Monday, September 22: Dr. Ryan Shriver, Visiting Professor of Philosophy at FLC, "What are the differences between Eastern and Western philosophy?"
Monday, September 29: Dr. Michael Huemer, Professor of Philosophy at CU-Boulder, "The Illusion of Authority." Reception afterwards.
Monday, October 20: Debate on the merits of democracy.
Monday, November 10: Ethics Bowl debate.
Monday, November 17: TBA, Dr. William Mangrum, Visiting Professor in Composition at FLC.
Monday, December 1: TBA, Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady, Professor of Philosophy at FLC.
Monday, January 26: "An Introduction to Metaphysics," Sean Conte, FLC Philosophy Major.
Monday, February 9: Ethics Bowl Scrimmage, FLC Ethics Bowl Team and the Department of Philosophy.
Monday, March 2: Left-Libertarianism: The Good, the Bad, and the Owen; Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady, Dr. Justin McBrayer, and Dr. Dugald Owen, all of the FLC Philosophy Department.
Monday, March 16: "An Introduction to Phenomenology," Mr. Ryan Shriver, FLC Philosophy Department.
Monday, April 6: "Problems in the Philosophy of Mind," discussion led by the Philosophy Club Officers
Monday, April 13: "The Mystery of the Mystery of Consciousness," Dr. John Heil, Washington University.
Monday, September 9: “Living Deeper with God,” Dr. Justin P. McBrayer
Thursday, September 19: “Skeptical Religion: What it Means and Why it Matters,” Dr. J.L. Schellenberg, Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada
Sunday, September 29: Peripatetic Philosophy (a hike with philosophers)
Thursday, October 10: "If quantum mechanics were true, we wouldn't be able to tell that it was right (and other problems for scientific realism)" Dr. Laura Ruetsche, University of Michigan
Monday, October 21: Ethics Bowl Debate
Monday, November 4: Getting into Graduate School or Law School: Professor’s Perspective
Monday, December 9: “Do we have moral obligations to nonhuman animals?” Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady, FLC Department of Philosophy
Monday, January 20: "Is the Pope a Marxist?" Dr. Perry Solheim, FLC School of Business
Monday, February 3: "What's wrong with skepticism? What's right about simplicity?" Dr. Dugald Owen, FLC Department of Philosophy
Monday, February 17: "A Consideration of Language, Ontology, and Silence in Zen Philosophy," Mr. Ryan Shriver, PhD candidate University of Hawaii and adjunct professor of philosophy at FLC
Monday, March 3: "Do We Have Souls?" Dr. Eric Olson, University of Sheffield, UK
Monday, March 17: "Effective Altruism," Mr. Caleb Ontiveros, FLC Philosophy major
Monday, April 14: Getting into Graduate School or Law School: Students’ Perspective
Monday, September 3: “Skeptical Religion,” Caleb Ontiveros, FLC Philosophy Major
Thursday, September 20: “Defusing the Darwinian Dilemma: Adaptive Antirealism and Adequate Explanations,” Dr. Christina Van Dyke, Calvin College
Monday, October 8: "On Pridelessness," Dr. Jeremy Fischer, University of Calgary
Thursday, October 18: "The Meaning of Life," Dr. George Backen, Adams State College
Monday, October 29: “Courage as an Environmental Virtue,” Dr. Rachel Fredericks, FLC Department of Philosophy
Monday, November 5: FLC Ethics Bowl Scrimmage featuring four FLC philosophy students! Audience members wanted!
Monday, December 3: "Do We Justly Own What We Legally Have?" Dr. Justin McBrayer, FLC Department of Philosophy
Monday, January 14: "The F-Word in Academia: Clearing Faith's Bad Rap," Mr. Nate Herbst, Connect Campus Ministry
Monday, January 28: “Critical Reflections on John Rawls’ Theory of Justice,” Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady, FLC Department of Philosophy
Monday, February 11: "Reflections On Caring in the Academy," Dr. Bill Mangrum, FLC Religious Studies
Monday, February 18: "Living Deeper without God," Dr. Dugald Owen, FLC Department of Philosophy
Monday, February 25: TBA, A Student-Led Discussion
Monday, March 18: “Can a Life Be Redeemed?” Mr. Ed Cash, Durango High School
Monday, April 1: "What Makes Something Possible? A Survey of the Metaphysics of Modality," FLC Philosophy students
October 10: "WTF is Postmodernism?" a student-led discussion, 7 pm, Senate Chambers of Student Union
October 20 (Thursday): "Is Epistemic Self-Reliance an Ideal?" Dr. Linda Zagzebski, University of Oklahoma, 3:30 Vallecito Room, Student Union
November 7: "How is Virtue Relevant for Medical Ethics?" Dr. Kip Boyd, Chief Medical Officer, Mercy Hospital, 7 pm, Senate Chambers of Student Union
December 5: "Prediction & Truth: At What does Science Aim?" Doug Moore, FLC student, 7 pm, Senate Chambers of Student Union
January 23: "The crystal, the equation, and the metaphor walk into a bar: what do Michael Polyani and Kurt Godel have to say to a writer?" Dr. David Clark, 7 pm, Senate Chambers of Student Union
February 6: “Knowledge and Incentives: Doing Good While Doing Well,” Dr. Deborah Walker, Economist with FLC School of Business, 7 pm, Senate Chambers of Student Union
February 20: "Continental Philosophy,"Dr. Nathan Guss, FLC Department of Modern Languages, 7 pm, Senate Chambers of Student Union
March 19: "What is Art?" Steve Meyers, FLC Department of English, 7 pm, Senate Chambers of Student Union
April 19 (Thursday): Dr. Philip Cafaro, Department of Philosophy, Colorado State University, 3:30 pm, Noble Hall 130 (topic TBA)