Spring Colloquia

Philosophy Department Spring Reception

Wednesday, January 31 at 4:15pm, Stanley Patio

Come join the philosophy liaisons & mentors, faculty, and other students to learn more about what the department has to offer! Snacks and sweets will be served. 

February 8, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Kathryn Belle (formerly Kathryn Gines), Pennsylvania State University
"Buddhism and the Race Question Revisited"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

Pearsons Hall

The Philosophy Department is located on the top floor of Pearsons Hall.

March 1, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Sontag Lecture
Alexander Nehamas, Princeton University
"Metaphors in our Lives: 'I Love You for Yourself'"
4:15pm, Pearsons 101

April 5, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
James Garrison, Scripps College
"The Aesthetic Life of Power"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202

April 9, 2018 (held at Scripps College)
David Chalmers, New York University
Title: TBA
Location & Time: TBA

Fall Colloquia

September 27, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Jacqueline Scott, Loyola University Chicago
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

October 25, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Alex Daniel Rodríguez-Navas, Middlebury
Title: TBA
4:15pm, Location: TBA

November 7, 2018 (held at Pomona College)
Alex Madva and Katie Gasdaglis, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Title: "Intersectionality as a Regulative Ideal:
Understanding the Complexity of Identity in Politics & Social Science"
4:15pm, Location: TBA

Past Events

September 14, 2017 (held at Scripps College)
Co-sponsored by Pomona Philosophy and Scripps College, with supplemental funding from the McConnell Funds
Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York University
"Color, Class, + Culture: The Ethics of Identity"
Free tickets
4:15pm, Hampton Room

September 21-23, 2017 (held at Claremont McKenna College)
Gaslighting and Epistemic Injustice Conference
Kravis LC62

November 2, 2017 (held at Pomona College)
Eric Schwitzgebel, University of California, Riverside
"Aiming for Moral Mediocrity"
4:15pm, Pearsons 202