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September 2016

Talk: John Roberts, ‘Explanation and Understanding as a Family of Language Games’

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

John Roberts, 'Explanation and Understanding as a Family of Language Games’ Lunch will be provided.

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Teaching Workshop

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Inclusive Pedagogy, by David Concepción (Ball State University) September 30, 3-5 pm During this teaching workshop, Professor Concepción will share ideas and best practices about how to teach philosophy classes in a more inclusive way. The workshop is open to all faculty and graduate students in the philosophy department.

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October 2016

Lecture Series: The Critique of Pure Reason of Immanuel Kant

October 3 @ 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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Teaching Workshop: Students in Distress with CAPS Director Dr. Maureen Windle

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CAPS Director Dr. Maureen Windle will run a workshop on dealing with students in distress and CAPS services/resources. Among other things we will discuss how, as instructors, we can identify and help students suffering from mental illness or other psychological ailments (and how much to help), how to grade students in distress who are unable to keep up, etc. Lunch will be provided.

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Speaker Series: Sarah Paul (Wisconsin)

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lecture Series: The Critique of Pure Reason of Immanuel Kant

October 10 @ 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 Maggie Cao

October 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

  Join us for an Ethics Around the Table session with Maggie Cao, a scholar of American art and material culture. She received her doctorate in art history from Harvard University in 2014 and did postdoctoral work at Columbia University’s Society of Fellows before coming to UNC in 2016. Her work focuses on the intersections of art with histories of technology, natural science, and economics. She has also written on media theory, material culture, and ecocriticism. Her first book, forthcoming…

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Lecture Series: The Critique of Pure Reason of Immanuel Kant

October 17 @ 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: Transparent

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hosted by Macy Salzberger, come watch Transparent's "Man on the Land" episode (season 2, episode 9), followed by discussion. Dinner will be provided! This event is free and open to all students. If you plan to attend and have strict dietary requirements, please email Katie at kbunyea@unc.edu.

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50th Chapel Hill Colloquium in Philosophy

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - October 23 @ 12:00 pm

REGISTRATION CLICK BELOW TO ACCESS YOUR QUICK & EASY ONLINE REGISTRATION GENERAL REGISTRATION   UNC PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT: FACULTY REGISTRATION GRADUATE STUDENT REGISTRATION   PROGRAM Friday, October 21,  5:00 - 7:15 PM “50 Years of Analytic Philosophy,” Douglas Long (UNC, emeritus) Paper: “Conceptual Ethics and the Work of Metaphysics”, Amie Thomasson (Miami) Commentator: Ted Sider (Rutgers) Reception at The Ackland Museum Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM “50 Years of the History of Philosophy,” Don Garrett (NYU) Paper: “Understanding…

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