Lisa Miracchi

Guest Lecturer Dr. Lisa Miracchi

Jan. 18, 2022

Mark your calendars for 3/17 at 3:30p-5:00p in the CU DEN Building 1100 as guest lecturer Dr. Lisa Miracchi, Ph.D., a G.R.A.S.P. Lab and Mindcore Affiliate from the University of Pennsylvania, will be on campus to speak to us on "Towards Understanding Intelligence: Avoiding Substitution Bias, Echo Chambers, and Philosophical...

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The Phenomenological Structure of Experience: Regarding the Ambiguity of Intersectionality, Emily Lee, Ph.D.

Nov. 9, 2021

This paper analyzes the epistemic value of experience by centering on the experiences of women of color in philosophy of race. The identity group remains one of the most elusive and difficult to understand both because it is too specific and too broad. There is an ethical and political urgency...

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Black Women Marxists on Race, Gender, and Class: Vanessa Wills, Ph.D.

Nov. 9, 2021

What, if anything, do class-based analyses offer in the way of contributions to theorizing racism, sexism, and other forms of identity-based oppression? The aim of this talk is to draw attention to the ways that Black women writing and organizing in the Marxist tradition have tackled and centered this question...

Robert Talisse, PhD

Why We Need Political Enemies: Robert Talisse, Ph.D.

Oct. 22, 2021

When engaged in democratic politics, it often strikes us that our opponents are not only wrong, but in the wrong . We tend to see them as not merely mistaken, but ignorant, corrupt, and on the side of injustice. Most account of responsible citizenship contend that we must nonetheless uphold...

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The Quest for Absolute Sound: What are the Philosophical Stakes for Audiophiles?, David Hildebrand, Ph.D.

Sept. 9, 2021

Most people have met an audiophile, encountering weird monolithic speakers, glowing amplifiers, or a vipers’ nest of cables. What seems like mere fetishism from the outside is actually a complicated crossroads of acoustics, technological devices, engineering, aesthetic evaluation, consumerism, psychological habits — and philosophical assumptions. This talk looks at several...