Philosophy Forum

David Brooks

David Brooks

Brooks is a columnist for The New York Times, an Executive Director at the Aspen Institute and a commentator on “The PBS Newshour,” NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.” He is the author of “Bobos In Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There” and “The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement.” His fourth and most recent book, “The Road to Character,” was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Brooks also teaches at Yale University, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

"Educating the Whole Person"

3:00 PM Monday, September 10, 2018
 University Center Theater

Erik Lundestad and Trine Antonsen

Professor and Associate Professor, respectively, University of Tromsø, Norway

"On Practices and Technology"

3:00 PM Monday, October 15, 2018
 Pope Room, Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Trine Antonsen and Erik Lundestad

Associate Professor and Professor, respectively, University of Tromsø, Norway

"Imagine What the Landscape Feels: Imagination, Compassion, and Circumstance"

3:00 PM Monday, October 22, 2018
 Pope Room, Alexander Blewett III School of Law

David Baker

Aderemi Artis

Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

"Free Will in the Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics"

3:00 PM Monday, November 5, 2018
 Pope Room, Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Aderami Artis

Aderemi Artis

Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Flint

"Why Videogames Don’t Exist"

3:00 PM Monday, November 26, 2018
Jeanette Rankin Hall 204

Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke

Rural development economist and author

"The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change"

3:30 PM Tuesday, February 26, 2019
University Center Theater

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Brennan Guth Memorial Lecture in Environmental Philosophy

"Be The Ancestor Your Descendants Would Be Proud Of."

7:30 PM Tuesday, February 26, 2019
The Wilma Theater

Mason Voehl

Mason Voehl

MA Candidate in Environmental Philosophy

“Valid, Sound, and Evocative: Why Philosophy Needs More Storytellers.”

3:30 PM Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Davidson Honors College 119

Christopher Preston

Christopher Preston

Professor of Philosophy, University of Montana

“Three Ethical Approaches to Gene Drives.”

3:30 PM Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Davidson Honors College 119

Soazig Le Bihan

Christopher Preston

Professor of Philosophy, University of Montana

“What’s Up With Grizzlies? Scientific Models and Our Understanding of Grizzly Recovery.”

3:30 PM Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Davidson Honors College 119

Marisa Diaz-Waian

Marisa Diaz-Waian

Founder & Executive Director, Merlin CCC

TBA

3:30 PM Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Davidson Honors College 119

Deborah Slicer

Marisa Diaz-Waian

Professor of Philosophy

“More Joy!”

3:30 PM Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Davidson Honors College 119