Upcoming Rawls Conference

From the GPPC and The College of New Jersey:

John Rawls’s Theory of Justice: Forty Years On
Saturday, October 23, 2010, 1:00 to 5:30pm.
Mayo Concert Hall, Music Building, The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ

    Thomas Pogge, Yale University
    Erin Kelly, Tufts University
    Samuel Freeman, University of Pennsylvania

Symposium Panel:
With comments and responses by business and community leaders from the Delaware Valley:

    Hon. Helen E. Hoens
      Associate Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court

    Douglas Forrester
      Founder and President, Integrity Health, and Former Republican Candidate for Senator and Governor of New Jersey

    Steven Ravitz
      President, Shop-Rite Corporation, and Chairman, Ravitz Family Foundation

    Roberto Hernandez
      Founder, El Centro de Recursos Para Familias

    Dr. Stephen J. Kolesk
      Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Virtua Health Systems

There will be a reception following the symposium.

Directions to TCNJ can be found at www.tcnj.edu
Contact Person: Morton Winston, 609-771-2398, mwinston@tcnj.edu

Sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, Alan Dawley Center for the Study of Social Justice, TCNJ Department of Philosophy and Religion, and TCNJ School of Culture and Society

Global Philosophy Forum at Haverford

The Global Dialogue Initiative of Haverford College announces:

Making Sense of Our Great Evolutionary Shift
Haverford College
Marshall Auditorium (Roberts Hall)
Saturday, October 23, 2010
1:00pm TO 6:00pm

Speakers:Ashok Gangadean
    "Awakening Global Enlightenment: Our Great Evolutionary Shift"

Barbara Marx Hubbard
    "Conscious Evolution: Visions of a Universal Humanity"

Bruce H. Lipton
    "Spontaneous Evolution: Our Positive Future (And a Way to Get There from Here)"

Host and Convenor:
Ashok Gangadean (Professor of Philosophy, Haverford College, Founder-Director of The Global Dialogue Institute)

For more information: http://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/142242

A $10 donation at the door is very much appreciated.
This event is open to the public. Audience participation is encouraged

UPenn Workshop: Set Theory & Philosophy of Math

The University of Pennsylvania Department of Philosophy announces:

Workshop on Set Theory and the Philosophy of Mathematics
October 15 - 17, 2010
University of Pennsylvania

Speakers: Andreas Blass, John Burgess, James Cummings, Harvey Friedman, Joel Hamkins, Kai Hauser, Akihiro Kanamori, Juliette Kennedy, Peter Koellner, Donald A. Martin, Justin Moore, John Steel, W. Hugh Woodin

Click here for links to the Workshop schedule and registration

Made possible by a generous grant from the Thomas and Yvonne Williams Fund for the Advancement of Logic and Philosophy.

Haverford Philosophy: Distinguished Visitors Series

The Haverford College Philosophy Department is pleased to announce their:

Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series
Open to the Public

FALL 2010

“Social Construction and Social Critique: Evaluating Social Structures”
Sally Haslanger
Professor of Philosophy,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Thursday, October 28, 2010
Talk at 4:30 pm
Bryn Mawr College, Thomas Hall 224

“The Ethics and Mores of Race: Equality after the History of Philosophy”
Naomi Zack
Professor of Philosophy, University of Oregon

Saturday, November 6, 2010
Altherr Symposium
Talk at 4:00 pm
Haverford College, Gest Center, Room 101


“Heraclitus and Nietzsche: Flux, Play and Logos”
Martha Woodruff
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Middlebury College

Thursday, February 3, 2011
Refreshments at 4:15 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm
Haverford College, Gest Center, Room 101

”The Rights of All Under Heaven: Human Rights and Contemporary Confucianism”
Stephen Angle
Professor of Philosophy and East Asian Studies, Wesleyan College

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Refreshments at 4:15 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm
Haverford College, Gest Center, Room 101

Title - TBA
Susanna Siegel
Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University

Friday, April 8, 2011
Time - TBA
Haverford College, Gest Center, Room 101