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August 2016

Lecture Series: The Critique of Pure Reason of Immanuel Kant

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 28, 2016

Professor Wolff will offer a series of fourteen lectures on Kant’s First Critique. Each lecture will meet on Monday afternoon from 1pm-2:45pm in Caldwell room 213, beginning Monday August 29. The lectures are open to all serious students of Philosophy willing to invest their time and energy in the project. Participants will be expected to read the Critique as the lectures progress. There will be no other requirements, but those interested in participating are asked to make a semester-long commitment…

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Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Interest meeting

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This is a meeting for students who would like to find out more about the PPE Program, the PPE Minor, and our various extra-curricular offerings. Pizza will be served.

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September 2016

Philosophy in 15 Minutes

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of food and drink, and “15 Minutes of Philosophy“ with presentations by Alan Nelson, Lindsay Brainard, and Geoffrey Sayre-McCord. Come for the food… stay for the Philosophy! The evening will be catered with a buffet from Mediterranean Deli. Doors open at 6:30, presentations begin at 7:00 pm. This event is free and open to all students!

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Mini-Workshop on MA Thesis

September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Co-presented by Marc Lange & Alan Nelson.

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Lecture Series: The Critique of Pure Reason of Immanuel Kant

September 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 28, 2016

Professor Wolff will offer a series of fourteen lectures on Kant’s First Critique. Each lecture will meet on Monday afternoon from 1pm-2:45pm in Caldwell room 213, beginning Monday August 29. The lectures are open to all serious students of Philosophy willing to invest their time and energy in the project. Participants will be expected to read the Critique as the lectures progress. There will be no other requirements, but those interested in participating are asked to make a semester-long commitment…

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Philosophy @ the Movies: Lemonade

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beyonce's visual album, Lemonade, is raw, passionate, mesmerizing, bold, defiant, fresh, colorful, and philosophical. If you haven't seen it, come watch it. If you have seen it, come watch it again. Discussion to follow. Hosted by Joanna Lawson, Macy Salzberger, & Tamara Fakhoury. This event is free and open to all students - dinner will be provided! If you are planning to attend and have strict dietary requirements, please email Katie Bunyea at kbunyea@unc.edu.

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Lecture Series: The Critique of Pure Reason of Immanuel Kant

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 28, 2016

Professor Wolff will offer a series of fourteen lectures on Kant’s First Critique. Each lecture will meet on Monday afternoon from 1pm-2:45pm in Caldwell room 213, beginning Monday August 29. The lectures are open to all serious students of Philosophy willing to invest their time and energy in the project. Participants will be expected to read the Critique as the lectures progress. There will be no other requirements, but those interested in participating are asked to make a semester-long commitment…

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Ethics Around the Table with Terrence Holt

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an Ethics Around the Table with Terrence Holt. Dr. Holt holds PhD and MA degrees in English and the MFA in creative writing, all from Cornell University.  He earned his MD from the University of North Carolina, where he also completed residency training in internal medicine and geriatrics.  Before medical school, he was an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University, writer in residence at Swarthmore College, and for two years a resident fellow at the Fine…

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Kwame Anthony Appiah, “Ethics Among the Humanities”

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join the Office of the Chancellor and the Parr Center for Ethics for the inaugural Chancellor's Lecture in Ethics: "Ethics among the Humanities" with Kwame Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy and Law, NYU, and author of "The Ethicist" column in the New York Times. “Ethics Among the Humanities” Immanuel Kant wanted philosophy to take "the sure path of a science," and he had a theory of what makes a scientific approach successful. No doubt there are philosophical questions that…

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Lunch Seminar with Kwame Anthony Appiah: “The Politics of Identity”

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Seminar with Kwame Anthony Appiah: "The Politics of Identity" Please join New York Times columnist ("The Ethicist") and NYU Professor of Philosophy and Law Kwame Anthony Appiah to discuss his article "The Politics of Identity." Participants are asked to read this piece in advance; the session will be devoted to a wide-ranging discussion of the topic focused on this article. Lunch will be provided; advance registration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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