Colloquia 2017-2018

The Freedom Center Colloquium Series hosts weekly talks by Freedom Center faculty and graduate students, as well as other University of Arizona faculty and several outside scholars each semester. Colloquia are held from 12.30 to 1.45 on Thursdays in the Kendrick Room of the Freedom Center. A partial schedule for the Colloquium Series can be found below. Please keep an eye on this page as additional talks will be posted as the semester progresses. For information on talks from previous academic years, please click on one of the links on the left side of the screen.

Brian Kogelmann, University of Maryland
Topic: The Calculus of the Moral Community (co-authored with Robert H. Wallace)
Mario Villarreal-Diaz, University of Arizona
The Road to Crony Capitalism
Jason Brennan, Georgetown University
Topic: Representation for Realists
Mylan Engel, Northern Illinois University
Fishy Reasoning and the Ethics of Eating
Kay Mathiesen, University of Arizona
Title: Fake News and the Limits of Freedom of Speech
Julia Annas, University of Arizona
Virtuous People and Moral Reasons
Jonny Anomaly, University of Arizona
Public Goods and Education
Phil Smolenski, Queen's University
Justice and Congruence: Political Not Ethical
Ellie Mason, University of Edinburgh
Taking Responsibility
Bill Glod, Institute for Humane Studies
Defending a Basic Right of Self-Direction Against Enforceable Duties of Beneficence: How a Coasean Bargain Might Help
Assaf Sharon, Tel Aviv University
Populism and Democracy: The Realist Challenge to Deliberative Democracy
Chris Freiman, College of William and Mary
Is the Right to Own Productive Private Property a Basic Liberty?
Peg Brand Weiser, Indiana University-Purdue University
The Role of Freedom in Simone de Beauvoir's Aesthetics
Mike Munger, Duke University
An Analytical Theory of Just Market Exchange
Rebecca Tuvel, Rhodes College
Reflections on the Hypatia Affair: Social Media, Critique and The Role of the Self in Feminist Theorizing