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 2017 Speakers
A “Post-Racial America”? White Gazes and Black Bodies
Dr. George Yancy, Professor of Philosophy at Emory University
Eternal Fulfillment? Some Thoughts on the Afterlife
Dr. Kevin Hector, Associate Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religions, The University of Chicago Divinity School
“Six or Seven Life Lessons That I Have Drawn from Kierkegaard”
Dr. Gordon Marino, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College
Spring 2018 Speakers
Reason and Conscience: The Double Ground of Religious Toleration in Pierre Bayle
Dr. Kristen Irwin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University
Aquinas on Omnipresence
Dr. Jeffrey Brower, Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University
Gratitude: An Ancient Virtue for the Modern World
Dr. Jed Atkins, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, Duke University
This event is co-sponsored with the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.