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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 (2015-16)

07th October 2015 Professor Sandra Harding (James Cook University)
Objectivity for Sciences from Below.
This Royal Institute of Philosophy Lecture will be held in Room PG20, Palace Green, Durham.
Refreshments will be available from 5pm with commencement of the lecture at 5:30pm.

16th March 2016 Professor Crispin Wright (New York University)
Title and Abstract to be confirmed.
This Royal Institute of Philosophy Lecture will be held in Room PG20, Palace Green, Durham.
Refreshments will be available from 5pm with commencement of the lecture at 5:30pm.

25th May 2016 Professor Sandra Mitchell (University of Pittsburgh)
Title and Abstract to be confirmed.
This Royal Institute of Philosophy Lecture will be held in the Collier Room, College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham.
Refreshments will be available from 5pm with commencement of the lecture at 5:30pm.