Upcoming Events

History of Philosophy Roundtable - Kaag

March 8th, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Corliss Bracket, Seminar Room 106

A History of Philosophy Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, March 8th at 5:30PM.  The roundtable will feature John Kaag, UMASS Lowell.

Colloquium: Lucy Allais

March 10th, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Petteruti Lounge, 75 Waterman Street

Please join the Philosophy Department for a colloquium lecture presented by Lucy Allais, University of California San Diego, on March 10th, 2017.  A reception will follow immediately after in the Philosophy Department lounge located at 45 Prospect Street.

Pleasure, Reward and Value: Philosophy of the Mind Conference

March 17th, 2017 2:00 pm - March 19th, 2017 1:00 pm
Room 130, Buidling for Environmental Research and Technology (BERT)














Please join us for Pleasure, Reward and Value on Friday, March 17th, from 2PM to 6PM; Saturday, March 18th, from 9AM to 6PM and Sunday, March 19th, from 9Am to 1PM.  The conference will feature speakers from Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience and Physics, including:

  • Kent Berridge,
    Psychology, University of Michigan 
  • Fiery Cushman,
    Psychology, Harvard 
  • Richard Holton,
    Philosophy, Cambridge 
  • Sarah McGrath,
    Philosophy, Princeton 
  • Read Montague
    Physics, Virginia Tech 
  • Graham Oddie
    Philosophy, University of Colorado 
  • Timothy Schroeder
    Philosophy, Rice University 
  • Wolfram Schultz
    Neuroscience, Cambridge

Myth, Creation and Science: Plato's Timaeus

April 7th, 2017 9:30 am - April 9th, 2017 12:45 pm
Corliss Bracket, Seminar Room 106














Please join us for the conference Myth, Creation and Science: Plato's Timaeus hosted in collaboration with Providence College on Friday, April 7th; Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th.  This conference will feature lectures from Christopher Rowe (Durham), Christine Thomas (Dartmouth), Dimitri El Murr (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Dhananjay Jagannathan (Dartmouth), Barbara Settler (St. Andrews), Colin Guthrie King (Providence College), Hendrik Lorenz (Princeton), Keith McPartland (Williams College), Sarah Broadie (St. Andrews), Marwan Rashed (Paris 4), Pierre-Marie Morel (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) and David Sedley (Cambridge).

Professor Sedley will give a keynote presentation at The Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies at Providence College on Friday April 7th from 4:30PM to 6PM.

If you are interested in attending, please email Emma Kirby at emma_kirby@brown.edu.

History of Philosophy Roundtable - Reed

April 26th, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Corliss Bracket, Seminar Room 106

A History of Philosophy Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, April 26th at 7PM.  The roundtable will feature Doug Reed, University of Rhode Island.