Philosopher's Stone Endowed Fund and Speakers Series
The Philosopher's Stone Endowed Fund supports the work of current Philosophy majors and minors. The fund underwrites the Philosopher's Stone Speakers Series, which enables to bring dynamic, nationally- recognized philosophers to Regis for public talks and seminars with Philosophy majors, offering students the chance to connect with scholars working in diverse areas of the discipline.
Philosophy, Tyranny, and Truth: a Roundtable
Thursday, October 26; 6:30-8:00pm
210 Claver Hall
Join Philosophy faculty and current students for a conversation about philosophy, its disposition toward truth, and the role these play in understanding tyranny. Plato, Hannah Arendt, Harry Frankfurt (and more) are on the docket!
Philosopher's Stone Speakers Series: an Evening With Dr. George Yancy
January 18, 2018
Book Signing and Public Talk, 6:30pm
Regis University Chapel
Sponsored by the Regis College Philosophy Department, the Regis College Dean's Office, and the Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Ph.D., New York University
"Socrates Must Die: the Ethos of the Extraordinary and the Birth of Philosophy"
Maria Talero, Ph.D., Independent Climate Community Educator
"Social Mirroring and Climate Change"
Alumni Roundtable, "Philosophy and Vocation"
Sarah Pessin, Ph.D., University of Denver departments of Philosophy and Judaic Studies
"Levinas: Agonism and the Other/s"
Lisa Guenther, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
"Lethal Injection and its Discontents"
Jonathan Lear, Ph.D., University of Chicago
"Examining the Irony of Radical Hope"
Cynthia Freeland, Ph.D., University of Houston
"Art and Medical Imaging Technology"
Theresa Tobin, Ph.D., Marquette University
"The Nature and Moral Significance of Spiritual Violence"