David L. Hildebrand, Ph.D., Philosophy

UCD Philosophy Speaker Series Archive

Archive: Spring 2005- Spring 2010

University of Colorado Denver Philosophy Department Lecture Series

All talks in Honi Haber Memorial Library (Plaza M108) unless otherwise stated.

Spring 2010

Tuesday, Feb 2nd at 11:30 am-1:00pm

Simon Sparks, Oglethorpe University, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Art”

Tuesday, Feb. 23rd at 11:30am-1:00pm.

Brian Lisle, UC Denver, “A Phenomenological Critique of Naturalism”

Tuesday, March 16th at 11:30am-1:00pm.

Rick Furtak, Colorado College, “Emotion, Intentionality, and Embodiment”

Thursday, April 29th at 11:30am-1:00pm.

Remy Debes, University of Memphis, TITLE TBA

Fall 2009

Wed. Sept. 2nd at 2:30pm-4:00pm.

Liz Stillwaggon, SUNY Buffalo,
“Biosymbols: Symbols in Life and Mind”

Mon. Oct. 5th at 2:30pm-4:00pm

Frederic Bender, UC Colorado Springs,
“Ecocide, Peak Oil, and Deep Ecology”

Wed. Oct. 21st at 2:30pm-4:00pm

Mitzi Lee, UC Boulder,
“Justice and the Law in Aristotle's Moral Theory”

Wed. Nov. 18th at 2:30pm-4:00pm

Candice S. Shelby, UC Denver,
“Shifting Conceptual Spaces”

Spring 2009

Wed. Feb. 25th at 1:00-2:15 p.m.  Location: Sigi's Caberet, Tivoli

Professor John Russon Presidential Distinguished Professor  University of Guelph
"Why Sexuality Matters"
(This talk is co-sponsored by the Office of Student Life)

March 5th 11:30 am to 12:45 p.m. 

Steven Medema, University of Colorado Denver, Department  of Economics
“Losing My Religion: Sidgwick, Theism, and the Struggle for Utilitarian Ethics in Economic Analysis”

April 1 Noon - 1:30 p.m., CU-Denver Building, Executive MBA Auditorium, Suite 150

The Honi Haber Memorial Lecture
Professor Edward S. Casey, Distinguished Professor, State University of New York at Stony Brook
“Border vs. Boundary: Reflections on the Wall at La Frontera”

May 5th 11:30 am to 12:45 p.m.

Chad Kautzer, University of Colorado Denver, Department of Philosophy
“The Terror of Freedom: The Contemporary Relevance of Hegel’s Critique of the French Revolution”

Fall 2008

September 23, 2:15 pm - 3:45 p.m.

"God: The Failed Hypothesis: How Science Shows that God Does Not Exist" (NYT Bestseller)
Victor J. Stenger

October 14, 2:15 pm - 3:45 p.m.

"The Gift of Memory: The Experience of Space and the Phenomenology of Remembering"
Kirsten Jacobsen
University of Maine, Philosophy

November 11, 2008 2:15 pm - 3:45 p.m.

"Nietzsche's Ideal of Wholeness: Exploring the Connection between the Individual and Culture"
Gabriel Zamosc-Regueros

Dec. 3rd, 1:00 p.m.

"Environmental Remediation Technologies"
Benjamin Hale
University of Colorado at Boulder, Philosophy and Environmental Studies

Spring 2008

Job Candidate Talks: Friday, Feb. 1 10:30-12 Social/Political Candidate talk; Monday, Feb. 4 1-2:30 Ethics Candidate talk; Friday, Feb. 8 10:30-12 Ethics Candidate talk; Friday, Feb. 15 10:30-12 Ethics Candidate talk

Friday, May 9, 2008 11:30-1 p.m.

Seminar/panel discussion:
“Going to Graduate School in Philosophy”
by the UCD faculty members, Philosophy Department

Please bring your questions about the process of applying for graduate school, life in grad school, prospects for employment, and anything else you can think of!

FALL 2007

September 20th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Michael Zimmerman, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Humanities and the Arts University of Colorado at Boulder

“Will technological advances lead to a transhuman era?”

This talk is co-sponsored with the Colorado Center for Public Humanities.

October 8th 11:30 am to 12:30 pm--Tivoli 320

Dr. Joseph Orosco, Oregon State University will speak on Cesar Chavez and Immigration.

This lecture co-sponsored by UC Denver Office of Student Life, the Philosophy Department, and the Hispanic Student Services

November 8th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Marion Hourdequin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Colorado College

"Engagement, Withdrawal, and Social Reform in the Analects and Habits of the Heart" (working title)

This talk is co-sponsored with the Colorado Center for Public Humanities.

November 29th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dr. William Simpson, UC Denver Philosophy Department

"Corporations as Criminal Defendants: How Artificial Persons Have Real

Spring 2007

January 30th, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

David Hildebrand, UC Denver
“Pragmatism and Intelligent Design: Reconstructive Strategies for a Devolving Situation”

February 20th, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Robert Metcalf, UC Denver
“The New Critique of Religion: Same as The Old Critique?”

March 12th, 3 – 5 p.m.

Honi Haber Memorial Lecture

Anthony Steinbock, Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale
Tivoli Room 329
“Mysticism and Religious Experience”

April 3rd, 11a.m. – 1 p.m.

Gary Hart
Former Senator and Wirth Chair for Environmental and Community Development Policy
“God and Caesar in America: an essay on religion and politics”
Tivoli Student Union, Room 329

April 26th, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. New date!

Sarah Pessin, University of Denver
“Moses Maimonides and the Politics of Religious Deception”

FALL 2006

September 21 (11:30 a.m., Haber library):

Maria Talero, UC Denver
Title "The Contraction and Expansion of Interpersonal Space"

October 16 (1:00 p.m., Tivoli 320’s):

Andrew Fiala, Fresno State
“Jesus, Just War Theory, and the Bush Doctrine”

October 17 (11:30 a.m., Haber library):

Andrew Fiala, Fresno State
“Varieties of Pacifism”

Phaedo Fest!
Friday, October 27th, Tivoli 640; 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Glenn Rawson (Rhode Island College)
Sonja Tanner (CU-Colorado Springs)
Naomi Reshotko (University of Denver)
Andre Archie (Colorado State University)
Anthony Chu (Metro State U.) and Robert Metcalf (Univ. of CO at Denver)

Schedule for Phaedo-Fest

9:30 Meet in philosophy department, Plaza M108
Walk over to Tivoli 640; coffee and pastries served

10:00-12:00 Panel on the “Frames” of Plato’s Phaedo
“ ‘hoia de eiothasin hai gunaikes’: Xanthippe and Socrates’s Swan Song”
—Sonja Tanner, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

“Two Examples of Bounded Rationality in Plato’s Phaedo
—Andre Archie, Colorado State University

Comments, Question & Answer: Robert Metcalf, UC Denver

12:00-1:00 Luncheon (catered by Udi’s): Philosophy Dept., Plaza M108

1:00-3:00 Panel on Interpreting “Recollection” in the Phaedo
“Innate Logoi in Plato’s Phaedo and its Predecessors”
—Glenn Rawson, Rhode Island College

“Paradox, Aporia, and Recollection in the Meno and the Phaedo”
—Naomi Reshotko, University of Denver

Comments, Question & Answer: Antonio Chu, Metro State College

November 9 (11:30 a.m., Haber library):

Kim Garchar,
"Sin, Sorrow, and Suffering: A Graceful Response to the Evils and Tragedies of Life"

Spring 2006

All talks in Honi Haber Memorial Library (Plaza M108) unless otherwise stated.

January 27th, 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Shannon Vallor, Lecturer, Santa Clara University
“Why Computers are Never Right: A Phenomenological Inquiry into the Mark of the Mental”

February 7th, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Maria Talero, Assistant Professor, Rhodes College
“Expression and Gesture in Merleau-Ponty”

February 10th, 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Kym Maclaren, Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University
“Emotion and its “Qualia”: Rethinking the Nature of the Subject”

April 24, 2:30 – 4 p.m. Tivoli Student Union, Room 329

John Lysaker, University of Oregon
Commended Strangers, Beautiful Enemies: On the Faces of Emersonian “Friendship”

Past Lectures:

Fall 2005

Sept. 8, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Robert Metcalf Assistant Professor, UC Denver
"On the Dissolution of the Soul: Plato's Republic VIII"

Sept. 22, 2:30 – 5 p.m. Haber Memorial Lecture CANCELLED
An Afternoon of Early American Thought
John Lysaker, University of Oregon "Reading Being Read: Emerson and You"
AND Phil Cafaro, CSU "To Be a Philosopher in Thoreau's Time and Ours"
*Tivoli Student Union, Room 440*

Oct. 19, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Michael Boring Lecturer, UC Denver "The Messianic Promise at the Limits of Reason: Deconstruction as Religion"

Nov. 2, 11:30a.m.–1 p.m.
Rick Furtak Assistant Professor, Colorado College "Skepticism and Emotional Knowing: Kierkegaard and Thoreau on Falling in Love with the World"

Dec. 1, 2:30 – 4 p.m. Brian Finken Lecturer, UC Denver Topic TBA

Spring 2005

March 3, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Sister Prudence Allen, St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
"Man--Woman: Philosophical Approaches"

Haber Memorial Lecture April 1, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Professor Sandra Rosenthal, Loyola University, New Orleans
Pragmatic Pluralism and the Issue of Relativism
This lecture will be held in Tivoli Student Union, Room 444

April 21, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Carl Raschke, University of Denver
"Deleuze and the Philosophy of Religion"

April 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Candice Shelby Associate Professor, UC Denver Topic: TBA

May 3, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Farewell Talk and Reception for Paul Saalbach Instructor, UC Denver
Topic: TBA

May 5, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Jennifer Matey, Visiting Scholar, University of Arizona "The Concept of State Consciousness in the Higher Order: Thought Theory of Consciousness"

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