Philosophy Events

The Department of Philosophy regularly host Departmental Colloquia as well as the Philosophy Workshop Series. Both series take place in Room 927 of the Leacock Building at McGill University. For other philosophy events at McGill and in Montreal, see Other Philosophy Events.


WINTER 2017


Friday, March 31 – Colloquium Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
Jennifer Saul, University of Sheffield
Dogwhistles and Figleaves: Techniques of Racist Political Manipulation


Friday, March 31 – Colloquium Series

Time and Location: 1 p.m., New Chancellor Day Hall 202
Susan Jaack. University of Miami
Justice, Truth and Proof


Friday, March 17 – Montreal Philosophy of Science Network Speaker Series

Time and Location: 9:30 a.m., Leacock 927
Peter Galison, Harvard University
On the objectivity of science


Thursday, February 2 – Montreal Philosophy of Science Network Speaker Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
Martin Carrier, Bielefeld University
Agnotological Challenges: How to Capture the Production of Ignorance


Friday, January 27 – Colloquium Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
David Hyder, University of Ottawa
Kant and Einstein on the Causal Order of Time


Friday, January 20 - Interdisciplinary Speaker Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
Prof. Michael Makkai
Meta-Mathematics in Bourbaki's Structuralism


Friday, January 13 - McGill Philosophy Workshop Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
G. Anthony Bruno
Genealogy and Jurisprudence in Fichte's Genetic Deduction of the Categories


Friday, January 6 – Colloquium Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
Daniel Stoljar, Australian National University
The reflexive theory of consciousness


FALL 2016


Friday, October 21 – Colloquium Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
Hannah Ginsborg, University of California at Berkeley
Why must we presuppose the systematicity of nature?


Friday, September 30 – Colloquium Series

Time and Location: 3:30 p.m., Leacock 927
Emily Austin, Wake Forest University
Praising and loving the unjust in Plato's Protagoras


Friday, September 16 – HPSC talk

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Eran Tal, McGill
Weighing the Kilogram: How History and Philosophy of Science Inform Each Other


WINTER 2016


Friday, April 8 – McGill Philosophy Workshop Series

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Tim Juvshik, McGill
Antirealism about artifacts


Friday, April 1 – McGill Philosophy Workshop Series

Time: 3:30 p.m.
David Collins, McGill
Re-examining the Idea of 'Virtue Aesthetics


Friday, March 18 – McGill Philosophy Workshop Series

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Frédérick Armstrong, McGill
TBA


Friday, March 11 – McGill Philosophy Workshop Series

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Ray Aldred, McGill
What can philosophers of love learn from trauma? Prolegomena to future theories of romantic love


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