Reading Groups

SPRING 2020 

  • African, Latin American, and Native American Philosophy (Alex Guerrero)
    Meeting: Thursdays (but not every Thursday) from 12:00 -2:00 PM, 3rd floor conference room
    You can find the schedule of dates and topics, as well as links to the readings (with some still to be added), here: http://alexguerrero.squarespace.com/afrlatnat-rg/

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    Epistemology (Matt McGrath)
    Meeting: Thursdays 12:50 - 2:50 PM, Flex space

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    Feminist Philosophy (Dee Payton)
    Meeting: Tuesdays 3:00 - 5:00 PM, Small seminar room *awaiting spring 2020 confirmation*

    We meet weekly to discuss papers in feminist philosophy, primarily in the analytic tradition. In addition, we run work-in-progress sessions where we give each other feedback on our work. And we also host 2-4 visiting speakers a semester. Past speakers include Sally Haslanger (MIT), Miranda Fricker (CUNY), Rachel Fraser (Oxford), and Esa Diaz-Leon (Barcelona).

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    Metaphysics  (Zach Kofi)
    Meeting: Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Flex space (Seminar RM, if available)

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  • Philosophy of Language  (Sam Carter)
    Meeting: Wednesdays 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Flex space

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    Philosophy of Mind  (Jerry Fodor Society) (Andrew Rubner)
    Meeting: TBD

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    Philosophy of Race  (Danny Underwood)
    Meeting: Fridays 2:00 - 4:00 PM, Flex space 

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    Rutgers Center for the Philosophy of Religion (Brian Leftow)
    Meeting: Wednesdays 4:45 PM, 3rd Floor Gateway-RU Press

    The Rutgers Center for the Philosophy of Religion hosts a weekly reading group to discuss recent work in the philosophy of religion. Visitors to the reading group have included Bryan Frances (Fordham), Steve Wykstra (Calvin), William Lane Craig (Talbot), and Eleonore Stump (St. Louis University). Topics covered in recent readings have included the problem of evil, disagreement, skeptical theism, and the relationship between theism and modality.

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    Value Theory (Lauren Lyons)
    Meeting: Thursdays (roughly 4 times per semester; dates TBD)

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*If you would like to reserve space for a reading group, you must contact Mercedes Diaz to secure a space. If you neglect to do this, the department cannot guarantee that there will be space available during your desired meeting time. (Last updated 2/3/2020)