm-5:30pm, 23 Mar 2010 in LA5-246

2008-2009

Colloquium: Julia Beauquel (Cal State Long Beach) ‘Which Definition for dance?’ • 3:30pm-5:30pm, 12 Mar 2009 in MHB-915

Colloquium: Julie Van Camp (Université Nancy) ‘Yes, but is it vandalism? Graffiti, conceptual criminals, artists, and free speech’ • 3:30pm-5:30pm, 25 Sept 2008 in ???