Reading Groups

Spring 2019


  • Epistemology Reading Group (Christopher Copan)
    An up-to-date schedule can be found here.

  • Feminist Philosophy Reading Group (Carolina Flores & Dee Payton)
    Meeting: Tuesdays 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Flexspace
    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).
    An up-to-date schedule can be found here.

  • Jerry Fodor Memorial Reading Group (Andrew Rubner)
    Meeting: Mondays 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Seminar RM 524B

  • Metaphysics Reading Group (Chris FrugĂ©)
    Meeting: Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Flexspace

  • Philosophy of Language Reading Group (Sam Carter & Caley Howland)
    Meeting: Mondays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Flexspace

  • Philosophy of Mind Reading Group (Susanna Schellenberg)
    Meeting: (Typically Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM), Flexspace
    *Sporadic meetings

  • Philosophy of Race Reading Group (Danny Underwood)
    Meeting: Fridays 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminar RM 524B
    *Sporadic meetings

  • Rutgers Center for the Philosophy of Religion Reading Group (Laura Callahan)
    Meeting: Tuesdays 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3rd Floor Gateway-RU Press
    The Rutgers Center for 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.


*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 1/8/19)