Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures

We hold regular Royal Institute of Philosophy (R.I.P.) 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.

Current Programme

THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY INVITED LECTURE SERIES 2016/17

KEELE-OXFORD-ST ANDREWS KANTIAN (KOSAK) RESEARCH CENTRE & 
THE FORUM FOR PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH, KEELE UNIVERSITY

CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHILOSOPHY XIV

Tuesdays 6:00-7:30 pm

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

All welcome! Wine

Semester 1

25 October 2016

Dr Marit Hammond, Keele University

Deliberative Democracy as a Political Culture

1 November 2016

Dr Guy Bennett-Hunter, University of Edinburgh

Can We Say the Unsayable: Ineffability and Philosophy of Religion

15 November 2016

Professor Amie Thomasson, University of Miami

Conceptual Ethics and the Work of Metaphysics 

6 December 2016

Dr Katharina Kraus, University of Freiburg

Kant on Inner Experience: Self-reference, Semantic Content, and the Regulative Idea of the Soul

Semester 2

7 February 2017

Drs Giuseppina D'Oro (Keele University),

Alexis Papazoglou (Royal Holloway),

Paul Giladi (University of Sheffield)

Idealism and the Autonomy of the Human Sciences

21 February 2017

Professor Hans Bernhard Schmid, University of Vienna

The Plural Subject

7 March 2017

Dr Stephen Makin, University of Sheffield

Aristotelian Habits (TBC)

21 March 2017

Dr Nicholas Waghorn, University of Oxford

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

25 April 2017

Dr Jonathan Head, Keele University

Kant on the Moral Archetype (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.

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

All enquiries to: Sorin Baiasu -  01782 733 364

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