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Department of Philosophy

Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures

As part of the North-East centre of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, the Department hosts regular Institute lectures, alternating with the University of Sunderland. Previous speakers have included Christine Korsgaard, Bas van Fraassen, Stephen Stich, Allan Gibbard, Simon Blackburn, David Papineau, John Skorupski, Stephen Clark, Ronald Hepburn, Peter van Inwagen, John Heil, Jonathan Dancy and Susan Hurley.

Royal Institute of Philosophy Events (2016-17)

Epiphany Term 2016/17

14th March 2017
Professor Crispin Wright (New York University)
This Lecture will be held in the Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham.
Refreshments will be available from 5pm with the Lecture commencing at 5:30pm
Title: Basic Disagreements about Taste

Easter Term 2016/17

04th May 2017
Professor Matthew Soteriou (University of Warwick)
This Lecture will be held in the Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham.
Refreshments will be available from 5pm with the Lecture commencing at 5:30pm
Title: The Dream Present as a "Time Island"

18th May 2017
Professor Kristie Dotson (Michigan State University)
This Lecture will be held in the Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham.
Refreshments will be available from 5pm with the Lecture commencing at 5:30pm
Title and Abstract to be confirmed.