Albert J. Fitzgibbons Lecture Series
4:30 p.m. - Higgins 310
Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback (Södertörn University College, Sweden): “Notes on Abstract Hermeneutics".
4:30 p.m. - McGuinn 121
François Dastur: "Five Questions concerning Heidegger's political engagement"
Remi Brague (Univ. of Paris): “Is Mankind Legitimate?”
Daniel Garber (Princeton univ.), TBD
Dan Zahavi (University of Copenhagen), TBD
Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel (Univ. of Ottawa): "Deconstruction/reconstruction of metaphysics"
4.30 p.m. - Higgins 300
John Maraldo, University of North Florida, "If Practice Isn't Opposed to Theory, What Is it? Reflections on Sino-Japanese Philosophy"
4:30 p.m. - Gasson 305
Tom Sheehan, Stanford University, "What if Heidegger were a phenomenologist?"
5:00 p.m. - Gasson 100
Jonathan Lear, Sunday, "Allegory and Psychic Transformation: An Interpretation of Plato's Cave," as part of psychoanalysis conference hosted by BC.
Followed by a wine and cheese reception at the McMullen Museum of Art.
5:30 p.m. - McGuinn 121
Alasdair MacIntyre, O'Brien Senior Research Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame University, co-sponsored with Church in the 21st century: "Philosophical Education against Contemporary Culture".
Noon-2:00 p.m. - Heights Room
Alasdair MacIntyre, book panel on his book, God, philosophy, universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition. Commentators on the panel will be Prof. Jeff Bloechl (Philosophy), Prof. Candace Hetzner (GSAS Associate Dean), Prof. Jim O'Toole (Clough Chair in History), and Prof. Eileen Sweeney (Philosophy).
4:30 p.m. - Location TBA
Eva Kittay, SUNY Stonybrook on philosophy of disability.
Followed by buffet dinner in faculty dining room. Prof. Kittay will also do a panel with students from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - Location TBA
Charles Griswold, Boston University, "On virtues and vices of vengeance."
Prof. Griswold will also do a chapter from his forgiveness book in a session with grad students from 2:00-3:00 p.m.