Workshop

Reflections on the Hypatia Affair: Social Media, Critique and The Role of Identity in Feminist Theorizing

On Saturday, September 9th, Rebecca Tuvel, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rhodes College, will discuss her article, “In Defense of Transracialism,” and her views on why the piece sparked such a debate within academic philosophy. 

Commentators include Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona State University), Michael Hardimon (UC San Diego), and Rebecca Tsosie (UA Law).

 

 

 

When

9 a.m. Sept. 9, 2017

Academic year

2017-2018

Semester

Fall

Presenting with Boldness Workshop

This unique training is a good fit for all presenters of any kind. Instructors, grant writers, researchers, etc. will benefit from this advanced training that will hone the critical skills that will allow you to successfully deliver your message in all types of settings. If you wish to grow your confidence, self-assurance, and boldness to make the most powerful connection and convey your message with your audience, you will find this workshop to be a valuable and rewarding experience.

Hedy is a clinical psychologist, teacher, and faciltiator offering professional and organizational workshops to individuals and teams wishing to enhance their skills and efficacy. Hedy on the TED stage.

This is an intensive skill-development workshop that you won't want to miss. Please plan to attend both days. Lunch provided. 
 
Space is limited. Please RSVP by Jan. 30: Rosie Johnson  or 520-621-3129. (Please indicate any dietary requests at time of registration.)
 
 

When

8:30 a.m. Feb. 3, 2017 to 5:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 2017

Academic year

2016-2017

Semester

Spring

Using Formal Methods in Political Philosophy

 

The Freedom Center and Jerry Gaus are sponsoring a one-day workshop with David Wiens on Saturday, May 7.  David is Assistant Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego.  The aim of the workshop is to explore how themes in political philosophy can be addressed using formal methods.

When

1 a.m. May 7, 2016

Academic year

2015-2016

Semester

Spring

 

On Saturday, March 5, the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom will be hosting a workshop for Thomas Schramme. Thomas is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hamburg. The workshop will be on his manuscript, Unwanted Beneficence: A Perfectionist Argument Against Paternalism.

When

7:31 p.m. March 5, 2016

Academic year

2015-2016

Semester

Spring
Commentators: Peter de Marneffe (Arizona State University), Elizabeth Brake (Arizona State University), Doug Portmore (Arizona State University)

 

David Schmidtz has been chosen to edit the Macmillan Handbook of Environmental Ethics. The volume will feature essays from a diverse and accomplished group of contributors including Andrew Brennan, Philip Cafaro, Gary Comstock, Benjamin Hale, Ned Hettinger, Norva Lo, Douglas MacLean, Ben Minteer, Lauren Hartzell Nichols, Clare Palmer, James Petrik, Michael 't Sas-Rolfes, Danny Shahar, and Allen Thompson. In preparation for the handbook's publication, the Freedom Center will be hosting a workshop for the volume's authors in mid-November. The workshop will give each author the opportunity to present her or his contribution to the volume and receive valuable feedback from the others before the handbook goes into production in 2016.

When

8:09 a.m. Nov. 12, 2015 to 4:15 p.m. Nov. 15, 2015

Academic year

2015-2016

Semester

Fall

When

2:55 p.m. Oct. 10, 2015

Academic year

2015-2016

Semester

Fall
Commentators: Ben Hale (University of Colorado), Allen Thompson (Oregon State University), Lauren Hartzell Nichols (University of Washington)

When

10:50 a.m. Sept. 5, 2015

Academic year

2015-2016

Semester

Fall
Commentators: Tom Christiano, Steve Wall

The next SPP conference is called the "Morality of Aggression" and it will take place in Tucson from December 4-7. Participants will explore broad questions on the morality of aggression including, but not limited to, competition, cooperation, and aggression; the libertarian non-aggression principle; just war and humanitarian intervention; the moral limits of legal coercion; paternalism and perfectionism; the moral (non-)neutrality of the concept of harm; and the conditions for the permissibility of self-defense.

The speakers will be:

Cristina Bicchieri, SJP Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative  Ethics, University of Pennsylvania

Jason Brennan, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
 
Samantha Brennan, Professor, University of Western Ontario
 
Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Prof. of Philosophy,  University of Pennsylvania Law School
 
Heidi Hurd, David C. Baum Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Illinois
 
Frances Kamm, Littauer Professor of Philosophy & Public Policy, Harvard  University
 
Hartmut Kliemt, Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
 
Eric Mack, Professor, The Murphy Institute, Tulane University
 
Michael Moore, Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair, University of Illinois
 
Horacio Spector, Professor, University of San Diego School of Law and Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina
 
Bas Van Der Vossen, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
 
Steve Wall, Professor, University of Arizona
 
Matt Zwolinski, Associate Professor, University of San Diego

When

9 a.m. Dec. 4, 2014 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 2014

Academic year

2014-2015

Semester

Fall

Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life

Details about Professor Badhwar can be found here:

http://www.ou.edu/ouphil/faculty/badhwar/badhwar.html

Details about her new book, which will be the topic of discussion, can be found here:

http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323276.0...

Comments will be given on the manuscript from Arizona's very own Julia Annas, Rachana Kamtekar, and Dan Russell.

 

When

10 a.m. March 28, 2015

Academic year

2014-2015

Semester

Spring
Commentators: Julia Annas, Rachana Kamtekar, Dan Russell

Clean Trade in Natural Resources

On February 21-22, the Arizona Center for the Philosophy of Freedom will be hosting a workshop on Leif Wenar's book manuscript, Clean Trade in Natural Resources. Wenar is Chair of Ethics at King's College London.  The workshop will begin with Philosophy Department colloquium talk delivered by Wenar in Social Sciences 224, 3-5 PM on February 21, and will continue on February 22 with four sessions of commentary and discussion between 1-6PM.

Comments on the manuscript will be delivered by Carol Rose, Loren Lomasky, Gerald Gaus, and Danny Shahar. For more information about the workshop participants, please follow the links below:

Speaker:
Leif Wenar, King's College London

Commentators:
Carol RoseUniversity of Arizona
Loren Lomasky, University of Virginia
Gerald Gaus, University of Arizona
Danny ShaharUniversity of Arizona

When

1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 22, 2014

Academic year

2013-2014

Semester

Spring
Commentators: Carol Rose, Loren Lomasky, Gerald Gaus, and Danny Shahar
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