Fall 2015 Events

Date & Location Speaker Title
September 9
12:30 – 1:45
HS1000 (Prillaman Hall)
Amy Donahue
(Kennesaw State University)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“‘Philosophy’ Means What Is Not Non-Philosophy:
The Buddha’s Middle Way and Exclusion of the Other”
September 14
12:30-1:45
SO4060 (SO Building)
Zachary Gruca
Osoinach Student Lecture
“The Uncanny As Alienating and
Ecologically or Contextually Disengaging”
September 23
12:30-1:45
HS1000 (Prillaman Hall)
Hans Skott-Myhre
(Kennesaw State University)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“Schizoanalysis: Seizing desire as the first act
of revolutionary psychotherapy”
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October 1
12:30-1:45
Leadership Room (Student Center)
Andrew Mitchell
(Emory)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“The Art of Exposure: Thinking Sculpture with Heidegger”
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October 7
12:30-1:45
Leadership Room (Student Center)
Talia Welsh
(UT Chattanooga)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“Gendered Bodies: The Feminist Reception of
Merleau-Ponty’s Embodiment Theory”
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October 28
12:30-1:45
HS1000 (Prillaman Hall)
Martin Schönfeld
(University of South Florida)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“Pushing Planetary Limits:
Philosophical Implications of Climate Change”
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November 12
12:30-1:45
SO2028 (SO Building)
Paulina Rivero
(Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“Dao and the Problem of Language”
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November 18
12:30-1:45
Leadership Room (Student Center)
Walter Brogan
(Villanova University)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“Aristotle on Friendship and the Politics of Life”
December 1
2:00-4:00
SO5074 (SO Building)
Alex Bylo
Ashley Cooper
George Kruger
Tyler Maxwell
Senior Student Presentations
(Penultimate Drafts)
Bylo: “A Reconception of Freedom
Cooper: “Sounds Like a Pack of Dolphins
Swimming in an Oil Field: A Timbral Analysis

Kruger: “The Body as the Political World:
How Merleau-Ponty’s Conception of the World as Embodied
Influences the Horizon of Meaning for Political Action

Maxwell: “The Phenomenological Body is the World
December 2
2:00-3:15
Staff Lounge (Student Center)
Eduardo Mendieta
(Pennsylvania State University)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“The Institutions of Philosophy: On the Reception/Invention of
Latin American Philosophy in the U.S.”
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