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  • Website updates: Programs and Selected Proceedings from previous conferences have been added to the “Events & Activities” page along with more information about various events. “Other Events” page created with event listing from the discontinued Philosophy Forum and archived issues of the Sophia newsletter. Updated events listing for the MRLS and OSLS archives. Additional links added to the “Student Resources” page. Created an “Awards” page.

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”
More Info
October 1
12:30-1:45
Leadership Room (Student Center)
Andrew Mitchell
(Emory)
Mike Ryan Lecture
“The Art of Exposure: Thinking Sculpture with Heidegger”
More Info
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”
More Info
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”
More Info
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”
More Info
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.”
More Info