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2018-19 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 2018 Speakers

Dan Haybron Speaker PhotoThe Good Life

Thursday, September 13, 2018
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Dan Haybron, Professor of Philosophy at St. Louis University



Joseph Clair Speaker Photo"Turn Us to You": Augustine's Confessions for the 21st Century

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
7:00 pm, Barrows Auditorium, Billy Graham Center

Dr. Joseph Clair, Dean of the College of Christian Studies, Liberal Arts, and Honors, and Associate Professor of Theology, George Fox University
2018-19 Core Book Symposium: Co-sponsored by Core Studies, English, Modern and Classical Languages and Philosophy Departments, the Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies

Agnes Callard Speaker PhotoInsane Emotions?

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Agnes Callard, Associate Professor of Philosophy, The University of Chicago



Robert Kehoe Speaker PhotoSaving the Guardians: A Theory of the Athletic Soul in Plato's Republic

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339

Mr. Robert Kehoe III, Writer in Residence and Program Curator at Upper House in Madison, Wisconsin



Spring 2019 Speakers

Mark Tietjen Speaker PhotoToward Clarity on Kierkegaard's Contributions to the Church

Thursday, February 7, 2019
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339
2nd Annual Kierkegaard Lecture

Dr. Mark Tietjen, Chaplain and Grace Palmer Johnston Chair of Bible, The Stony Brook School


Eleonore Stump Speaker PhotoSuffering and Flourishing

Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Eleonore Stump, Robert J. Henle Chair in Philosophy, St. Louis University



Meghan Sullivan Speaker Photo

The Love Imperative: A Defense

Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Meghan Sullivan, Professor of Philosophy and the Rev. John A. O’Brien Collegiate Chair, Notre Dame University