Upcoming Events

Myth, Creation and Science: Plato's Timaeus

April 7th, 2017 9:30 am - April 9th, 2017 12:45 pm
Corliss Bracket, Seminar Room 106/Smith-Buonanno Hall, 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 in the room 106 of Corliss-Brackett; Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th in room 106 of Smith-Buonanno Hall.  This conference will feature lectures from:

  • Christopher Rowe, Durham
  • Christine Thomas, Dartmouth
  • Dimitri El Murr, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  •  Barbara Sattler, 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
  • 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.

Meet and Greet Lunch for Prospective Philosophy Concentrators

April 10th, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 104, the Lounge, Corliss-Brackett House

On April 10th, from 12pm to 2pm, there will be a meet and greet Kabob and Curry lunch for all undergraduates interested in declaring a Concentration in Philosophy!  Current Philosophy Concentrators and Faculty will be in attendance to discuss the concentration and answer any questions.  Any undergraduate with an interest in a Philosophy Concentration is invited to attend.

The lunch will be held in the Philosophy Department's lounge, Room 104, Corliss-Brackett House at 45 Prospect Street.

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.

Philosophy on Diversity: Robert Gooding-Williams, Columbia University

April 28th, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Please join the Philosophy Department for the Philosophy on Diversity lecture: Ideology, Social Practices, and Race presented by Robert Gooding-Williams, the M. Moran Weston/Black Alumni Council Professor of African-American Studies, Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University.

The lecture is open to the public and will be held from 3:30 to 5:30PM on April 28th.  A reception will follow immediately after the lecture.

The lecture location is currently TBD, but check back soon for updates.