2023-24 Philosophy Speaker Series

The annual Philosophy Speaker Series brings scholars from across the country to present new work being done in philosophy and to discuss topics of crucial interest to Christian thinkers. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Fall 2023 Speakers

Thursday, October 5, 2023
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Christina Van Dyke
Term Professor of Philosophy, Barnard College, Columbia University; Professor Emerita of Philosophy, Calvin University

Al-Ghazali on Conformism and Religious Belief

Tuesday, November 7, 2022
7:30 pm, Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Stephen Ogden
Tracey Family Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame


Spring 2024 Speakers


2023-24 Aesthetics Lecture
The Art of Faith, the Faith of Art

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
7:30 pm, Barrows Auditorium

Christian Wiman
Clement-Muehl Professor of Communication Arts, Yale Divinity School

Suspicion and Faith: A Kierkegaardian Hermeneutics of Epiphany

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
7:30 pm, Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Amber Bowen
Assistant Professor of Core Studies and Philosophy, Redeemer University

2023-24 McManis Lecture
The Desire to Flourish: On Pain of Death

Thursday, April 11, 2024
7:30 pm, Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Martin Hägglund
Birgit Baldwin Professor of Comparative Literature and Humanities, Yale University