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2017-18 Happiness

  • michael bishop philosophy

Every year the UMM Philosophy Discipline hosts the Midwest Philosophy Colloquium, where distinguished speakers come to campus and give talks on topics of general interest.

Previous colloquium speakers have included Donald Davidson, Saul Kripke, Fred Dretske, J.L. Mackie, Gilbert Harman, David Gauthier, Keith Donnellan, Kurt Baier, Alvin Goldman, David Kaplan, Paul Benacerraf, Keith Lehrer, Jonathan Bennett, John Searle, Robert Solomon, Phillipa Foot, Eleanor Stump, Fred Feldman, Nancy Cartwright, Gary Watson, Michael Bratman, Stephen Stich, and many others.



Owen Flanagan (Duke University)

March 29, 2018
Imholte 109, 7 PM
"Anger: The Most Destructive Emotion"

Dan Haybron (St. Louis University)

April 5, 2018
Imholte 109 7 PM
"Happiness and the Capabilities Approach"

Valerie Tiberius (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

April 6, 2018
Imholte 109, 3 PM
"Fulfillment and Failure"

Michael Bishop (Florida State University)

April 12 , 2018
Imholte 109, 7 PM
"How to Think About Happy Lives"

These public lectures are free and open to the public and are supported by the UMM Dean's Office, the UMM Philosophy Discipline, and the UMTC Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.