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Roundtable Discussions

The Philosophy and Religious Studies Progam hosts monthly roundtable discussions led by faculty members. All roundtables will be on the last Wedensday of the month (earlier in Nov.) at 2:30 p.m. in Keith Hall, Room 319:

Fall 2019 Schedule:

Aug. 28: The Myth of Sisyphus Revisited (Dr. Matthew Pianalto)

Sept. 25: What's Wrong with Moral Relativism? (Dr. Mike Austin)

Oct. 30: Is Trump Conservative? (And what, by the way, is conservatism?) (Dr. Joshua Lynn)

Nov. 20: Leviathan and the Air-Pump (Dr. Tim Smit)


Past Roundtable Discussions:

Fall 2018-Spring 2019:

September: The Paradox of Socrates (Dr. Matt Pianalto)

October: The Critique of Religion in 19th-Century German Philosophy (Dr. Todd Gooch)

November: Ancient Skeptics (Dr. Ron Messerich)

February 6 (rescheduled date): Is There a Moral Right to Own a Gun? (Dr. Mike Austin)

February 27: The Ethics of Ticket Scalping (Dr. Laura Newhart)

March 27: Cosmopolitanism, Pluralism, and Human Dignity (Dr. Ron Messerich)

April 24: Why Did Buddha and Jesus Die? (Dr. Abraham Velez)

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