Albert J. Fitzgibbons Lecture Series


Professor Mark Murphy (Georgetown University), "The Fundamentality of Authority"
Thursday, November 17, 4:30 pm, McGuinn Hall 521


Professor David Garland(New York University, Edinburgh University School of Law), "The Punitive Society: Foucalt's Discipline and Punish and America Today"
Wednesday, October 21, 4:00 p.m., Gasson Commons


Francois Raffoul (Louisiana State University), "The Question of Ethics"
Friday, October 3, 4:30 p.m., Stokes Hall S195

James Corbett, Charlene Galarneau, Paul Weithman, "Justice in Access to Healthcare"
Tuesday, March 17, 3:00 p.m., Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

John Haldane, "Philosophy, Ethics and Society: Taking History Seriously"
Wednesday, April 23. 4:30 p.m., McGuinn 121


Between Past and Future: Centenary Celebration of Paul Ricoeur. Fitzgibbons centennial conference in commemoration of the centennial of Paul Ricoeur. Saturday, December 7, 2:00-5:30 p.m., Higgins 300

Julia Kristeva (University of Paris VII Diderot, Emeritus), "A Tragedy and a Dream: Disability Revisited," Tuesday, October 15, 5:00-7:30 p.m., Corcoran Commons, 205 Heights Room

Edward McGushin (Stonehill College), “Socratic Irony and the Courage of the Truth: On Foucault’s Final Lectures”, October 30, 4:00 p.m., Yawkey Center 426, Murray Function Room


September 14
Ed McGushin, "Can the Care of Self Still Speak to us Today? Derrida, Focault and Patocka on the Challenge of Bringing Philosophy to Life"

October 12
Robert Audi, "Rationality and Religious Commitment"

November 29
Bret Davis, "Knowing Limits - Toward a Nonwillful Perspectivism with Nietzche, Heidegger and Zen"

April 4
Thomas Pogge "Are We Violating the Human Rights of the World's Poor"

April 17
Robert Gooding-Williams, "Obama, Dubois, Autobiography"

April 22-23
Patricia Owens, "Encountering Afresh the Mystery of Good and Evil"

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