Leonard Lecture Series - Archived Events

Archived Events 2011

April 29, 2011: New Directions in Environmental Philosophy and Eco-Criticism -- Flyer
J. Baird Callicott, Regents Professor and University Research Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, University of North Texas
Priscilla Solis Ybarra, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of North Texas

Roundtable: Callicott and Ybarra -- "New Directions in Environmental Philosophy and Eco-Criticism"

Lecture: Ybarra -- "Erasure by U.S. Legislation: Ruiz de Burton's Nineteenth Century Novels and the Lost Archive of Mexican American Environmental Knowledge"

Lecture: Callicott -- "The Temporal and Spatial Scales of Global Climate Change and the Limits of Individualistic and Rationalistic Ethics"

(co-sponsored by UNR's Department of English's Literature and Environment Program and Public Occasions Committee, the Gender, Race, and Identity program, the Department of Philosophy, and the Guy L. Leonard Memorial Endowment)

April 1, 2011: Robert Talisse

Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, Vanderbilt University

Topic: "Religion in Politics"

March 21-22, 2011: Leonard Conference in Philosophy

Topic: "Darwinian" and Post-Darwinian Models of Creativity and Innovation: Prospects and Problems

March 1, 2011: Mari Ruti

Associate Professor of Critical Theory, University of Toronto at Mississauga

"Self, Ethics, Other"


Archived Events 2010
Troy Jollimore --California State University Chico -- "The Virtues of Epistemic Partiality"
Eleanor Kaufman -- University of California Los Angeles --"The Souls of Plants and the Mineralogy of Being"
Michael Cholbi -- California State Polytechnic University at Pomona --"A Direct Kantian Duty to Animals"

Archived Events 2009
Hilary Kornblith -- University of Massachusetts --"The Myth of Epistemic Agency"
2009 Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference -- featuring Avrum Stroll, Emeritus at University of California San Diego as keynote and Leonard speaker -- A New Defense of Same-Sex Marriage"
Michael Huemer -- University of Colorado Boulder --"The Puzzle of Metacoherence"
2009: Nevada Film Premier -- "Examined Life: Philosophy Is in the Streets"
Astra Taylor, producer, Zeitgeist Films, --UNR Review of this film

Archived Events 2008