The Ohio University Philosophy Forum, established in 1984, gives students the opportunity to study recent work of leading philosophers. Every spring term, the graduate students take a seminar on the recent work of the year’s Forum speaker, and later in the term, the students meet the speaker for three days, attending a public lecture and three intensive seminars led by the speaker.
The Forum has brought to campus Robert Nozick, Daniel Dennett, Hilary Putnam, Alasdair MacIntyre, Cora Diamond, Arthur Fine, Simon Blackburn, Susan Haack, Julia Annas, Lynne Rudder Baker, T. M. Scanlon, James Woodward, Michael Williams, Kirk Ludwig, Bas van Fraassen, Ruth Millikan, Noel Carroll, Peter Godfrey-Smith, Philip Kitcher, Michael Bratman, Elliot Sober, John Burgess, Marya Schechtman, John Doris, and Rachana Kamtekar.
Note: This event has been canceled. The 26th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum welcomes Professor Rachana Kamtekar of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University. As part of her visit to Ohio University, Kamtekar will give a public lecture titled “Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries” on Thursday, March […]Read More
The 25th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by John Doris on “Talking to Ourselves” on Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Scripps 111. The Ohio University Philosophy Forum, established in 1984, gives students the opportunity to study recent work of famous philosophers, followed by two […]Read More
The 24th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by Marya Schechtman on “The Way We Were: How Memory Makes Us Who (and What) We Are” on Thursday, March 8, at 4:30 p.m. in Scripps 111. Watch live or later on A&S TV. The Ohio University Philosophy Forum, […]Read More
The 23rd Annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum Public Lecture features Dr. John P. Burgess on March 23 at 4:00 pm in Scripps 111. Watch the event live or later when convenient at https://livestream.com/ohiocas and click on the Philosophy event. Burgess is John N. Woodhull Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. This […]Read More
The 21st annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents Michael Bratman on “Acting and Thinking Together” on Wednesday, March 25, at 4 p.m. in Bentley Hall. Bratman is the Durfee Professor of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. His interests focus on philosophy of action and moral philosophy, including issues about […]
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