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Friday, October 4, 2013

Colloquium: Daniel Korman, University of Illinois

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Room 109, 70 South Williams St.
Description: *Departmental colloquia are read-ahead events. Individuals attending a Philosophy Department colloquium are expected to have read the paper that will be presented. Requests for an advance copy of a colloquium paper may be sent to: Philosophy.Department@uvm.edu. Papers are generally available one week prior.

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Colloquium: Toomas Lott, University of Tartu / Columbia

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Room 109, 70 South Williams St.
Description: *Departmental colloquia are read-ahead events. Individuals attending a Philosophy Department colloquium are expected to have read the paper that will be presented. Requests for an advance copy of a colloquium paper may be sent to: Philosophy.Department@uvm.edu. Papers are generally available one week prior.

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Colloquium: Debra Satz, Stanford University

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Location: Room 109, 70 South Williams St.
Description: *Departmental colloquia are read-ahead events. Individuals attending a Philosophy Department colloquium are expected to have read the paper that will be presented. Requests for an advance copy of a colloquium paper may be sent to: Philosophy.Department@uvm.edu. Papers are generally available one week prior.

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D.R. Brown Memorial Lecture

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lafayette L207
Description: "Markets and Corruption"
Debra Satz, Stanford University
Debra Satz, the Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, is the senior associate dean for the humanities and arts at Stanford University and directs the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society. She earned a bachelor’s degree from City College of New York and a doctorate in philosophy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on the ethical limits of markets, the place of equality in a just society, theories of rational choice, feminist philosophy, ethics and education, and issues of international justice.
In 2004, Satz received the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford’s highest teaching honor. She was awarded the Roland Prize in 2010 for faculty volunteer service. She also cofounded the Hope House Scholars Program, which pairs volunteer faculty with undergraduates to teach liberal arts courses to residents of a drug and alcohol treatment facility for women.

Among her recent publications are Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Limits of Markets (Oxford University Press, 2010); “Equality and Sufficiency: A Problematic Dichotomy in Global Justice;” (2013) “Unequal Chances: Race, Class and Schooling;” (2012) and (co-ed.) Occupy the Future (MIT Press, 2012).

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

John Dewey Memorial Lecture

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lafayette L207
Description: "On Being Me"
Dr. John Perry, Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, Stanford University
and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of California-Riverside
John Perry retired from Stanford in 2008, after more than forty years. Sine then he has been teaching part time at the University of California, Riverside. Perry has written a number of books and even more articles on identity, personal identity, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of mind, as well as a book on procrastination. A past President of the American Philosophy Association (Pacific Division), he is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Norwegian Academy of Arts and Sciences. He won a Nicod Prize (France) and a Humboldt Prize (Germany). He co-hosts the public radio program "Philosophy Talk" with Ken Taylor. When not philosophizing, Perry and his wife Frenchie occupy themselves with their three children and ten grandchildren.

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Colloquium: John Perry, Stanford University & UC Riverside

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Room 109, 70 South Williams St.
Description: *Departmental colloquia are read-ahead events. Individuals attending a Philosophy Department colloquium are expected to have read the paper that will be presented. Requests for an advance copy of a colloquium paper may be sent to: Philosophy.Department@uvm.edu. Papers are generally available one week prior.

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