Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures

We hold regular Royal Institute of Philosophy events in which leading philosophers are invited to Keele to talk about their research and answer questions from our students. This is perhaps the most popular invited lecture series in the university and anyone interested in philosophy is welcome to attend.

INVITED LECTURE SERIES 2017-8

ROYAL INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY, KEELE-OXFORD-ST ANDREWS KANTIAN RESEARCH CENTRE & 

THE FORUM FOR PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH, KEELE UNIVERSITY

Current Programme

Tuesdays 6:00-7:30 pm

Room CBA0.060 (tbc), Chancellor's Building, Keele University ST5 5BG

All welcome! Wine

Semester 1

24 October 2017

Dr Kirsten Walsh, University of Nottingham

Newton’s Corpuscular Scaffolding

7 November 2017

Dr Naomi Thompson, University of Southampton

Fictionalism About Grounding

21 November 2017

Professor Sarah Hutton, University of York

A Forgotten Source in the History of Ethics: Henry More's Enchiridion ethicum

5 December 2017

Professor Douglas Burnham and Dr Peter Lamb, Staffordshire University

The First Marx: A Reconstruction

Semester 2

30 January 2018

Professor Nicholas Smith, Macquarie University

Work and Solidarity

13 February 2018

Dr Tracy Llanera, Macquarie University

Outgrowing Modern Nihilism

27 February 2018

Professor Raymond Tallis, University of Manchester

Getting Time Wrong: Time Travel and Other Seductive Myths

13 March 2018

Dr Nicholas Waghorn, University of Oxford

What Is the Meaning of "What Is the Meaning of Life?" (TBC)

24 April 2018

Dr Sophie Allen, Keele University

TBC

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 Former speakers have included:

Darragh Byrne, Sophie Allen, Jonathan Webber, G.A.J. Rogers, Geraldine Coggins, Anthony Wrigley, Raj Sehgal, Andy Hamilton, John Divers, Rob Hopkins, Luc Foisneau, Daniel Nolan, Paul Bou-Habib, J.J. Valberg, Lucas Meyer, David Efird, Monika Mookherjee, Ann Whittle, MaxKölbel, Paul O’Grady, Dan O’Brien, Neil Gascoigne, Daniel Hutto, Thomas Dixon, Lorraine Code, Dermot Moran, Roxana Baiasu, Julia Tanney, Peter Baumann, Lilian Alweiss, Adrian Haddock, Denis McManus, Paul Gorner, Penelope Mackie, Gordon Finlayson, Robert Hanna, Philip Meadows, Adrian Moore, Stephen McLeod, Nafsika Athanassoulis, Rowland Stout, Sebastian Gardner, Paul Faulkner, Miranda Fricker, Peter Niesen, Glen Newey, Maximilian de Gaynesford, Maria Alvarez, Constantine Sandez, Ralph Walker, Richard Grey, William Child, Katerina Deligiorgi, Stephen Wilkinson, Helen Beebee, Chrisopher Bennett, Stephen Boulter, Nils Kurbis, Danièle Moyale-Sharrock, Matthias Klaes, Jens Timmermann, Helen Steward, Alberto Vanzo, Daniel Whiting, John Hyman, Lilian O'Brien, Sam Coleman, Marcia Baron, Geoffrey Scarre, Michelle Montague, Marianna Antonutti Marfori, Alessandra Tanesini, Paula Satne, Lisa McNulty, Roger Teichmann, Peter Kail, Fiona Hughes, Scott Sehon, Katerina Deligiorgi, Graeme Forbes, Oskari Kuusela, Jonathan Way, Alice Pinheiro-Walla, Robert Stern, Philip Goff, James Kirwan, Stephen Mumford, James Andow, James Lenman, Clayton Littlejohn, John Cottingham, John Callanan,Marit Hammond, Guy Bennett-Hunter, Amie Thomasson, Giuseppina D’Oro, Alex Papazoglou, Paul Giladi, Hans Bernhard Schmid, Stephen Makin, Nicholas Waghorn, Jonathan Head.

The Invited Lecture Series is organised with the support of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, the School of Politics, Philosophy and International Relations at Keele (SPIRE), the Keele-Oxford-St Andrews Kantian (KOSAK) Research Centre and the Forum for Philosophical Research.

All enquiries to: Dr Jonathan Head -  01782 733515

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