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IN BRIEF: Philosophy Dialogue Series considers 'Expanding the Moral Realm'

By Kayla J. Kayden
University News Service
October 20, 2014

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy hosts a dialogue series of unique lectures, interactive presentations and discussions. Week five of the dialogue series covers "Expanding the Moral Realm."

Events are held in Comal Building, room 116, unless otherwise noted.  All events are free and open to the public.

Oct. 21
Do Markets Need Morals?
12:30 p.m., Frankie Dimento and Nagham Elnasr, dialogue students

Oct. 21
Different Perspectives of Moral Status: Strengths and Weaknesses
2 p.m., Joseph Aikens, philosophy student and Elizabeth Kanon, philosophy

Oct. 22
Vegetarianism and Feminism
San Marcos Public Library
3:30 p.m., Robert Fischer, philosophy

Oct. 23
James Joyce: The Moral Significance of the Commonplace
12:30 p.m., Leo Bannister and Alex Chabrier, dialogue students

Oct. 23
A Peircean View of Conduct
3:30 p.m., Greg Moses, philosophy

Oct. 24
Talk of the Times
12:30 p.m., Joseph Edmondson, Phi Sigma Tau

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Student Affairs.

For more information please contact Camrie Pipper, Department of Philosophy at (512) 245-2285.